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.
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.
Ice Cube Confirms New Album and ‘Friday’ Movie Are In the Works
Ice Cube reveals that he's dropping a new album very soon.
Rare ‘Pre-Fame’ Photos of Prince to Be Shown at Exhibit in San Francisco
Photographer Robert Whitman will present rare 'pre-fame' photos of Prince at upcoming San Francisco exhibit.
Whitney Houston’s Family ‘Disgusted’ By Pusha T’s Artwork for ‘DAYTONA’
Producer Damon Elliott, who is the son of Dionne Warwick, thinks Pusha T and Kanye West are exploiting their family tragedy.
Wynton Marsalis Addresses Backlash About His Comments on Rap: ‘I Stand by What I Say’
The jazz musician clarifies his harsh critique about rap being more damaging than a Robert E. Lee statue.