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.
Nile Rodgers Is Born, Cam’ron Drops ‘S.D.E.’ + More: Sept. 19 in Hip-Hop History
On this day, Nile Rodgers is born and Cam'ron, Lupe Fiasco and Nature drop their new albums.
Janet Jackson Releases the Groundbreaking ‘Rhythm Nation 1814′: Sept. 18 In Hip-Hop Histor…
On this day, Janet Jackson gets the nation grooving with her groundbreaking project and Color Me Badd delivers sexy debut album.
Drake Graduates from ‘Degrassi’ to ‘So Far Gone': Sept. 15 in Hip-Hop History
Drake went from 'Degrassi' to rap stardom with 'So Far Gone.' Plus, we take a look back at Eve's short-lived comedy series.
Kanye West Disrupts the VMAs, Biggie Uncorks a Classic: September 13 in Hip-Hop History
'I'mma let you finish..."
Eminem Vs. Everybody: Slim Shady’s Greatest Rap Feuds
Eminem has a history of pissing off your favorite rappers.
9/11 Terrorist Attacks, Jay-Z Drops ‘The Blueprint': Sept. 11 in Hip-Hop History
On this day, we remember the lives lost and the heroes of September 11.
Eazy- E Is Born and 2Pac Gets Shot: Sept. 7 in Hip-Hop History
On this day, we remember two West Coast hip-hop icons and salute Michael Jackson's 'Bad.' Shamone!
Jeezy Is the Man of the People in ‘Put On’ Video With Kanye West
Jeezy reps for the people struggling under the recession in his video for 'Put On.'
Lloyd Recreates ‘A Bronx Tale’ in Heartwarming ‘Southside’ Video
Lloyd goes on his first big date in his tender video that pays homage to Robert De Niro's classic film.
The Roots Reach a Crossroads: August 29 in Hip-Hop History
On this day, we celebrate Michael Jackson's birthday and remember albums by the Roots, Daz Dillinger, Junior M.A.F.I.A. and DJ Clue?