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.
Watch Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars + More Rep Illuminati on ‘The Cleveland Show’
Rap superstars Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, the Roots' Questlove and will.i.am pay a visit to Stoolbend as members of the Illumanti on the season premiere of Fox's animated series 'The Cleveland Show.'
Chris Brown Gets Suited and Booted for Prestige Magazine
Chris Brown is looking very dapper on the front cover of Prestige magazine, a fashion and lifestyle magazine based in Hong Kong. This is the singer's first real interview since announcing earlier this year that he would not talk to the media.
Nicki Minaj Unveils ‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re-Up’ Track Listing
While Nicki Minaj is titillating her U.K. Barbz on her overseas tour, the Young Money starlet unveiled the track listing for her 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded -- The Re-Up' album, which hits stores on Nov. 19.
Chris Brown to Stay On Supervised Probation
Chris Brown will have to remain on probation just a little bit longer. At the singer's progress hearing on Thursday (Nov. 1), a judge granted permission for Brown to go on his upcoming world tour but he must remain on supervised probation.
Sources Say Cee Lo Green Apologized to Alleged Sexual Assault Victim
Cee Lo Green reportedly apologized to the victim he allegedly sexually assaulted. According to TMZ, the woman secretly taped a conversation with Green admitting that he did drugged her and then had sex with her.
Eminem’s Hat Sale Hints at a New Album in 2013
Although the Detroit Tigers lost to the San Francisco Giants in the World Series on Sunday (Oct. 28), Eminem has launched his own winning cap -- the "Eminem Baseball Tribute Champ Hat."
Lil Wayne A No-Show at His Copyright Infringement Case
Lil Wayne was a no-show in court on Monday (Oct. 29) for his infringement case against producer Quincy Jones III (QDIII) due to his medical scares this past week.
Flo Rida Donates Bizarre New Uniforms to His Old High School Football Team
Rapper Flo Rida is helping out his high school alma mater by donating brand new uniforms to its football team. While the Miami native's gesture is extremely thoughtful, it's the newly-designed outfits that are raising eyebrows.
Lil Wayne Is ‘Good’ After Suffering Two Seizures in One Day
Lil Wayne is on the mend after he suffered two seizures on two separate flights within a 24-hour period. On Saturday (Oct. 27), the 30-year-old rhyme-spitter went on Twitter and tweeted, "Thanx for all the prayers! I am good."
Nelly Left ‘Baffled’ Following Texas Tour Bus Raid
Nelly says he is still "baffled" over his surprise tour bus raid that occurred a few weeks ago.