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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.
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New Footage of Gunplay’s Fight With 50 Cent’s G-Unit Crew Surfaces Online

Just days after video surfaced of Gunplay getting into a scuffle with 50 Cent's G-Unit crew at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards, new footage has emerge of the skirmish. The video shows the Maybach Music Group associate being pummeled by five G-Unit members including rapper Mike Knox.

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50 Cent Gets Death Threats from Gunplay Following BET Hip-Hop Awards Scuffle

After scrapping with 50 Cent's cronies at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta, Gunplay had some choice words for his arch nemesis. In an interview with TMZ, the Maybach Music Group associate explained why he was fighting with the New York rapper's entourage at the event.

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Alicia Keys + Beyonce Share Baby Stories With Each Other

Alicia Keys and Beyonce have a lot more in common than just being R&B queens, they are proud mothers of their kids -- 2-year-old Egypt and 9-month-old Blue Ivy, respectively. The piano diva revealed to Capital FM that her and Bey often share baby stories together.

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Videos Emerge of Rick Ross’ Backstage Fight at 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards

Footage of the infamous scuffle between Rick Ross and Young Jeezy backstage at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards has surfaced online. TMZ posted a grainy smart phone video capturing the moments after both parties met in the hallway at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center.

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Jay-Z Celebrates Brooklyn in 1st Concert at New York’s Barclays Center

Jay-Z returned to the borough that raised him for the first of his eight-night concert residency on Friday (Sept. 28) at Brooklyn's new basketball stadium. The rap king was at center court of the newly-opened Barclays Center as he toasted BK and his devoted fans.

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Jay-Z, Rihanna, Questlove + J. Cole Attend 40/40 Club Opening at Barclays Center

Jay-Z celebrated the grand opening of the Barclays Center's 40/40 club Thursday night (Sept. 27) in Brooklyn, N.Y. Hov's closest friends like Rihanna, Questlove (of the Roots), J. Cole and other celebrities were in attendance at the club's first party inside the Brooklyn Nets' new home.

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