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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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These Beyonce Photos Without Any Retouching Prove She’s Just Like You

Beyonce may not be so “Flawless” after all. On Wednesday (Feb. 18), a slew of Queen Bey's photos -- 224 to be exact -- that were never retouched leaked online and were showcased on the site the Beyonce World, which sent her loyal fan base, otherwise known as the BeyHive, into a tizzy.

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Geraldo Rivera Says Hip-Hop Ruins Black Lives, Twitter Reactions Show Outrage

Fox News pundit Geraldo Rivera made a controversial statement about hip-hop during his interview on HuffPost Live. The veteran journalist, who calls himself a “militant moderate,” said that hip-hop has been more damaging to black and brown people than racism over the last decade.

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Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Cause No Children Rule at New York Fashion Week

No matter where they go, it seems that Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are stirring up a little controversy. As New York Fashion Week comes to a close, organizers have erected a new rule that bans children at fashion shows. This news surfaces after daughter North’s temper tantrums during the events.

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Tyga Talks Drake Beef, Denies Dating Kylie Jenner on ‘The Breakfast Club’ [VIDEO]

Tyga entered the lion’s den of Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club Tuesday morning (Feb. 17) to address some of the rumors and beef he’s involved in as of late. The "Ayo" rhymer was eager to answer questions that Angela Yee, Charlamagne tha God and DJ Envy put in front of him.

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Ariana Grande Brings Out Nicki Minaj at NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show [VIDEO]

R&B superstar Ariana Grande was the headlining performer for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game at New York’s famed Madison Square Garden on Sunday night (Feb. 15). The show featured plenty of choreography and one very special guest.

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Man Gets Drake’s Mixtape Cover Art Tattooed on His Neck [PHOTO]

There’s no question that Drake’s mixtape, 'If You're Reading This It's Too Late,' is one of the hottest releases of the past week. Apparently, one fan loved the project so much that he decided to get a tattoo of the typographic cover art on his neck. Yep, you read that correctly.

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Azealia Banks and Erykah Badu Go Tit for Tat on Twitter

After battling it out with Iggy Azalea last year on Twitter, Azealia Banks is now aiming her vitriol at Erykah Badu. It all started when the veteran R&B singer shared her opinion about the Harlem rapper’s music. From there, a Twitter war erupted between the two artists.

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Drake Covers ‘FourFiveSeconds’ & ‘Only One’ at Sprite Concert [VIDEOS]

Timing is everything. Right now, Drake’s timing is impeccable. After dropping his surprise album/mixtape, 'If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late,' it was the Toronto rhymer’s turn to rock the crowd at Sprite’s “Obey Your Thirst” concert in New York on Friday (Feb. 13).

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