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.
2017 Soul Train Awards Winners
See who won trophies at the 2017 Soul Train Awards.
Della Reese Dies at 86; Questlove, Al Sharpton and More Salute the Legendary Star
Legendary actress-singer Della Reese, who performed on stage, screen and in the studio for more than 50 years, has passed away at age 86.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Announces He Has Parkinson’s Disease
Rev. Jesse Jackson has announced that he has Parkinson’s disease. The prominent civil rights leader posted a statement revealing his diagnosis on social media on Friday.
Colin Kaepernick Named GQ’s Citizen of the Year
The 30-year-old athlete graces the cover under the banner, “Man of the Year: The New American Heroes.” Interestingly, Kaepernick didn’t speak with the magazine for his cover story, however, he did pose for photographs and assisted in giving GQ access to close associates.
Suspected Driver in Charlottesville Tragedy Arrested and Charged With Second-Degree Murder
The driver who plowed into people in Charlottesville has been identified.
Bill Maher Said the N-Word on ‘Real Time’ and Twitter Is Not Having It [VIDEO]
This is not going to end good for Bill.
Facebook Killer Steve Stephens Found Dead in Pennsylvania
The manhunt is over. Facebook killer Steve Stephens was found dead in Erie, Pa., on Tuesday morning (April 18), after being on the run from police for three days.
Al Jarreau Dies at 76; Chaka Khan, Questlove, Lalah Hathaway & More React
Al Jarreau has passed away in Los Angeles.