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.
Lil Wayne Reportedly to Star in Pixar Movie ‘The Good Dinosaur’
Rapper Lil Wayne is quite an animated figure in the rap world, but it looks like he's going to bring his unique personality to film. According to ScreenCrush, Weezy will reportedly voice a character in a new Pixar flick titled 'The Good Dinosaurs.'
Cee Lo Green’s Backstage Rider Is a Buffet That Will Destroy His Diet
Cee Lo Green made a New Year's pledge to adopt a healthier lifestyle with the help of his partnership with eDiets. Well, judging by his backstage rider (the big reveal by TheSmokingGun.com), he's not going to make good on his promise.
Cee Lo Green Getting Healthy with eDiets Partnership
Cee Lo Green is a huge star both literally and figuratively. So the former 'Voice' judge is getting on the health kick in 2013 with his new partnership with eDiets. "My goal for #2013 is to make #health a habit -- who's gonna join me?" tweeted the crooner.
Happy Wiz Khalifa Day!
It's time to celebrate, Taylors! Rapper Wiz Khalifa was honored by the city of Pittsburgh with a proclamation declaring Dec. 12, 2012 (aka 12-12-12) as "Wiz Khalifa Day."
Usher Shares Pictures While Skydiving in Dubai
Usher is certainly fearless when it comes to his music -- just listen to his genre-bending album 'Looking 4 Myself.' The R&B superstar recently showed his fans how much of a risk taker he really is on Instagram.
LAPD Apologizes to Notorious B.I.G.’s Family For Early Release of Autopsy Report
After Notorious B.I.G.'s autopsy was released on the Internet for the world to read, the Los Angeles Police Department announced they did apologize to the late rapper's family for failing to notifying them of their plans to make them public.
Wiz Khalifa Reveals Amber Rose Had Miscarriage Before Current Pregnancy
We are just weeks away before Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose become new parents to their little Wizbud. While Rose proudly shows off her baby bump on Instagram, Wiz revealed in a radio interview that this is actually their second pregnancy after she suffered a miscarriage the first time around.
Nicki Minaj’s Manager Calls Grammy Snub ‘Bulls—‘
Not only was Justin Bieber shockingly shut out for Grammy Awards nominations, but his 'Beauty and a Beat' co-star Nicki Minaj was no where to be found on the nominations list, as well. Cortez Bryant, who co-manages the Young Money starlet, wasn't happy about the snub and voiced his fr…
Veteran Songwriter Might Sue Alicia Keys Over ‘Girl on Fire’ Song
Alicia Keys might be on fire right now but there's a songwriter looking to extinguish her flame. Roger Friedman of Showbiz411.com is reporting that veteran composer Earl Shuman is considering filing a lawsuit against the R&B singer for her song 'Girl on Fire.'
Wendy Williams on Beyonce: ‘Sounds Like She Has a Fifth Grade Education’
Talk-show diva Wendy Williams is known for her sharp tongue, but this time she might have been too sharp with her opinion about Beyonce. According to Perez Hilton, Williams was overheard dissing Mrs. Carter during a recent taping of her show.