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 DMX Meet His Idol Rakim for the First Time [VIDEO]
DMX is going through it right now. But prior to his arrest earlier this week, the embattled rapper experienced something we can all appreciate -- he met his rap idol Rakim for the very first time. And it was all caught on video.
Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’ Gets Hilariously Parodied for Halloween [VIDEO]
Drake's chart-topping song "Hotline Bling" gets hilariously parodied for Halloween.
Kids Dress Up Like Rappers & Singers for Halloween and It’s Adorable [PHOTO]
When kids dress up for Halloween they usually don costumes of their favorite cartoon characters. But these cool kiddies took it to the next level and dressed up like their favorite rappers and singers.
Blac Chyna Gets Future’s Name Tattooed on Her Hand [PHOTO]
After rumors surfaced that Future and Blac Chyna were dating, it appears now they are officially a couple. On Sunday (Oct. 25), Chyna went on her Instagram account to post a photo of a brand new tattoo on her hand.
Rihanna and Jay Z Relationship Rumors Were Fake Confesses Former Publicist
Rihanna’s former publicist, Jonathan Hay, has confessed that he made up the rumor that Jay Z cheated on Beyonce with the now R&B/pop sensation. On Friday (Oct. 23), Hay issued an apologetic letter for his part in spreading this false rumor.
Two Men Charged in the Shooting Death of Dex Osama [VIDEO]
Detroit police have captured two men allegedly involved in the murder of up-and-coming rapper Dex Osama. The 21-year-old rhymer, whose real name is Byron Cox, was shot and killed outside of a strip club in Detroit on Sept. 7.
Meek Mill’s Instagram Getting Slammed With Birthday Wishes for Drake [PHOTO]
The Drake and Meek Mill feud is far from over at least from a fan’s perspective. Since Drizzy turned 29 years old today (Oct. 24), his fans are trolling Mill’s Instagram page with birthday wishes to the Toronto rap star.
Bobby Shmurda Explains Bail Situation and Label Status With Epic Records
Bobby Shmurda has been desperately trying to get out of jail since he was arrested last December on numerous drugs and weapons charges. But the embattled rapper has been denied bail on at least two separate occasions. Shmurda recently called into Hot 97 and explained his bail situation with radio pe…
Drake on ‘Hotline Bling’ and ‘Cha Cha’ Similarities: ‘I Just Try My Hand at It’
If you haven’t noticed by now, Drake’s ubiquitous chart-topper “Hotline Bling” bears resemblance to D.R.A.M.’s hit “Cha Cha.” The Virginia rhymer recently blasted Drizzy for jacking his beat. But Drake doesn’t see it that way.
Adele Teases New Song During ‘X Factor’ Commercial Break [VIDEO]
Guess who’s back? After a three-year hiatus, Adele finally appeared with some new music from the follow-up to her Grammy-winning album, '21.'