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.
Jay-Z Performs ’99 Problems’ at Obama Rally in Columbus, Ohio
With one day before Election Day, Jay-Z hit the campaign trail in support of President Obama and performed at his rally in Columbus, Ohio on Monday (Nov. 5).
Nicki Minaj Talks Third Tour in Tim Westwood Interview
Nicki Minaj caused quite a stir on her Pink Friday: Reloaded U.K. tour when her boobies made a guest appearance. So how is she going to top that on her next tour? Flying penises! Yep, you read that correctly.
Listen to Whitney Houston’s ‘Never Give Up’
Whitney Houston continues to inspire people long after her untimely death on her new single, 'Never Give Up.' The uplifting tune, produced by Jermaine Dupri and Bryan-Michael Cox, will appear on the greatest-hits collection, 'I Will Always Love You: The Best of Whitney Houston.'
Watch Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars + More Rep Illuminati on ‘The Cleveland Show’
Rap superstars Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, the Roots' Questlove and will.i.am pay a visit to Stoolbend as members of the Illumanti on the season premiere of Fox's animated series 'The Cleveland Show.'
Brandy Celebrates Love in ‘Wildest Dream’ Video
Brandy's dreams are fulfilled in her performance video for 'Wildest Dream,' her second single from her latest LP 'Two Eleven.'
Broadway to Salute Beyonce
R&B superstar Beyonce is being honored by Broadway. According to Broadway.com, a group of up-and-coming Broadway performers will pay tribute to Mrs. Bey with songs in a musical production called 'Broadway Sings Beyonce.'
Miguel Shocked to be Working With Beyonce
Miguel is in awe that he was summoned by the queen queen of R&B that is Beyonce Knowles! The 'Adorn' singer posted a picture of him and Queen Bey in the studio on Instagram Tuesday night (Oct. 30). Under the photo, that caption reads, "Woah. Creating for Virgo's all w…
Nicki Minaj Unveils ‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re-Up’ Track Listing
While Nicki Minaj is titillating her U.K. Barbz on her overseas tour, the Young Money starlet unveiled the track listing for her 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded -- The Re-Up' album, which hits stores on Nov. 19.
Chris Brown to Stay On Supervised Probation
Chris Brown will have to remain on probation just a little bit longer. At the singer's progress hearing on Thursday (Nov. 1), a judge granted permission for Brown to go on his upcoming world tour but he must remain on supervised probation.
Sources Say Cee Lo Green Apologized to Alleged Sexual Assault Victim
Cee Lo Green reportedly apologized to the victim he allegedly sexually assaulted. According to TMZ, the woman secretly taped a conversation with Green admitting that he did drugged her and then had sex with her.