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.
LL Cool J, Janet Jackson, Rufus & Chaka Khan Nominated for 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
This will be the fifth time LL Cool J's been considered for induction into the Hall of Fame.
Janet Jackson Releases the Groundbreaking ‘Rhythm Nation 1814′: Sept. 18 In Hip-Hop History
On this day, Janet Jackson gets the nation grooving with her groundbreaking project and Color Me Badd delivers sexy debut album.
Was There a Feud Between Aretha Franklin and Patti LaBelle?
The two R&B divas may have had a simmering feud with each other.
How ‘The Miseducation’ Influenced the R&B Landscape, Creativity
John Legend, D'Angelo, Jazmine Sullivan and more credit Hill's album for their approach to honest songwriting.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Expecting Second Baby [VIDEO]
Chrissy Teigen showed off her baby bump on Snapchat.
Della Reese Dies at 86; Questlove, Al Sharpton and More Salute the Legendary Star
Celebs react to Della Reese's death.
Watch a Rapping Staff Sergeant Give Cast Rules to a Patient [VIDEO]
For kids, going to the doctors can be an unpleasant experience. But one doctor made a young patient’s visit a fun experience with a rap.