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.
Beyonce Launches Fund to Help Efforts in Flint Water Crisis
Beyonce has launched a campaign to help aid families affected by the water crisis in Flint, Mich.
Beyonce’s ‘Formation’ Video Sparks Hilarious Memes
Roughly 24 hours after Beyonce shocked and awed us with her politically-charged, over-slaying video for “Formation,” fans are still posting reaction memes on social media.
New Music Releases – February 2016
From Kanye West to BJ the Chicago Kid to Macklemore and more, find out which of your favorite rappers and singers are releasing new music in February.
Petey Pablo Drops Infectious Carolina Panthers Anthem ‘Carolina Colors’
Petey Pablo has been out of the rap game for a long time, but he resurfaced with a fist-pumping anthem for his beloved North Carolina hometown and the Carolina Panthers.
Beyonce Releases Summery Song ‘Standing on the Sun’
Just in time for the summer of 2013, a new Beyonce song called 'Standing on the Sun' has been released. You might be familiar with the track, as it appears in the songbird's H&M commercial for her swimwear line.
Kanye West’s ‘Rich Black American’ Album / Track Listing Photo Is a Hoax
Remember that image of the track listing from Kanye West's rumored new album 'Rich Black American'? Well, forget about it -- it was all a cruel hoax.
Beyonce Announces New Destiny’s Child Single, Greatest Hits Album
For those of you hankering to hear some new music from Destiny's Child you are in luck. Beyonce just announced on her Facebook page that a new song titled 'Nuclear' will appear on the group's greatest hits compilation 'Love Songs.'
Nicki Minaj + Adam Levine Bringing Lifestyle Brands to Kmart
Chart-topping pop stars Nicki Minaj and Adam Levine have partnered with Kmart to bring their respective fashion lines to its stores and the shopping website, ShopyourWay.com.
Kanye West to Record Dr. Seuss Rap for His Unborn Kid
Kanye West may be taking the whole baby daddy thing just a little too far if we are to believe the tabloids. According to Hollywire (via The Sun), Yeezy is penning his own remake of Dr. Seuss's classics 'Green Eggs Ham' and 'The Cat in the Hat.'
Lil Wayne’s Reps Deny Pixar Movie Rumors
Lil Wayne playing an animated character in a movie may sound good on paper, but, unfortunately, it's not going to happen anytime soon. Weezy's managers told MTV News that the Young Money honcho is not starring in any Pixar movie about dinosaurs.