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.
Cee Lo Green’s Christmas LP Track List Features Muppets + Christina Aguilera
Cee Lo Green is ready to spread some yuletide merriment with his Christmas album 'Cee Lo's Magic Moment.' The crooner unveiled the track listing to the 12-song collection, which features his reinterpretations of holiday classics.
Usher, Estelle + R. Kelly Lead Nominee Pack for the 2012 Soul Train Awards
Usher leads the pack of nominees for the 2012 Soul Train Awards with five nominations, including Album of the Year for 'Looking 4 Myself.' Following behind Usher is R&B songbird Estelle with three nods including Song of the Year ('Thank You').
Will Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ Get an English Redo?
If you haven't been living under a rock, you would know that Psy's 'Gangnam Style' is taking America by storm. The Korean pop star has millions of fans mimicking the galloping dance move, but does anyone know what the heck he's rapping about?
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…
Nicki Minaj to Drop New Single ‘The Boys’ Featuring a ‘Real Pretty’ Artist
While Nicki Minaj continues to work on her upcoming re-release of 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded -- The Re-Up,' she is set to drop the first single from the collection called 'The Boys.' Although details are scarce, the Queen Barbz did drop a few hints on Twitter about the song.
Frank Ocean to Perform With John Mayer on SNL
When Frank Ocean graces the stage on the season premiere of 'Saturday Night Live' this Saturday (Sept. 15), he will have special guest with him -- singer-guitarist John Mayer. The Odd Future crooner announced the news on his Twitter feed today (Sept. 11). "SNL this weekend. Me and…