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 Reportedly Had a Second Seizure on Airplane
Are we having déjà vu or is TMZ pulling our leg? According to the gossip website, Lil Wayne reportedly suffered another in-flight medical scare on an airplane. Apparently, the rapper boarded a flight from Texas to Los Angeles when he suddenly began to have seizure-like convulsions.
The Weeknd Drops Unreleased Track ‘Enemy’
To get everybody in a naughty mood for the weekend, R&B enigma the Weeknd unleashed a brand new song on Twitter that does not appear on his upcoming album 'Trilogy' (due Nov. 13). It's another haunting ballad about sex, drugs and no regrets.
Lil Wayne Hospitalized for Seizure-Like Symptoms
Lil Wayne suffered seizure-like symptoms while traveling on a private jet on Thursday (Oct. 25). According to TMZ, the plane made an emergency landing in an undisclosed location in Texas so Weezy could be rush to a hospital for treatment.
Watch a Young Kanye West at Jermaine Dupri’s 1998 Birthday Party
Wow! A 14-year-old video interview of a young Murda Ma$e and Kanye West recently surfaced online and it's mind-boggling to see. Filmed during Jermaine Dupri's birthday party in September 1998, Ma$e and Yeezy looked like teenagers at a high school dance.
Kanye West Performs at Samsung Galaxy Launch Party, Brings Out 2 Chainz
Kanye West treated fans to an hour-long set at Samsung's Galaxy Note II launch party Wednesday night (Oct. 24) in New York. According to Rap-Up, Yeezy rocked the mic in front of a star-studded crowd that included T.I., Jennifer Hudson, Childish Gambino, Meek Mill and others.
Breaking News: Usher Has Changed His Name to Üsher
Well, not quite. But Usher made a surprise guest appearance on 'Night News Now,' a hilarious news parody on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.' The R&B crooner played Fallon's new German political correspondent Üsher (pronounced Eww-shur).
Snoop Lion to Release ‘Reincarnated’ Documentary + Album in February
Fans will be able to see Snoop Dogg's documentary 'Reincarnated' in theaters next February. The film chronicles the veteran rhyme-slinger's spiritual journey to Jamaica and his transformation into the Rastafarian named Snoop Lion.
Diddy Involved in a Serious Car Accident in Beverly Hills
Rap mogul Diddy is mending a few bruises after his car accident in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Wednesday (Oct. 24). The music executive's Cadillac Escalade crashed into another vehicle in front of the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Lil Wayne Says He Has Recorded 90 Songs With Dr. Dre
Lil Wayne has worked with some of the best hit-makers in the rap game. The Young Money rapper has spitted bars over beats by Kanye West, Jim Jonsin, Swizz Beatz and many others. But Wayne recently disclosed that he has recorded a slew of tracks with legendary hip-hop producer Dr. Dre.
Nelly Left ‘Baffled’ Following Texas Tour Bus Raid
Nelly says he is still "baffled" over his surprise tour bus raid that occurred a few weeks ago. On Oct. 11, authorities in Sierra Blanca, Texas pulled over his vehicle and found over 10 pounds of marijuana, multiple bags of heroin and a loaded .45 caliber handgun.