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.
Usher Wins a $12,000 Puppy at Auction
Warm fuzzies alert! Usher is the proud owner of the cutest puppy we have ever seen. The R&B singer bid $12,000 for a goldendoodle puppy during a charity auction on Thursday (Oct. 25), which raises funds to build schools in Guatemala, Laos, Nicaragua and Ghana.
Lil Wayne Reportedly Had a Second Seizure on Airplane
Are we having déjà vu or is TMZ pulling our leg? According to the gossip website, Lil Wayne reportedly suffered another in-flight medical scare on an airplane. Apparently, the rapper boarded a flight from Texas to Los Angeles when he suddenly began to have seizure-like convulsions.
Breaking News: Usher Has Changed His Name to Üsher
Well, not quite. But Usher made a surprise guest appearance on 'Night News Now,' a hilarious news parody on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.' The R&B crooner played Fallon's new German political correspondent Üsher (pronounced Eww-shur).
Nelly Left ‘Baffled’ Following Texas Tour Bus Raid
Nelly says he is still "baffled" over his surprise tour bus raid that occurred a few weeks ago. On Oct. 11, authorities in Sierra Blanca, Texas pulled over his vehicle and found over 10 pounds of marijuana, multiple bags of heroin and a loaded .45 caliber handgun.
Snoop Dogg Drops It Like It’s ‘Hot’ in Hot Pockets Commercial
We all know Snoop Dogg is a hot emcee, and, apparently, he can still drop it like it's hot. Eight years after dropping the infectious hit, Snoop has turn his single into a jingle for the microwaveable treat Hot Pockets.