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.
Jamie Foxx to Host 2018 BET Awards
The Oscar-winner returns to host the 2018 BET Awards.
Faith Evans, Rakim and More to Make Cameos in Netflix’s ‘Luke Cage’
Several artists have signed on to appear on season two of the hit Netflix show. Also, we find out what rap duo will have episodes named after their songs in season three.
Slick Rick Reflects on His Classic Album ‘The Great Adventures of Slick Rick’ Turning 30
The Ruler reflects on the 30th anniversary of his classic debut album and reveals how he knew "Children's Story" was a hit.
R. Kelly’s Lawsuit Dismissed After He’s a No-Show in Court
The R&B singer loses the case against Comcast Spectacor.
‘September’ Songwriter Addresses Taylor Swift’s ‘Lethargic’ Earth, Wind & Fire Cover
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Reggie Lucas, Who Worked With Miles Davis and James Mtume, Dies at 65
Grammy-winning musician co-wrote Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway's hit 'The Closer I Get to You.'
Beyonce Reportedly Buys Century Old Church in New Orleans
The ancient church was built in the early 1900s.
Diddy Acquires the Most Expensive Painting by a Living Black Artist
You won't believe what the music mogul paid for this beautiful piece of art.
Michael Jackson to Be Honor With Detroit Street Named After Him
The music icon will have a Detroit city street named after him during this year's Detroit Music Festival.
‘Whitney’ Documentary Reveals Dark Family Secret: Singer Was Abused As a Child
Houston's brother and former assistant dropped a major bombshell in the 'Whitney' documentary.