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.
Photos of Wiz Khalifa’s Damaged Car After Hit and Run Emerge Online
Rapper Wiz Khalifa might be in more trouble than we thought. As we previously reported, the Taylor Gang leader allegedly was involved in a hit-and-run accident last week in Los Angeles. Now comes word that his car actually hit two more cars, including a Lexus.
Rick Ross, Meek Mill + Wale Announce MMG Tour
Hip-hop's most powerful rap trifecta, Maybach Music Group (Rick Ross, Meek Mill and Wale), is coming to a city near you. The group announced dates for their MMG Tour, which kicks off in November.
R. Kelly Honored to Collaborate With Kanye West on ‘To the World’
R. Kelly's collaboration on 'To the World' from the G.O.O.D. Music album 'Cruel Summer' was one of the many highlights on the collection. The veteran R&B crooner was grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with Kanye West, who is a fellow Chicagoan artist.
Cassie Sweats It Out in GQ + Confirms Her Love With Diddy on Twitter
After years of speculation, it's safe to say that Cassie and Diddy are an item. The couple pretty much made it official by sharing some PDA on Twitter. Over the weekend, the Diddster instagram'd a photo of Cassie along with the caption, "I'm a very lucky man #knowthat.&qu…
Wiz Khalifa Unveils New Release Date + Track Listing to ‘O.N.I.F.C.’
After numerous delays, it looks as if Wiz Khalifa will finally drop his second LP 'O.N.I.F.C.' before year's end. The collection is schedule to drop on Dec. 4, just in time for the holiday shopping season.
Lil Wayne Wilds Out During Lawyer Deposition Over Quincy Jones III Lawsuit
Lil Wayne doesn't like to be asked questions, especially from a lawyer. In one of the most insane videotaped legal proceedings ever, Weezy is downright hostile and forgetful in a deposition with Quincy Jones III's attorney Pete Ross.
Wiz Khalifa Being Investigated for Alleged Hit-and-Run Incident
Uh-oh! It looks like Wiz Khalifa is in trouble with the law again. Authorities reportedly wants to speak with the Pittsburgh rhyme-spitter after supposedly leaving the scene of a hit-and-run accident last Wednesday (Sept. 19).
Rihanna Sends Chris Brown Sentimental Tweets, Calls Him ‘Baby’
The Twitter-verse was atwitter today (Sept. 24) after Rihanna sent some lovingly tweets to Chris Brown on his timeline. The pop siren this morning wrote to Breezy, "Praying for you baby, my best wishes are with you today! Remember that whatever God does in our lives, it is WELL DONE!!! #1Lo…
Kanye West Cancels Paris Fashion Show
Kanye West has canceled his runway show for his 2013 spring/summer collection at Paris Fashion Week because his clothing line has not been well-received by critics, according to Women's Wear Daily.
Usher Is ‘Excited’ to Be a Mentor on ‘The Voice’
Usher will start a new job next season that will be tailor-made for him -- a coach on NBC's hit reality-competition series 'The Voice.' The R&B crooner and expectant mother Shakira will replace Cee Lo Green and Christina Aguilera, respectively, who won't be returning to t…