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.
Questlove Celebrates ‘Purple Rain’ Soundtrack With Special Podcast Roundtable
Questlove gathers a few Prince historians to discuss the late music icon's legacy and his legendary album, 'Purple Rain.'
A Musical About Michael Jackson’s Life is Headed to Broadway
The King of Pop is coming to the Great White Way.
Suge Knight’s Request to Attend His Mom’s Funeral Denied
A judge has denied the infamous music exec's request to attend her funeral after she passed away over the weekend.
Q-Tip Says His New Solo Album, ‘The Last Zulu’ is Coming Soon
After a four-year wait, Q-Tip says 'The Last Zulu' album is coming soon.
Maxwell Returns With Heartbreaking Ballad ‘We Never Saw It Coming’ [LISTEN]
The R&B veteran also released a short film called 'The Glass House.'
Ginuwine Signs Talent Deal With Buckwald: ‘I Am Entertainment!’
The R&B singer is ready to take on Hollywood.
Diddy on NFL Team Ownership: ‘I Don’t Want to Be Associated with Oppressing Black Men’
The Bad Boy Records mogul told Big Boy that he has no interest in owning an NFL team.
Jermaine Dupri Celebrates So So Def’s 25th Anniversary with New Playlist [AUDIO]
In celebration of So So Def's 25th anniversary, the producer and founder of the label curated a playlist of their classic hits.
15 Classic Rap Videos That Sparked Dance Crazes
From MC Hammer to Will Smith and Chingy, rappers not only rocked the mic, but they owned the dance floor too. Here are 15 classic rap videos that started dance crazes nationwide.
The Last Poets’ Jalal Mansur Nuriddin, the Grandfather of Rap, Dead at 74
The 'Grandfather of Rap,' has passed away.