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.
Jennifer Lopez to Donate $1 Million for Hurricane Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico [VIDEO]
J.Lo is helping hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico in a big way.
Railing Collapses at Snoop Dogg-Wiz Khalifa Concert, 15 Fans Injured [VIDEO]
Over a dozen fans were injured after a railing collapsed at Snoop Dogg-Wiz Khalifa's concert in New Jersey.
Beyonce Releases Summery Song ‘Standing on the Sun’
Just in time for the summer of 2013, a new Beyonce song called 'Standing on the Sun' has been released. You might be familiar with the track, as it appears in the songbird's H&M commercial for her swimwear line.
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.'
Lil Wayne Reportedly to Star in Pixar Movie ‘The Good Dinosaur’
Rapper Lil Wayne is quite an animated figure in the rap world, but it looks like he's going to bring his unique personality to film. According to ScreenCrush, Weezy will reportedly voice a character in a new Pixar flick titled 'The Good Dinosaurs.'
Kanye West in a Career Slump Because of Kim Kardashian?
Has Kanye West lost his mojo? According to New York Daily News, the mercurial producer is losing his star status because of his boo Kim Kardashian. The newspaper asserts that Yeezy's popularity has become tainted ever since he hooked up with the celebrity debutante.
Beyonce to Release New Music Before Super Bowl XLVII
Before Beyonce conquers the Super Bowl stage in February, expect to hear some brand new music from the R&B mama. The songbird's longtime collaborator The-Dream told Billboard that she plans to release a couple of new tracks before her Super Bowl XLVII halftime concert in New Orleans on …
Jennifer Hudson + Usher Honor Whitney Houston on Tribute Special
R&B superstars Jennifer Hudson and Usher were among the singers and celebrities who paid tribute to Whitney Houston during the CBS special 'We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston,' which aired Friday (Nov. 16).
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.
Nicki Minaj to Star In Her Own Reality Show on E! Network
Not only is Nicki Minaj ready to conquer 'American Idol,' she will also star in her own reality series. According to Perez Hilton, Her Minajesty will invite her Barbz into her world on the new show, which will air on the E! network.
Usher Sits Down With Oprah Winfrey on ‘Next Chapter’
Usher is ready to give his confessions to Oprah Winfrey. The former talk-show queen will have a sit down with the embattled R&B crooner in a no-holds-barred interview. The 'Climax' singer has been reclusive for the past few weeks, so this will be an interesting conversation to watc…