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.
Nicki Minaj’s ‘Bed of Lies’ Featuring Skylar Grey Debuts Online
After performing 'Bed of Lies' at the MTV Europe Music Awards last week, Nicki Minaj liberated the full song on Saturday (Nov. 15). The song was produced by Kane Beatz and features Skylar Grey on the hook.
Skype Launches Beta for Voice and Video Calls on Your Web Browser
The popular instant-messaging service Skype is now bringing their app to the web browser. Microsoft announced on Friday (Nov. 14) that a new beta launch is available where it allows anyone to use their account on any computer without downloading the native app.
Rihanna Launches Diamond Ball For Clara Lionel Foundation
Rihanna likes to call herself a bad gal but she is actually doing good things for her native country of Barbados. The R&B superstar has announced plans to launch her inaugural Diamond Ball event on Dec. 11 at the Vineyard in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Chris Brown & Tinashe Perform, Jodeci Reunite at 2014 Soul Train Awards
Chris Brown, Tinashe, a reunited Jodeci and others were among the artists who performed at the 2014 Soul Train Awards in Las Vegas on Friday (Nov. 7).
Rihanna Is Back On Instagram [PHOTOS]
Guess who's back? Rihanna made a grand return to Instagram after a six-month absence. On Sunday morning (Nov. 2), the R&B singer reunited with her 13 million followers with a photo of her head turned upside down with the caption, "Hellurr #badgalback."
Prince, 3rdEyeGirl Perform Three-Song Medley on ‘SNL’ [VIDEO]
Prince, along with his band 3rdEyeGirl (plus guest vocalist Lianne La Havas) performed a three-song set on 'Saturday Night Live' over the weekend. And of course, they killed it.
You Think You Know Chris Brown?
Team Breezy thinks they know everything about the crooner but there are still some facts that may be surprising to his newer fans. Learn some surprising details about the Grammy-winning artist in You Think You Know Chris Brown?
Nicki Minaj Dropping New Single ‘Only’ Featuring Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown
After reaching platinum with her booty anthem 'Anaconda,' Nicki Minaj is ready to deliver her next sure-fire hit single called 'Only.' On Sunday (Oct. 26), the Queen Barbz unveiled the cover art to the new song, which also features Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown.
Drake Drops New Songs ‘6 God,’ ‘Heat of the Moment’ & ‘How Bout Now’
A day after celebrating his 28th birthday, Drake gifts fans a wonderful present -- new music! The Toronto rapper delivered three new songs: '6 God,' 'Heat of the Moment' and the previously leaked track, 'How 'Bout Now.'
Senior Citizens React to Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’ Video
Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' video certainly raised a lot of eyebrows when it first premiered on the Internet. By now, the jungle-inspired clip isn't so shocking anymore. But how would grandparents react to watching Minaj's bootylicous video? Wonder no more.