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.
Beyonce Releases Summery Song ‘Standing on the Sun’
Just in time for the summer of 2013, a new Beyonce song called 'Standing on the Sun' has been released. You might be familiar with the track, as it appears in the songbird's H&M commercial for her swimwear line.
Jury Selection for Michael Jackson’s Wrongful Death Trial Begins in Los Angeles
Jury selection in the Michael Jackson wrongful-death trial begins today (April 2) in Los Angeles. The case stems from the late singer's mother, Katherine Jackson, who is suing the concert promoter AEG Live for negligence.
Before Car Accident, Chris Brown Visited Debbie Allen Dance Academy
Despite crashing his Porsche into a wall Saturday (Feb. 9) because of, allegedly, nagging paparazzi, Chris Brown did managed to pay a visit to the Debbie Allen Dance Academy in Los Angeles.
Kanye West’s ‘Rich Black American’ Album / Track Listing Photo Is a Hoax
Remember that image of the track listing from Kanye West's rumored new album 'Rich Black American'? Well, forget about it -- it was all a cruel hoax.
Kanye West’s Alleged ‘Rich Black American’ Album Track Listing Revealed
The Internet is abuzz over a screenshot (pictured left) of an iTunes track list for what appears to be Kanye West's new album 'Rich Black American.'
Nelly Heads to the Desert to Shoot Video for ‘Hey Porsche’ Single [Pics]
Nelly got down and dirty at his video shoot Tuesday (Jan. 29) for his latest single, 'Hey Porsche.' The St. Louis rhymer film the clip in the desert outside of Los Angeles. Nelly decided to share some pictures from the set on his Instagram page.
Unreleased Aaliyah Song ‘Quit Hatin” Hits the Internet
Just a few days after what would have been her 34th birthday, an unreleased Aaliyah track has surfaced online. The song titled 'Quit Hatin' features the late songbird's smokey vocals over a contemporary productions.
Rita Ora + Snoop Dogg Shoot Video for ‘Torn Apart’ in Thailand [Pics]
Pop star Rita Ora was having a dog day afternoon, but it was all in good fun. The 'R.I.P' songbird was recently in Thailand shooting a new video for 'Torn Apart,' her new collaborative song with Snoop Dogg.
Beyonce Announces New Destiny’s Child Single, Greatest Hits Album
For those of you hankering to hear some new music from Destiny's Child you are in luck. Beyonce just announced on her Facebook page that a new song titled 'Nuclear' will appear on the group's greatest hits compilation 'Love Songs.'
Nicki Minaj + Adam Levine Bringing Lifestyle Brands to Kmart
Chart-topping pop stars Nicki Minaj and Adam Levine have partnered with Kmart to bring their respective fashion lines to its stores and the shopping website, ShopyourWay.com.
Kanye West to Record Dr. Seuss Rap for His Unborn Kid
Kanye West may be taking the whole baby daddy thing just a little too far if we are to believe the tabloids. According to Hollywire (via The Sun), Yeezy is penning his own remake of Dr. Seuss's classics 'Green Eggs Ham' and 'The Cat in the Hat.'
Nelly Goes For a Ride with ‘Hey Porsche’ Single
Nelly is back and he's eyeing the pop charts with his radio-friendly single 'Hey Porsche.' The song follows the formula of his 2010 hit 'Just a Dream' with its twangy rock guitar riffs and sing-songy rap flows.