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.
20 Infectious Hooks from Nate Dogg Songs
In honor of what would have been Nate Dogg's 49th birthday, here are 20 classic songs that made him the voice of West Coast hip-hop.
Warren G – ‘Regulate’ Feat. Nate Dogg: Throwback Video of the Day
Where rhythm is life and life is rhythm...
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Ed Lover and the gang bid farewell to the fans on the final episode of 'Yo! MTV Raps.'
Eminem’s Anti-Kim Movement Moves to Divorce Court: August 16 in Hip-Hop History
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New Political Party Wants LL Cool J or Busta Rhymes to Run for New York Governor
A new hip-hop political party is on the rise.
20 Best Female Rap Posse Songs
These all-female posse tracks help shape the hip-hop movement in the 1990s and beyond.
T-Pain – ‘Can’t Believe It’ Feat. Lil Wayne: Throwback Video of the Day
T-Pain has a mansion in Wiscansin in his inventive video for 'Can't Believe It' featuring Lil Wayne.
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Michel'le's journey into R&B came with a lot of pain and abuse. But behind the drama, was some great music.
Is Beyonce Pregnant Again? The Internet Wants to Know [VIDEO]
The Beyhive want to know — are Beyonce and JAY-Z expecting their fourth child?
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Let's do it, ride it...