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.
Lupe Fiasco + Guy Sebastian Perform ‘Battle Scars’ on ‘Letterman’
Lupe Fiasco is on the promotional trail for his latest album 'Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1.' The Chicago rapper appeared on 'The Late Show with David Letterman' Thursday (Sept. 27) for a performance of 'Battle Scars' with Australian singe…
Wiz Khalifa Talks About Balancing His Career + Life in Complex Magazine Interview
Wiz Khalifa is the latest cover star for the October/November issue of Complex magazine. As the Pittsburgh rapper gets ready to drop his long-awaited second effort 'O.N.I.F.C,' he's been walking a tightrope between appeasing his record label, Atlantic, and his die-hard fans.
Watch Kanye West Rap With His Late Mom Donda
It's no secret that Kanye West adores his late mother Dr. Donda West. He has dedicated songs to her ('Hey Mama') and has launched a design company in honor of her called DONDA Foundation. The strength of their mother-and-son bond recently surfaced in a dated video on YouTube.