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.
Jay Z Deletes His Instagram Page After One Day, Wishes Michael Jackson Happy Birthday
Grand opening, grand closing. Jay Z joined Instagram for one day and then abruptly terminated his account. However, he did pay tribute to Michael Jackson.
Common Chimes in on Drake and Serena Williams’ Romance [VIDEO]
While some fans are skeptical of Drake and Serena Williams' romance, her ex-boyfriend, Common, seems genuinely happy for the pair.
Fetty Wap Unveils Bold Cover Art for Debut Album
After dropping hit singles “Trap Queen,” “My Way” and “679," Fetty Wap is finally ready to drop his debut album. On Wednesday (Aug. 26), the New Jersey rhymer unveiled the cover art for the project.
Chris Brown Gets a Head Tattoo, Slander Commences on Twitter [PHOTO]
Chris Brown is shocking the internet with his newest tattoo: an image of the famous statue Venus De Milo. The slander soon followed.
‘Straight Outta Compton’ Tops Box Office Again, Crosses $100 Million Threshold
The N.W.A biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' retained its No. 1 position at the box office for the second consecutive weekend. The F. Gary Gray-directed movie pulled in an estimated $26.8 million over the three-day period.
Fetty Wap Denies Being Jumped and Robbed at Washington, D.C. Club [VIDEO]
Nagging rumors can be a nuisance especially if you are a rising rap star. Rapper Fetty Wap is fending off phony reports that he was jumped and robbed of his jewelry while appearing at Stadium nightclub in Washington, D.C., on Saturday (Aug. 23).
‘Straight Outta Compton’ Sequel With Snoop Dogg and Tupac Shakur in the Works
The N.W.A biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' has become a huge box office success for Universal. Now comes word that a sequel involving two of the most respected West Coast icons in hip-hop -- Snoop Dogg and the late Tupac Shakur -- is in the works.
The Weeknd Announces The Madness Fall Tour
If you missed the Weeknd when he was on his summer trek, you’ll have another shot to catch him again in the fall. Today (Aug. 20), the R&B enigma announced dates for his upcoming The Madness Fall Tour.
Dee Barnes Says the ‘Truth’ Was Left Out of ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Film
Music journalist Dee Barnes has penned a stinging commentary about 'Straight Outta Compton' and says the movie left out the beatings that she and other women allegedly suffered at the hands of Dr. Dre.
50 Cent Reenacts His Near-Fatal Shooting in ‘9 Shots’ Video
50 Cent reenacts his near-fatal 2000 shooting that left him wounded with nine bullets lodged inside of him in his new video for “9 Shots.”