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.
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.
A$AP Rocky to Join Rihanna On Her Diamonds World Tour 2013
Rihanna has added some extra swag to her Diamonds World Tour with the recent addition of suave rapper A$AP Rocky. The Harlemite will join the Bajan songbird on the North American leg of the trek in 2013.
Listen to Whitney Houston’s ‘Never Give Up’
Whitney Houston continues to inspire people long after her untimely death on her new single, 'Never Give Up.' The uplifting tune, produced by Jermaine Dupri and Bryan-Michael Cox, will appear on the greatest-hits collection, 'I Will Always Love You: The Best of Whitney Houston.'
Nicki Minaj Unveils ‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re-Up’ Track Listing
While Nicki Minaj is titillating her U.K. Barbz on her overseas tour, the Young Money starlet unveiled the track listing for her 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded -- The Re-Up' album, which hits stores on Nov. 19.
Lil Wayne A No-Show at His Copyright Infringement Case
Lil Wayne was a no-show in court on Monday (Oct. 29) for his infringement case against producer Quincy Jones III (QDIII) due to his medical scares this past week.
Eminem’s Hat Sale Hints at a New Album in 2013
Although the Detroit Tigers lost to the San Francisco Giants in the World Series on Sunday (Oct. 28), Eminem has launched his own winning cap -- the "Eminem Baseball Tribute Champ Hat."
Nelly Left ‘Baffled’ Following Texas Tour Bus Raid
Nelly says he is still "baffled" over his surprise tour bus raid that occurred a few weeks ago. On Oct. 11, authorities in Sierra Blanca, Texas pulled over his vehicle and found over 10 pounds of marijuana, multiple bags of heroin and a loaded .45 caliber handgun.
Wiz Khalifa + Amber Rose Are Expecting a Baby Boy
Although they have been keeping it secret, Wiz Khalifa's fiancé Amber Rose may have spilled the beans on the their baby's gender. The pregnant model tweeted out a photo on Sunday (Oct. 21) of a gift from a friend and purposely revealed the sex of their unborn child.
Watch Kanye West Go After a Paparazzi
Kanye West's hatred for the paparazzi has been well-documented by the media. So when photos surfaced of Yeezy grabbing for a photographer's camera after said photog asked a rather rude question, we figured the outcome wouldn't turn out well.
Frank Ocean + Alicia Keys In the Studio Together
In Frank Ocean's recently posted open letter, he writes of penning a song for someone because they paid for his flight and hotel. So who could've been this mysterious "someone?" It looks as if it could have been Alicia Keys.