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.
Minneapolis Middle School Names Music Room After Prince [VIDEO]
The Perfect World Foundation, a charity founded by the late singer's wife, has made a charitable donation to a Minnesota middle school.
15 Classic Rap Videos That Sparked Dance Crazes
From MC Hammer to Will Smith and Chingy, rappers not only rocked the mic, but they owned the dance floor too. Here are 15 classic rap videos that started dance crazes nationwide.
Beyonce and JAY-Z ‘s Semi-Nude ‘OTRII’ Photos Have Twitter Going Crazy
The 'OTRII' tour book features provocative photos of JAY and Queen Bey in bed together.
DJ Khaled Files Lawsuit Against Consulting Company Over His Son’s Name
DJ Khaled is going after a company he claims is trying to profit off his son's name.
Diddy on NFL Team Ownership: ‘I Don’t Want to Be Associated with Oppressing Black Men’
The Bad Boy Records mogul told Big Boy that he has no interest in owning an NFL team.
New Edition’s Michael Bivins Finally Receives High School Diploma at Age 49
Michael Bivins received an honorary high school diploma from his alma mater.
Lil’ Kim Files for Bankruptcy, Drops Teaser Video for ‘Spicy’
Lil' Kim reportedly filed for bankruptcy, but she's planning to drop a new video real soon.
Petition Wants UGK’s ‘Int’l Players Anthem (I Choose You)’ As the New National Anthem
A fan has launched a petition to have the national anthem be replaced with UGK/OutKast's song "Int'l Players Anthem (I Choose You)."
DJ Paul Slams Juicy J on Twitter: ‘Take Those Shades Off Shady A–‘
DJ Paul has a personal beef with his Three 6 Mafia cohort Juicy J.
North West Singing Kanye’s Song ‘No Mistakes’ Will Make Your Heart Melt [VIDEO]
Make no mistake, this adorable clip of North West singing her daddy's tune will melt your heart.
Kanye West Reveals He Has a ‘Mental Condition': ‘It’s Not a Disability, It’s a Superpower’
Yeezy talks to Big Boy about his 'mental condition' and how it's affects his art.
Ice Cube Confirms New Album and ‘Friday’ Movie Are In the Works
Ice Cube reveals that he's dropping a new album very soon.