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.
Kendrick Lamar Honored as Grand Marshal of the 63rd Compton Christmas Parade [VIDEO]
There’s no question that Kendrick Lamar had a phenomenal year. The Top Dawg Entertainment rapper capped off his 2015 with being the Grand Marshall of the 63rd annual Compton Christmas Parade over the weekend.
Kayne West Wants Everyone to Stop Asking Him About His New Album
Kanye West went on Twitter early Sunday morning (Dec. 13) to tell fans to stop asking about his new album, 'Swish.'
Nelly Escapes Jail Time After Felony Drug Possession Charge Dropped
Nelly escaped jail time after a judge dropped a felony drug charge against him stemming from his April arrest in Tennessee.
Nicki Minaj Blasts Critics Claiming Her ‘Ass’ Is the Reason Why She’s Famous
Nicki Minaj is ready to step to anyone who wants to pop off about her lyrically ability. The Queen Barbz went on her Twitter account to call out critics who think that her assets are the only reason why she's so hot in the rap game.
Wiz Khalifa & Sam Smith Receive Golden Globe Nominations for Best Original Song
Just days after receiving three Grammy nominations for “See You Again,” Wiz Khalifa garnered a nod today (Dec. 10) for Best Original Song for the 2016 Golden Globe Awards.
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Name Their Baby Boy Saint West
Two days after his glorious birth, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have revealed the name of their newborn son.
R. Kelly Invites You to His ‘Christmas Party’
R. Kelly’s “Backyard Party” is the ultimate summertime jam and now the crooner has delivered his holiday ditty, “Christmas Party.”
A$AP Ferg Details His Life Struggles on ‘Tatted Angel’
A$AP Ferg dropped the introspective song “Tatted Angel," which is dedicated to his fearless leader, the late A$AP Yams.
Nicki Minaj Posts $100,000 Bail for Brother Accused of Raping Teen
Nicki Minaj bailed out her brother, Jelani Maraj, who has been charged with allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl.
Migos’ Offset Finally Released from Jail [VIDEO]
After spending eight months in a Georgia jail, Migos rapper Offset was finally released on Friday (Dec. 4).