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.
5 Reasons LL Cool J Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The Boombox lists five reasons why LL Cool J should be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
LL Cool J, Janet Jackson, Rufus & Chaka Khan Nominated for 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
This will be the fifth time LL Cool J's been considered for induction into the Hall of Fame.
Rappers in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: A Complete History
The Boombox takes a look back at the rappers who have been honored by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Every LL Cool J Album Ranked, Worst to Best
LL Cool J is undeniably the G.O.A.T. in hip-hop. So we take a look back at his historic albums and ranked them from worst to best.
Digable Planets Drop Classic Debut ‘Reachin”: Sept. 27 In Hip-Hop History
On this day, Digable Planets changed the rap landscape with their debut album and Lil Wayne is born.
Janet Releases the Groundbreaking ‘Rhythm Nation 1814′: Sept. 18 In Hip-Hop History
On this day, Janet Jackson gets the nation grooving with her groundbreaking project and Color Me Badd delivers sexy debut album.
Kanye West Disrupts the VMAs, Biggie Uncorks a Classic: September 13 in Hip-Hop History
'I'mma let you finish..."
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.
20 Rappers Starring In Fun Commercials [VIDEO]
For years, rappers have been the pitchmen for all kinds of products for corporate America.
Was There a Feud Between Aretha Franklin and Patti LaBelle?
The two R&B divas may have had a simmering feud with each other.
Warren G – ‘Regulate’ Feat. Nate Dogg: Throwback Video of the Day
Where rhythm is life and life is rhythm...
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.