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.
Unreleased Aaliyah Song ‘Quit Hatin” Hits the Internet
Just a few days after what would have been her 34th birthday, an unreleased Aaliyah track has surfaced online. The song titled 'Quit Hatin' features the late songbird's smokey vocals over a contemporary productions.
Rita Ora + Snoop Dogg Shoot Video for ‘Torn Apart’ in Thailand [Pics]
Pop star Rita Ora was having a dog day afternoon, but it was all in good fun. The 'R.I.P' songbird was recently in Thailand shooting a new video for 'Torn Apart,' her new collaborative song with Snoop Dogg.
Beyonce Announces New Destiny’s Child Single, Greatest Hits Album
For those of you hankering to hear some new music from Destiny's Child you are in luck. Beyonce just announced on her Facebook page that a new song titled 'Nuclear' will appear on the group's greatest hits compilation 'Love Songs.'
A$AP Rocky + Florence Welch Song ‘I Come Apart’ Hits the Internet
Rapper A$AP Rocky's new album 'Long.Live.A$AP' boasts an array of big-name collaborations including one with Florence Welch called 'I Come Apart.' The song will appear on the deluxe version of the album, which hits stores Jan. 15.
Nicki Minaj + Adam Levine Bringing Lifestyle Brands to Kmart
Chart-topping pop stars Nicki Minaj and Adam Levine have partnered with Kmart to bring their respective fashion lines to its stores and the shopping website, ShopyourWay.com.
Kanye West to Record Dr. Seuss Rap for His Unborn Kid
Kanye West may be taking the whole baby daddy thing just a little too far if we are to believe the tabloids. According to Hollywire (via The Sun), Yeezy is penning his own remake of Dr. Seuss's classics 'Green Eggs Ham' and 'The Cat in the Hat.'
Azealia Banks Goes to War with Rap Newcomer Angel Haze on Twitter
Azealia Banks is Twitter beefing again -- this time against up-and-coming rapper Angel Haze. According to The Drop.fm, the bickering is over a tweet the '212' rapper made about Haze not being a native New Yorker.
Drake (Sort Of) Apologizes to Kobe + Vanessa Bryant Over Offensive Rap Lyric
Kobe Bryant's wife, Vanessa Bryant, has finally responded to Drake's infamous rap line from Rick Ross' 'Stay Schemin'.' Drizzy's verse -- "B---- you wasn't with me shooting in the gym" -- was one of the most quoted verse of 2012. According to…
Beyonce Rings In the New Year With Las Vegas Performance
While her husband Jay-Z celebrated the new year with Coldplay at their New York concert, Beyonce was ringing in 2013 at her private show at the Wynn hotel in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve.
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.