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.
Sam Smith Gives Soulful Performance of ‘Stay With Me’ at 2014 MTV Video Music Awards
Sam Smith gave a subtle yet soulful performance of his emotional ballad 'Stay with Me' at 2014 MTV Video Music Awards
Is Eminem Dropping His New Album on Black Friday?
Guess who's back? The real Slim Shady. Fifteen years after his debut album, Eminem is ready to drop a new album tentatively titled 'Shady XV.'
Suge Knight Shot at Chris Brown-Hosted Pre-VMAs Party [VIDEO]
Former rap mogul Suge Knight was shot multiple times at a pre-VMAs party early Sunday morning (Aug. 23).
Eminem and Rihanna Accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Detroit [VIDEO]
Eminem and Rihanna made a big splash at the final stop of their Monster Tour. The duo performed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in front of thousands of fans.
Macklemore, Lil Wayne, Ludacris Honored at 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards
Rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Lil Wayne and Ludacris were honored at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards on Friday (Aug. 23).
Iggy Azalea Falls Off Stage During VMAs Benefit Concert [VIDEO]
Whoa! Iggy Azalea took a tumble while performing at a pre-VMAs benefit concert in Los Angeles and the embarrassing moment was caught on video.
Nicki Minaj’s Dancer Bit by Snake at 2014 MTV VMAs Rehearsal
During a rehearsal at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, one of Nicki Minaj's backup dancers was bit by a snake.
Are Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Separating?
Another celebrity couple headed for divorce? According to reports, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are planning to separate after six years of marriage.
Supreme Unveils Fall/ Winter 2014 Collection
Supreme unveils their Fall/Winter 2014 collection and it looks awesome.
Nicki Minaj Releases ‘Anaconda’ Lyric Video
Nicki Minaj releases animated 'Anaconda' lyric video just days before the premiere of the official clip.