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.
Azealia Banks Criticizes Nicki Minaj for Her Issues With Miley Cyrus
Nicki Minaj's in-depth profile in The New York Times Magazine has been all the chatter on social media today (Oct. 7). Now fellow rapper Azealia Banks has some issues with 'The Pinkprint' creator for her words aimed at Miley Cyrus.
Fetty Wap Earns First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 With Self-Titled Debut
Rapper Fetty Wap has reached a milestone in his burgeoning career. The New Jersey rhymer earned his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with his eponymous debut effort via 300 Entertainment.
Drake Releases Official Version of ‘Can I’ Featuring Beyonce
Drake stays winning. After delivering his collaborative mixtape with Future and making waves on the Billboard Hot 100, he’s still not done with dropping hits. On Saturday (Oct. 3), during the OVO Sound Radio show on Beats 1, Drizzy’s manager Oliver El-Khatib unveiled “Can I,…
Jaden Smith Embraces PDA With Sarah Snyder at New York Fashion Week
Jaden Smith and Sarah Snyder are the latest couple to emerge out of New York Fashion Week. The couple were spotted locking lips during Gypsy Sport runway show.
T.I. Discusses Parting Ways With Iggy Azalea, His Music Career & More on ‘Ebro in the Morn…
T.I. appeared on 'Ebro in the Morning' to talk about his new EP, 'Da Nic,' as well other topics, including parting ways with Iggy Azalea.
Listen to a Snippet of Beyonce and Naughty Boy’s New Song ‘Runnin’ (Lose It All)’
The BeyHive is buzzing over this good news. Beyonce will make a big return this week with a new song produced by U.K. hitmaker Naughty Boy. Their collaborative tune is called “Runnin’ (Lose It All) and it also features crooner Arrow Benjamin.
Rihanna and Travi$ Scott’s Romance Heats Up in New York [VIDEO]
It looks like Rihanna may have found love with Travi$ Scott. The Bajan beauty and Houston rhymer was recently spotted canoodling at a club last Friday (Sept. 11).
Kendrick Lamar Pens Touching Tribute to Tupac Shakur
Kendrick Lamar has penned a heartfelt tribute to Tupac Shakur on the 19th anniversary of the rapper's death.
Rihanna and Travi$ Scott Caught in Dating Rumors
Love must be in the air. Looks like Rihanna is no longer kicking it with Formula One race car driver Lewis Hamilton and has her sights set on rapper Travi$ Scott.
Rick Ross to Drop ‘Black Dollar’ Album This Week
Guess who’s back? Rick Ross is showing fans who's boss with the surprise release of his new album, Black Dollar. The project will hit stores on Thursday (Sept. 3).