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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'I'mma let you finish..."
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20 Rappers Starring In Fun Commercials [VIDEO]
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20 Rappers Who Pay Homage to Hip-Hop In Their Songs
These rappers give thanks to hip-hop and its creator DJ Kool Herc in their lyrics.
20 Best Female Rap Posse Songs
These all-female posse tracks help shape the hip-hop movement in the 1990s and beyond.
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15 ‘I’m All Grown Up’ Albums
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