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.
Rick Ross Reveals ‘Black Market’ Album Track List Featuring Nas, John Legend, Mariah Carey…
Aside from his relationship drama and his feud with 50 Cent, Rick Ross is ready to drop his eighth studio effort, 'Black Market.' The Miami boss unveils the collection’s star-studded track list on his Instagram account.
Adele Releases Full Version of ‘When We Were Young’
We are a few days away from the world being blessed with Adele’s third album, '25.' The British songbird’s “Hello” has certainly given us the feels and her second single, “When We Were Young,” will do the same -- if not more.
Kendrick Lamar Crashes a Wedding, Dabs to Whitney Houston Song [VIDEO]
Kendrick Lamar can be a comedian when the moment is right. Remember his phone call prank on Jay Rock? Hilarious. Well, the Compton rhymer is at it again. This time he crashed a wedding reception in Columbus, Ohio, over the weekend.
Nicki Minaj Hit With Lawsuit By Las Vegas Nightclub for Reneging on Contract
Nicki Minaj has been hit with a lawsuit by a Las Vegas nightclub for being tardy to the party and then leaving early. Owners of the Chateau Nightclub in the Paris hotel claim the Queen Barbz reneged on her contract and now they want their money back.
A Tribe Called Quest Reunites on ‘Tonight Show’, Performs ‘Can I Kick It’
Legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest reunited for the first time in 15 years for a special performance on the 'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' on Friday (Nov. 13).
Paris Attacks Lead to More Than 100 Deaths, Hip-Hop and R&B Community React
The world is in a state of shock as a number of coordinated terrorists attacks happened throughout Paris tonight (Nov. 13). According to ABC News, over 100 people are dead in a series of assaults that included explosions, shootings and a hostage situation.
Kanye West’s Haircuts Are Ridiculously Expensive
Kanye West stays fresh to impress at all times -- even if it costs a ridiculous amount of money. The mercurial rapper reportedly spends $500 every time he goes to get a haircut from his barber. No, that’s not a typo.
Big Sean Brings Out Eminem, Lil Wayne at Homecoming Concert in Detroit [VIDEO]
We all know that Big Sean has love for his hometown city of Detroit. So for his homecoming Finding Paradise tour stop in the Motor City, Sean Don gave concertgoers an exciting show that was filled with surprises on Friday night (Nov. 6).
Bruno Mars Wins Song of the Year, Jill Scott & Babyface Perform at the 2015 Soul Train Awa…
The 2015 Soul Train Awards took place in Las Vegas on Friday (Nov. 6) and according to reports, it was the trippiest show in America. Bruno Mars won Song of the Year for “Uptown Funk” and honorees Jill Scott and Babyface performed.
Fetty Wap Threatens to Shoot His Child’s Mother, Laughs About It on Instagram [VIDEO]
Fetty Wap is supposed to be recuperating from his motorcycle accident, but he’s causing a stir on social media for his outrageous behavior. A video has surfaced of the “My Way” rapper threatening to shoot his child’s mother outside of her grandmother’s house.