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.
Did Chris Brown Reveal His Album Title on Instagram?
Although Chris Brown deleted his Twitter account after his scatological feud with comedian Jenny Johnson, he's posting a bevy of photos on his Instagram page. In one post, he might have revealed the title of his next album.
50 Cent, Eminem + Adam Levine On the Run in ‘My Life’ Video
After premiering the song on 'The Voice' Monday night (Nov. 27), 50 Cent premiered his new video for 'My Life' on MTV. The song features Adam Levine singing the hook and a guest verse from his buddy Eminem.
Alicia Keys Celebrates ‘Girl of Fire’ Release With Empire State Building LED Light Show
In celebration of the release of Alicia Keys new album 'Girl on Fire,' a light show was held at the Empire State Building in New York. The Grammy-winning songbird flipped the switch to launch the LED tower light display, which was also synchronized to her anthemic tunes 'Girl on Fire&…
Lil Wayne Laughs at the Skateboarding Haters
When Lil Wayne announced last year that he's taken up skateboarding, many thought it would only be a hobby for him. But Weezy has been very serious about his newfound passion. Nevertheless, the skateboarding haters think he should just quit the sport and stick to rapping.
The-Dream Reveals His Softer Side on ‘Tender Tendencies’ Ballad
After aiming the bullet-riddled song 'AK47' at us, The-Dream is apologetic and reflective on the ballad 'Tender Tendencies.' The track will appear on the crooner's upcoming album '1977.'
Nick Minaj with Verbal Shots at Steven Tyler
Nicki Minaj is mad as hell and she's not gonna take it anymore! The Queen Barbz fired some verbal shots at former 'American Idol' judge Steven Tyler over comments he made about the new 'Idol' judges.
Lil Wayne Plans Retirement After the ‘Carter V’ Album
Rapper Lil Wayne is planning to release his new album 'I Am Not a Human Being II' in February, but his album after that could be his last, the Young Money honcho told MTV News.
Game + Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Celebrate Life and Death in ‘Celebration (Remix)’ Video
While families were giving thanks on Thanksgiving Day, Game came through with the 'Celebration (Remix)' video featuring Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. The clips features the Compton MC and the Cleveland rap group celebrating life and those who have untimely passed away.
Drake Remembers Maternal Grandmother Who Passed Away on Thanksgiving Day
While family and friends were giving thanks on Thanksgiving Day, Drake had to unfortunately deal with the sad loss of his maternal grandmother, Evelyn Sher. The Canadian rap star went on Twitter Thursday night (Nov. 22) to reveal the somber news to his fans.
Nicki Minaj Says Big-Box Stores Are Refusing to Stock ‘The Re-Up’ Album
The holiday shopping season is underway and shoppers are hitting the big-box stores to grab the best deals they can find. However, music fans looking to buy discounted albums are having a hard time finding Nicki Minaj's 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded -- The Re-Up' at some retailers. Wha…