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.
Prince’s Classic Videos Are Now Featured on Official YouTube Channel [WATCH]
Watch some of Prince's classic videos right now.
Unreleased Prince Songs ‘Our Destiny’ and ‘Roadhouse Garden’ Surface Online [LISTEN]
Both songs are from the upcoming 'Purple Rain Deluxe' reissues.
Stevie Wonder Gets Detroit Street Rename After Him [VIDEO]
This totally knocks us off our feet.
Prince’s Paisley Park Estate Will Become a Museum
A Prince museum is being developed at the late musician's Paisley Park compound.
Azealia Banks Accuses Coldplay’s Manager of Domestic Abuse
Azealia Banks is one artist who never bites her tongue especially on Twitter. The '212' rapper made a startling claim on her timeline that Coldplay's manager, Dave Holmes, who has been rumored to be her boyfriend, has been repeatedly abusing her.
Lil Wayne A No-Show at His Copyright Infringement Case
Lil Wayne was a no-show in court on Monday (Oct. 29) for his infringement case against producer Quincy Jones III (QDIII) due to his medical scares this past week.
Snoop Dogg Drops It Like It’s ‘Hot’ in Hot Pockets Commercial
We all know Snoop Dogg is a hot emcee, and, apparently, he can still drop it like it's hot. Eight years after dropping the infectious hit, Snoop has turn his single into a jingle for the microwaveable treat Hot Pockets.
Nicki Minaj Announces Release Date for ‘Roman Reloaded: The Re-Up’
The wait is finally over Barbz! Nicki Minaj announced on Wednesday the in-store date for her re-release album 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Reup.' The collection will hit stores on Nov. 19 just in time for the holiday season.
Kanye West Quits Twitter, Comes Back to Honor Steve Jobs
What's up with Kanye West? After deleting all of his tweets from his timeline for no reason, he returned to Twitter on Friday (Oct. 5) to salute Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs on the one-year anniversary of his death.
Jay-Z Salutes Brooklyn With Beyonce in Final Show at the Barclays Center
After seven sold-out shows, Jay-Z concluded his run with one final concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Saturday (Oct. 6). The rap mogul saluted his hometown with 19,000 people in attendance, and he also shared it with 60,000 viewers who were watching live via YouTube.
The Weeknd Premieres New Video ‘Rolling Stone’
After years of being an enigma in the realm of R&B, it looks like we finally get to hear and see what Abel Tesfaye (aka the Weeknd) is going to bring to the music game. The newly-signed artist on Universal Republic just released his new video for 'Rolling Stone.'