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.
Rihanna, The Weeknd, Drake and More Grace Forbes’ ’30 Under 30′ List
Rihanna, The Weeknd and Drake are raking in the dough.
Beyonce Notches Sixth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With ‘Lemonade’
Beyonce had a busy week and it looks like it paid off for her. The R&B superstar notched her sixth No. 1 album with her latest effort, 'Lemonade.'
Aretha Franklin Honors Prince With Jazzy Rendition of ‘Purple Rain’ [VIDEO]
The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin honors Prince with a jazzy rendition of "Purple Rain."
Gunfire Erupts on Final Day of SXSW 2016 [VIDEO]
Gunshots rang out on the final day of the South By Southwest (SXSW) music, film and interactive festival in Austin, Texas, on Sunday morning (March 20).
Chris Brown Slanders Donald Trump on Instagram [VIDEO]
Chris Brown has a serious problem with Donald Trump and he aired out his issues with the GOP front-runner on social media.
Wale Spent $1.1 Million on Uber, Hollers at Lyft: ‘Hey, Stranger’
Wale revealed that he has spent $1.1 million on using Uber in 2014. But he may have found a solution to his transportation problems.
2016 Grammy Awards Winners
Check out the winners list for the 2016 Grammy Awards!
Unreleased Aaliyah Song ‘Quit Hatin” Hits the Internet
Just a few days after what would have been her 34th birthday, an unreleased Aaliyah track has surfaced online. The song titled 'Quit Hatin' features the late songbird's smokey vocals over a contemporary productions.
Beyonce Announces New Destiny’s Child Single, Greatest Hits Album
For those of you hankering to hear some new music from Destiny's Child you are in luck. Beyonce just announced on her Facebook page that a new song titled 'Nuclear' will appear on the group's greatest hits compilation 'Love Songs.'
Nicki Minaj + Adam Levine Bringing Lifestyle Brands to Kmart
Chart-topping pop stars Nicki Minaj and Adam Levine have partnered with Kmart to bring their respective fashion lines to its stores and the shopping website, ShopyourWay.com.
Azealia Banks Kicks Off 2013 With New Song ‘BBD’
Azealia Banks starts the new year on an energetic note with her new single, 'BBD,' which stands for "Bad B----es Doit." The song is not from her upcoming album, 'Broke With Expensive Taste,' but it's a preview of things to come from the Harlem rapper.
Lil Wayne Reportedly to Star in Pixar Movie ‘The Good Dinosaur’
Rapper Lil Wayne is quite an animated figure in the rap world, but it looks like he's going to bring his unique personality to film. According to ScreenCrush, Weezy will reportedly voice a character in a new Pixar flick titled 'The Good Dinosaurs.'