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.
Will Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ Get an English Redo?
If you haven't been living under a rock, you would know that Psy's 'Gangnam Style' is taking America by storm. The Korean pop star has millions of fans mimicking the galloping dance move, but does anyone know what the heck he's rapping about?
Missy Elliott + Timbaland Sound Off on Posthumous Aaliyah Project
So is there a posthumous Aaliyah project in the works? No one seems to know, not even Missy Elliott or Timbaland. The hit-making duo appeared on Power 105's The Breakfast Club Tuesday morning (Sept. 18) to set the record straight on their involvement with the supposed album.
Rapper Game Cooks It Up with Chris Brown, Tyga, Lil Wayne + Wiz Khalifa in ‘Celebration’ V…
Here on the east coast, summer is winding down and soon everyone will be covered up in coats and hats. But it's always sunny in California and rapper Game is celebrating with a fun-filled cookout in his new video for 'Celebration.'
Rita Ora Performs Stevie Wonder Cover + More on ‘MTV Unplugged’
Rita Ora goes acoustic and performs her chart-topping hit songs for 'MTV Unplugged,' which premiered on MTV.com on Monday (Sept. 17). The blond-haired songstress and her backing band offer unique renditions of her singles that appear on her No. 1 U.K. album 'ORA.'
Wiz Khalifa’s Fiancee Amber Rose Shows Off Baby Bump On Twitter
Wiz Khalifa's boo Amber Rose is glowing and getting big... in a good way! The couple are expecting their first child together. After announcing her pregnancy at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, Rose has been giving fans updates via Twitter on her journey to motherhood.
Usher Admits He Climaxes to His Own Music + Explains Why He Signed Justin Bieber
Oprah Winfrey gets up close and personal with Usher on her latest episode of 'Oprah's Next Chapter.' The talk-show veteran asked the question all his female fans probably wanted to know: "Have you or do you make love to your own music?" The answer is quite surprising…
Watch Kanye West Rap With His Late Mom Donda
It's no secret that Kanye West adores his late mother Dr. Donda West. He has dedicated songs to her ('Hey Mama') and has launched a design company in honor of her called DONDA Foundation. The strength of their mother-and-son bond recently surfaced in a dated video on YouTube.
Chris Brown Album Spotted in London Store With ‘Man Beats Women’ Label
Chris Brown can seem to live down his checkered past. While the crooner may have moved on from his infamous 2009 incident, in which he viciously assaulted his then girlfriend Rihanna, other people still think about his history of domestic violence.
Wiz Khalifa Talks About Balancing His Career + Life in Complex Magazine Interview
Wiz Khalifa is the latest cover star for the October/November issue of Complex magazine. As the Pittsburgh rapper gets ready to drop his long-awaited second effort 'O.N.I.F.C,' he's been walking a tightrope between appeasing his record label, Atlantic, and his die-hard fans.
Chris Brown Shares New Rap Song
When Chris Brown is not getting a controversial tattoo placed somewhere on his body, he's working on his rapping skills. The R&B singer recently posted a WhoSay video of himself in the studio working on a new rap song.