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 Go After a Paparazzi
Kanye West's hatred for the paparazzi has been well-documented by the media. So when photos surfaced of Yeezy grabbing for a photographer's camera after said photog asked a rather rude question, we figured the outcome wouldn't turn out well.
Chris Brown + Rihanna Beating Reenacted in Controversial Pep Rally Skit
In a controversial photo that has gone viral on the Internet, three white students from New York's Waverly High School are dressed in blackface and are reenacting a 2009 incident in which Chris Brown assaulted his then-girlfriend Rihanna. WTF?
Kanye West, ‘White Dress’ – Song Review
After a snippet leaked online, the full version of Kanye West's 'White Dress' is now available for your listening pleasure. The song is featured off the soundtrack to the RZA's upcoming martial-arts flick, 'The Man with the Iron Fists.'
Snoop Dogg Drops It Like It’s ‘Hot’ in Hot Pockets Commercial
We all know Snoop Dogg is a hot emcee, and, apparently, he can still drop it like it's hot. Eight years after dropping the infectious hit, Snoop has turn his single into a jingle for the microwaveable treat Hot Pockets.
Usher Breaks Through the Walls of Pain in ‘Numb’ Video
In Usher's somber video for 'Numb,' the R&B singer breaks through the turmoil and pain that have boxed him in for the past several months.
Nelly Tour Bus Raid: Police Find Heroin, Weed + a Loaded Gun
Nelly's tour bus was raided in Texas on Wednesday (Oct. 10), and authorities found massive amounts of weed, heroin and a loaded gun. According to TMZ, the bus was stopped at a border patrol checkpoint and a police canine detected the presence of contraband in the vehicle.
Cee Lo Green Releases Early Christmas Ditty ‘Run Rudolph Run’
What do you get when you mix Saint Nick with some gorgeous females elves? A rocking holiday visualizer from Cee Lo Green! To get everyone in the Christmas spirit, the Grammy-winning crooner released his ditty, 'Run Rudolph Run.'
Whitney Houston’s Daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown Announces Engagement
After months of speculation, it appears that Whitney Houston's 19-year-old daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown is engaged to Nick Gordon, who is often referred to as Whitney's godson.
Kanye West’s ‘White Dress’ Snippet Hits the Internet
A one-minute-long snippet of Kanye West's new song 'White Dress' surfaced on the Internet, and it features the rapper describing the girl he would like to fall in love with. The track will appear on the RZA's soundtrack to his film 'The Man with the Iron Fists.'
Nicki Minaj Announces Release Date for ‘Roman Reloaded: The Re-Up’
The wait is finally over Barbz! Nicki Minaj announced on Wednesday the in-store date for her re-release album 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Reup.' The collection will hit stores on Nov. 19 just in time for the holiday season.