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.
Kendrick Lamar Is King on the Cover of Variety [PHOTO]
Variety calls K.Dot the "Defining Hip-Hop Artist of His Generation."
Ashanti Tells Money-Throwing Fan ‘I’m Not a F—ing Stripper’ [VIDEO]
Ashanti admonishes a fan for throwing money at her.
ATL Rapper Bambino Gold’s Body Found After Reported Missing [VIDEO]
Bambino Gold's body was found after he vanished a week prior.
2017 American Music Awards Winners
Here are the winners of the 2017 American Music Awards.
Chance the Rapper’s ‘Come Back, Barack’ Is the Best Slow Jam Ever [VIDEO]
Chano channels Boyz II Men in hilarious song on 'SNL.'
Russell Simmons ‘Truly Shocked’ by Sexual Assault Allegations
Russell Simmons is accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old model, while Brett Ratner watched.
Chance the Rapper Sings ‘Chance-Giving’ Song on ‘SNL’ [VIDEO]
Chano debuts Thanksgiving song during his monologue.
Eminem Performs ‘Walk on Water,’ ‘Stan’ and More on ‘SNL’ [VIDEO]
Eminem performs a medley of his hits on 'SNL.'
Chance the Rapper and Dwyane Wade to Produce Chicago Basketball Documentary [VIDEO]
Chano and Wade are producing a documentary about high school basketball in Chicago.
Tyrese Gets Joint Custody of Daughter After Lengthy Court Battle [PHOTO]
Tyrese regains joint custody with his daughter.
Meek Mill Leaves Solitary Confinement, No Bail Hearing Scheduled
Updates in the Meek Mill saga.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Announces He Has Parkinson’s Disease
Rev. Jesse Jackson is going through a health crisis.