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.
Big Sean and Travi$ Scott Appear in Justin Bieber’s ‘Purpose: The Movement’ Videos
Rappers Big Sean and Travi$ Scott help usher in the release of Justin Bieber’s new album 'Purpose' by appearing in the pop crooner's short film series called 'Purpose: The Movement.'
Frank Ocean Calls Out Donald Trump After Paris Attacks
Frank Ocean called out Donald Trump for an insensitive tweet in the wake of the Paris attacks.
A Tribe Called Quest Reunites on ‘Tonight Show’, Performs ‘Can I Kick It’
Legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest reunited for the first time in 15 years for a special performance on the 'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' on Friday (Nov. 13).
Paris Attacks Lead to More Than 100 Deaths, Hip-Hop and R&B Community React
The world is in a state of shock as a number of coordinated terrorists attacks happened throughout Paris tonight (Nov. 13). According to ABC News, over 100 people are dead in a series of assaults that included explosions, shootings and a hostage situation.
‘Empire’ Season 2 Soundtrack Features Alicia Keys, Timbaland, Pitbull & More
Fox’s hit show 'Empire' continues to be a television juggernaut and now it’s ready to conquer the music charts again with the 'Empire: Original Soundtrack, Season 2, Vol. 1.'
Big Sean Brings Out Eminem, Lil Wayne at Homecoming Concert in Detroit [VIDEO]
We all know that Big Sean has love for his hometown city of Detroit. So for his homecoming Finding Paradise tour stop in the Motor City, Sean Don gave concertgoers an exciting show that was filled with surprises on Friday night (Nov. 6).
Bruno Mars Wins Song of the Year, Jill Scott & Babyface Perform at the 2015 Soul Train Awa…
The 2015 Soul Train Awards took place in Las Vegas on Friday (Nov. 6) and according to reports, it was the trippiest show in America. Bruno Mars won Song of the Year for “Uptown Funk” and honorees Jill Scott and Babyface performed.
Fetty Wap Threatens to Shoot His Child’s Mother, Laughs About It on Instagram [VIDEO]
Fetty Wap is supposed to be recuperating from his motorcycle accident, but he’s causing a stir on social media for his outrageous behavior. A video has surfaced of the “My Way” rapper threatening to shoot his child’s mother outside of her grandmother’s house.
Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Beyonce & More Celebrate Halloween in Killer Costumes [PHOTOS]
Although Halloween is over, it would be remiss of us not to show you some of the rappers and singers who went all out with their creative costumes. Whether it’s wearing a wig and beard, a thrilling wolf mask or recreating a legendary look, these stars killed it with their outfits.
Young Thug Drops New Mixtape ‘Slime Season 2′
Young Thug is on his thug dizzle. On Halloween (Oct. 31), the Atlanta rhymer released a new mixtape called 'Slime Season 2,' which is the sequel to his previous mixtape of the same name.