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.
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.'
Cee Lo Green Getting Healthy with eDiets Partnership
Cee Lo Green is a huge star both literally and figuratively. So the former 'Voice' judge is getting on the health kick in 2013 with his new partnership with eDiets. "My goal for #2013 is to make #health a habit -- who's gonna join me?" tweeted the crooner.
Game and Tyga Celebrate Christmas with Families in Compton
Christmas came early for families living in Compton, Calif. Hometown rappers Game and Tyga visited their old neighborhood on Friday (Dec. 21) bearing gifts and toys for children as part of their annual toy drive. Game shared several photos of the event on his Instagram page.
Kanye West in a Career Slump Because of Kim Kardashian?
Has Kanye West lost his mojo? According to New York Daily News, the mercurial producer is losing his star status because of his boo Kim Kardashian. The newspaper asserts that Yeezy's popularity has become tainted ever since he hooked up with the celebrity debutante.
Notorious B.I.G’s Autopsy Report Leaked in Detail
In March 1997, Notorious B.I.G. was slain in Los Angeles when four bullets pierced through his body while he was sitting in the passenger seat of a Chevy Suburban. Now, an unsealed autopsy explains the exact nature of how the late rapper died of his injuries.
Wendy Williams on Beyonce: ‘Sounds Like She Has a Fifth Grade Education’
Talk-show diva Wendy Williams is known for her sharp tongue, but this time she might have been too sharp with her opinion about Beyonce. According to Perez Hilton, Williams was overheard dissing Mrs. Carter during a recent taping of her show.
Eve Is Two Months Pregnant!
Congrats may be in order for rapper Eve, who reportedly is two-months pregnant with her first child. Although the 'Blow Your Mind' artist has yet to confirm the baby news, gossip websites are reporting that she and boyfriend Maximillion Cooper are going to be expectant parents.
Rihanna to Star in U.S. Version of ‘Styled to Rock’ Series
After conquering the music and film worlds in 2012, it looks as if Rihanna wants to tackle the reality-TV business. The 'Diamonds' singer is bringing her U.K.-based fashion reality show 'Styled to Rock' to the Style Network next year.
Beyonce to Release New Music Before Super Bowl XLVII
Before Beyonce conquers the Super Bowl stage in February, expect to hear some brand new music from the R&B mama. The songbird's longtime collaborator The-Dream told Billboard that she plans to release a couple of new tracks before her Super Bowl XLVII halftime concert in New Orleans on …
Big Sean Hopes to Collaborate with Eminem on ‘Hall of Fame’ Album
Big Sean, who plans to release his second album 'Hall of Fame: Memoirs of a Detroit Player' in 2013, teases that he has some great features on the upcoming LP. However, the 'Finally Famous' rapper is still trying get fellow Detroit spitfire Eminem for his project...
Did Chris Brown Reveal His Album Title on Instagram?
Although Chris Brown deleted his Twitter account after his scatological feud with comedian Jenny Johnson, he's posting a bevy of photos on his Instagram page. In one post, he might have revealed the title of his next album.
T.I. Brings Blaxploitation Look to ‘Trouble Man’ Cover Art + Posts Track Listing
Rapper T.I. is taking fans back to the Blaxploitation Era with his cover art of his upcoming album 'Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head.' The Atlanta rhyme-spitter is looking very mack-ish while holding a gun his hand.