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.
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.
Does Frank Ocean Have a New Beau?
Is Frank Ocean boo'd up with a handsome model? The gossip blogs are in a frenzy with reports that the singer's new lover/boyfriend/BFF is model Willy Cartier. The rumors started when Ocean recently shared photos on Instagram of two hanging out in Los Angeles together.
Chris Brown Signs Modeling Deal with Wilhelmina Agency
It looks like Chris Brown wants to expand his presence into the fashion world. According to Women's Wear Daily, the R&B crooner has signed with the management division of the Wilhelmina modeling agency.
Pitbull Is Muy Caliente on the Cover of Rolling Stone Magazine
Latin superstar Pitbull graces the "secondary" cover of Rolling Stone magazine's Nov. 22 issue, which features Daniel Craig (as James Bond) on its main cover. Honestly, we think Mr. 305 is way more suave than 007, but we digress.
Cee Lo Green Reportedly Had An Ongoing Relationship With Sexual Assault Accuser
New information has surfaced in the sexual battery case against Cee Lo Green. According to StarCrush (via TMZ), the 'Voice' judge and his accuser reportedly had an ongoing relationship for almost a year.