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.
Lil Wayne Releases New Track ‘Good Kush & Alcohol (B—-es Love Me)’ Featuring Drake and Fut…
Lil Wayne loves his, um, fans and doesn't care about the haters on his new single, 'Good Kush & Alcohol (B----es Love Me).' The song is set to appear on Weezy's upcoming studio effort 'I Am Not a Human Being II,' now tentatively due out Feb. 19.
Kanye West Wears Outrageous Headpieces at Revel Concert in Atlantic City
Kanye West is known for his fearless stage performances but this one is for the record books. Yeezy kicked off his pre-New Year's Eve concerts on Friday (Dec. 28) in Atlantic City, N.J. wearing -- in our humble opinion -- the most outrageous headpieces we have ever seen this side of Lady Gaga.
Cee Lo Green Getting Healthy with eDiets Partnership
Cee Lo Green is a huge star both literally and figuratively. So the former 'Voice' judge is getting on the health kick in 2013 with his new partnership with eDiets. "My goal for #2013 is to make #health a habit -- who's gonna join me?" tweeted the crooner.
Drake Wants Nightclub Lawsuit Dismissed
Drake made headlines this year when he got into a champagne-throwing brawl with Chris Brown at New York hotspot W.i.P. The club owners eventually filed a $16 million lawsuit against the crooners for the damages they have caused. Now Drake wants a judge to dismiss the owners' lawsuit.
Frank Ocean Debuts Unreleased ‘Django Unchained’ Track ‘Wise Man’
Early Sunday morning (Dec. 23), Frank Ocean released the ballad 'Wise Man,' which originally was supposed to appear in Quentin Tarantino's western/slavery flick 'Django Unchained.' The Odd Future crooner doesn't seem upset by the omission. "django was ill witho…
Rick Ross Sends Prayers to Victims of Connecticut School Tragedy at Radio Christmas Concer…
While Rick Ross was performing at Power 106's annual Cali Christmas Concert on Friday (Dec. 14), he took a moment to reflect on the senseless tragedy that happened earlier in the day at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn.
Dido Partners with Kendrick Lamar on ‘Let Us Move On’
Many of you are probably familiar with Dido as the singer who Eminem sampled on his classic 2000 song 'Stan.' The pop chanteuse is back and she enlisted in-demand rapper Kendrick Lamar for the haunting tune 'Let Us Move On.'
Happy Wiz Khalifa Day!
It's time to celebrate, Taylors! Rapper Wiz Khalifa was honored by the city of Pittsburgh with a proclamation declaring Dec. 12, 2012 (aka 12-12-12) as "Wiz Khalifa Day."
Frank Ocean Covers Radiohead’s ‘Fake Plastic Trees’ at Spotify Event
Frank Ocean wowed audiences last week when he appeared in New York for an intimate performance for Spotify and covered Radiohead's 1995 song 'Fake Plastic Trees.'
Rick Ross Denies Tour Cancellation Was Due to Gang Threats
Rick Ross is not going to let gang threats hold him back. After canceling the second leg of his Maybach Music Tour due to threats from the Gangster Disciples, the Bawse addressed the situation on Miami radio station 99 Jamz.