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.
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For years, rappers have been the pitchmen for all kinds of products for corporate America.
‘Living Single’ Breaks the Glass Ceiling on Fox: August 22 in Hip-Hop History
GZA is born, 'Living Single' premieres on Fox, Janet Jackson drops 'Miss You Much' and more on this day.
Rewind: Lil Mama Crashed JAY-Z and Alicia Keys’ 2009 VMAs Performance [VIDEO]
At the 2009 MTV VMAs, Lil Mama took the stage uninvited and pose next to JAY and Keys. What happened next almost made her suicidal.
Warren G – ‘Regulate’ Feat. Nate Dogg: Throwback Video of the Day
Where rhythm is life and life is rhythm...
Best Rihanna Duets in the 2000s
We rundown Rihanna's best duets in her illustrious career.
Nelly – ‘Dilemma’ Feat. Kelly Rowland: Throwback Video of the Day
Nelly and Kelly Rowland are boo'd up in their romantic video for 'Dilemma.'
Diddy’s Best Song Ever? A Breakdown of ‘It’s All About the Benjamins’
The song and video solidified the Bad Boy Records mogul as a fearless hip-hop visionary.
The Sugarhill Gang – ‘Rapper’s Delight': Throwback Video of the Day
'I said a hip, hop, the hippy to the hippy / To the hip hip hop, you don’t stop. . . '
15 Best Rap and R&B Songs from Spike Lee’s Movies
Spike Lee knows how to perfectly curate music for his movies. Here are some of the best rap and R&B songs from his popular films.
20 Rappers That Dabbled in Reality TV
These rappers kept it real.