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.
Ciara and Future Officially Call It Quits
Love took a major hit in 2014. Among the couples who fell in love right before our eyes was Ciara and Future. Unfortunately, after CiCi broke off her engagement to the Astronaut Kid in September, the couple have decided to end their love affair for good.
Jeremih Arrested for Disorderly Conduct After Missing Flight
Jeremih had a stressful travel day. The R&B singer was reportedly arrested at Newark airport while trying to catch a flight on Friday (Dec. 12).
2015 Grammy Nominations Include Beyonce, Sam Smith, Pharrell and More
It's that time of year. A partial list of nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards were announced on Friday morning (Dec. 5), and right from the jump, Beyonce, Sam Smith and Pharrell Williams are in the running for the coveted trophy.
Listen to Eminem Freestyle on Baruch College Radio in 1997
Before Eminem became one of the best rappers in hip-hop, he was just Slim Shady making noise on the underground rap scene. In 1997, he appeared on Baruch College's radio show called Solo Vibes and threw down several crazy freestyles. Over the weekend, audio from that radio appearance surfaced o…
Ginuwine to Reunite With Timbaland On New Album [VIDEO]
Ginuwine recently made announcement that will certainly please his hardcore fans. The R&B crooner is reuniting with his longtime producer Timbaland for his next studio album.
Busta Rhymes Falls Off Stage During O.T. Genasis’ Concert Performance [VIDEO]
It's no secret that Busta Rhymes likes to turn up onstage, but during a concert performance in New York with his protege O.T. Genasis, the veteran rhymer turned up just a little bit harder than expected. Bussa-Buss fell off the stage and "Busta" his head on the concrete. And it was al…
Beyonce and Blue Ivy Are Ready to Celebrate Christmas [PHOTO]
Although families across the nation are currently enjoying their Thanksgiving festivities, it looks like Beyonce and Blue Ivy are ready for the next big holiday coming up -- Christmas.
T.I. Talks ‘Paperwork’ Album, Creating Hit Songs & His Excessive Nature [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]
For this latest installment of The Boombox's '16 Bars' series, T.I. talks about his new album, 'Paperwork,' how he makes great rap songs and his "killer-ant-with-a-sledgehammer mentality."
Mystikal Jams With Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars on ‘SNL’ [VIDEO]
Papa's got a brand new bag in the form of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars. The dynamic duo brought the funk to 'Saturday Night Live' over the weekend and introduced Mystikal during an energetic set of 'Feel Right.'
Solange Gets Hives on Wedding Day [PHOTO]
Solange Knowles' beautiful wedding day turned disastrous when the singer suffered an allergic reaction at the reception.