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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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Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Beyonce & More Celebrate Halloween in Killer Costumes [PHOTOS]

Although Halloween is over, it would be remiss of us not to show you some of the rappers and singers who went all out with their creative costumes. Whether it’s wearing a wig and beard, a thrilling wolf mask or recreating a legendary look, these stars killed it with their outfits.

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Kids Dress Up Like Rappers & Singers for Halloween and It’s Adorable [PHOTO]

When kids dress up for Halloween they usually don costumes of their favorite cartoon characters. But these cool kiddies took it to the next level and dressed up like their favorite rappers and singers.

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Rihanna and Jay Z Relationship Rumors Were Fake Confesses Former Publicist

Rihanna’s former publicist, Jonathan Hay, has confessed that he made up the rumor that Jay Z cheated on Beyonce with the now R&B/pop sensation. On Friday (Oct. 23), Hay issued an apologetic letter for his part in spreading this false rumor.

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Meek Mill’s Instagram Getting Slammed With Birthday Wishes for Drake [PHOTO]

The Drake and Meek Mill feud is far from over at least from a fan’s perspective. Since Drizzy turned 29 years old today (Oct. 24), his fans are trolling Mill’s Instagram page with birthday wishes to the Toronto rap star.

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Bobby Shmurda Explains Bail Situation and Label Status With Epic Records

Bobby Shmurda has been desperately trying to get out of jail since he was arrested last December on numerous drugs and weapons charges. But the embattled rapper has been denied bail on at least two separate occasions. Shmurda recently called into Hot 97 and explained his bail situation with radio personality Ebro Darden.

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Meek Mill Raps on Drake’s ‘Back to Back’

You would think Meek Mill understood that he wasn’t the victor in his rap battle against Drake, but it looks like he’s trying to diss the Toronto rhymer one more time. A clip has surfaced featuring audio of the Philly spitfire rapping over Drizzy’s “Back to Back” instrumental.

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Janet Jackson Explains Why Her Team Is Removing Fans’ Videos From Social Media

Fans of Janet Jackson were livid when their Instagram accounts were suspended or outright deleted after they uploaded photos and videos taken from the pop icon’s Unbreakable World Tour. Now she's explaining why her team went on a deleting spree.

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