Trent Fitzgerald is a New Jersey-based freelance writer who is obsessed with hip-hop and pop culture. Currently, he's a music writer for Townsquare Media properties. When he's not writing about your favorite rapper, he's copping sneakers and blogging on his personal rap blog, BeatsandRants.com. He also goes tumbling at beatsnrants.tumblr.com. When it's all said and done, he strives for good music and journalism excellence. Follow him on twitter @BeatsandRants.
Eminem Sued for ‘Lookin’ Boy’ Sample on ‘Rap God’
Eminem’s ‘Rap God’ may have earned a spot in the 'Guinness Book of World Records,' but a rap group is angry that he sampled their song without permission.
Did Rihanna’s New Song ‘World Peace’ Leak?
Last year, it was rumored that Rihanna would drop her eighth studio album, tentatively titled #R8, in December. Now the Internet is buzzing over a purported new song from the singer that leaked online called ‘World Peace.’
Beyonce Posts Special Happy New Year’s Video for Her Fans
Beyonce had a great 2014 and she decided to share her memories of the past year with her fans on Instagram.
Iggy Azalea Reveals Her Diagnosis With TMJ Disorder
While everyone was enjoying their New Year’s celebration, Iggy Azalea went on Twitter to wish her fans a “Happy New Year” and revealed a major medical challenge that she will face in 2015.
Usher Teams Up With Migos on ‘Still Got It’
Before Usher ushers in the New Year (see what we did there?), he released a new track called ‘Still Got It’ featuring Atlanta rap trio Migos.
Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz Welcome Another Baby Boy [PHOTO]
Congrats are in order for Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz. The lovely couple welcomed their second child together on Saturday morning (Dec. 27).
Ludacris Gets Engaged to Longtime Girlfriend Eudoxie [PHOTO]
Love was definitely in the air for Ludacris and his longtime girlfriend, Eudoxie. The Atlanta rapper propose to his ladylove in a very unique way over the holiday weekend.
10 Most Stylish Rappers of 2014
From Kanye West to Andre 3000, these men, as well other fellow MCs on this list, showcase hip-hop style in their own unique way, continuing to influence the fashion world. So here's our salute to the 10 Most Stylish Rappers of 2014.
LL Cool J Performs ‘4,3,2,1’ With Canibus at Barclays Center [VIDEO]
LL Cool J performed at Hot 97’s holiday show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Friday (Dec. 19), and brought out an unexpected guest -- Canibus!
Nicki Minaj Appears on New Madonna Song ‘Bitch I’m Madonna’
After 13 unmastered recordings from her upcoming album, ‘Rebel Heart,’ leaked online earlier this week, Madonna decided to release six finished songs from the project. One of those songs features Nicki Minaj called ‘I’m Madonna Bitch.’