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.
5 Reasons LL Cool J Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The Boombox lists five reasons why LL Cool J should be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The Sugarhill Gang – ‘Rapper’s Delight': Throwback Video of the Day
'I said a hip, hop, the hippy to the hippy / To the hip hip hop, you don’t stop. . . '
Bobby Brown Denies Hitting Whitney Houston: ‘The Public Record Is Wrong’
The R&B vet lashed out at reporters questioning him about domestic violence incidents between him and his late ex-wife Whitney Houston.
Prince’s Bible, Navy Silk Suit, Personal Copy of ‘Purple Rain’ and More Up for Auction
There are some real cool Prince memorabilia in this latest auction haul.
Tina Turner’s Oldest Son Craig Turner Dead from Apparent Suicide
The music icon's oldest son took his own life early this week.
‘He Would Tear You Up': Joe Jackson, His Famous Kids and Their Fractured Ties
"He wanted to show us, 'I care about you. Even if I have to whip your butt, I care about you.'"
Janet Jackson Honors ‘Incredible Father’ Joe Jackson Amid His Hospitalization
'He drove me to be the best that I can,' said the music icon.
Questlove Celebrates ‘Purple Rain’ Soundtrack With Special Podcast Roundtable
Questlove gathers a few Prince historians to discuss the late music icon's legacy and his legendary album, 'Purple Rain.'
Prince’s Estate Reportedly Want Out of Tidal Deal
The siblings of the late musician feel that JAY-Z-owned streaming service is being disingenuous with their streams and want out of their deal.
A Musical About Michael Jackson’s Life is Headed to Broadway
The King of Pop is coming to the Great White Way.