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  • Adam Lambert Finally Unloads Hollywood Hills Crib for $2.92 Million
    Adam Lambert's finally saying sayonara to his crib in the Hollywood Hills ... cause someone else will be idolizing it after plunking down a good chunk-o-change. The 2009 "American Idol" runner-up just sold his 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom crib for $2.92… Permalink
  • Aloe Blacc Likes Black National Anthem But Says NFL Needs Real Change
    Aloe Blacc likes the fact the NFL is playing the Black National Anthem before every Week 1 game, but says the league needs to go much further to fight for equality. The singer joined us Wednesday on "TMZ Live" and explained why there's so much more… Permalink
  • Kanye West's Planned Parenthood Comments Get Fiery Response from Org
    Kanye West likened Planned Parenthood to a Satanic baby-killing cult put in place by racist forces, but the org is calling BS ... saying the real threat is talk like his. ICYMI ... Kanye tackled the issue of abortion during his Forbes interview,… Permalink
  • Feds Want R. Kelly Jurors Protected, Fear Singer's Team Interfering
    The feds in R. Kelly's case want to keep potential jurors protected -- even by armed guards, at times, because they feel Kelly's legal team poses a threat to jurors, but the singer's team's not having it. The feds filed legal docs in the Eastern… Permalink
  • Selena's Father Threatens to Sue Over 'Trump Supporter Gathering' at Her Statue
    The father of the late singer Selena is going after a man planning a rally for Donald Trump at her memorial statue ... threatening to sue if he goes through with it. According to a cease and desist letter sent by Abraham Quintanilla, Jr.'s legal… Permalink
  • "I Don't Wanna Know" Singer Mario Winans 'Memba Him?!
    South Carolina singer Mario Winans got a taste of fame when his smooth vocals and shirtless music video for his single, "I Don't Wanna Know," took the public by surprise in 2004 and even hit #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts ... opening the doors… Permalink
  • Charlie Daniels Dead at 83
    Charlie Daniels -- a country and Southern rock legend known for his hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" -- has died after suffering a stroke ... according to his website. The Country Music Hall of Famer died Monday morning at the Summit Medical… Permalink
  • Presidential Hopeful Kanye Files to Protect 'West Day Ever'
    Kanye West's been having some very good days lately ... and it looks like he wants to make "West Day Ever" the next extension of his booming brand. The apparent presidential candidate is much better at filing paperwork with the trademark office… Permalink
  • Lizzo Claps Back at Property Owner Who Booted Her Early
    Lizzo has a brief message for the guy who allegedly booted her and some friends from a rental property a wee bit early this weekend -- bite me, and preferably where the sun don't shine!!! The singer was documenting her sun-filled weekend with her… Permalink
  • Machine Gun Kelly Mourning Father's Death, Taking Social Media Break
    Machine Gun Kelly planned to celebrate big-time Sunday ... but instead, he announced the passing of his father. The rapper made the announcement Sunday on social media saying he had initially planned to celebrate the 1-year anniversary of his… Permalink
  • Kanye West Announces 2020 Presidential Bid, Elon Musk Supports
    It's happening (or so it seems) ... Kanye West is running for President, and he says he's doing it sooner than later -- as in RIGHT NOW!!! At least that's how it sounds, anyway. Ye made the announcement out of nowhere Saturday on Twitter, saying… Permalink
  • Bonnie Pointer of The Pointer Sisters Died from Cardiac Arrest
    Bonnie Pointer of The Pointer Sisters died after going into cardiac arrest ... TMZ has learned. The Grammy-winning Motown artist's cause of death is listed as cardiopulmonary arrest ... this according to her death certificate obtained by TMZ.… Permalink
  • Pop Smoke's Inner Circle Gets Custom Jewelry for Posthumous Album Drop
    Pop Smoke's closest friends are getting iced out before his debut album drops ... with some custom jewelry honoring the slain rapper. Pop's inner circle reached out to New York City's Benny The Jeweler for some special commemorative bling ...… Permalink
  • 40 Glocc Surrenders for 1 Year Sentence in Prostitution Case
    40 Glocc is finally on the path to putting his prostitution ring bust behind him, and the first step is checking into jail to serve his sentence ... nearly 3 years after his arrest. The rapper turned himself in to Blue Earth County Jail on June 30… Permalink
  • DaBaby's 4th of July Show Plans for COVID-19 Safety
    DaBaby's set to fire up a nightclub crowd on the Fourth of July, but he and his team insist safety precautions are in place. The rapper's performing at the 4th of July Bash at Cosmopolitan Premier Lounge in Decatur, GA Saturday night, but due to… Permalink
  • Kacey Musgraves and Ruston Kelly Getting Divorced
    Kacey Musgraves' marriage to her singer-songwriter husband was less of a slow burn and more of a flame that went out quickly ... she's getting divorced after 2 1/2 years. The Grammy-winning country star and musician Ruston Kelly have filed for… Permalink
  • NFL to Reportedly Play Black National Anthem Before Week 1 Games
    The NFL is planning to make a huge statement when the season kicks off ... with the league reportedly deciding to play the Black National Anthem before every Week 1 game. "Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing" -- which is often referred to as the Black… Permalink
  • Jay-Z's Team ROC Calls for Prosecution of Wisc. Cop in Full-Page Ad
    Jay-Z and his social justice team are going all out to get a Wisconsin cop fired and charged in the killings of 3 men of color -- they've posted a full-page ad demanding it. Jay's Team ROC took out the ad Thursday in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,… Permalink
  • Vanilla Ice Cancels Concert in Austin After Facing Backlash
    Vanilla Ice just canceled his performance in Austin ... saying he didn't know the numbers were so crazy in Austin. The rapper said the concert had been booked a long time ago, but with cases spiking in Texas and across the nation, Vanilla Ice says… Permalink
  • Chuck D Says Youth Should Run Politics from Top to Bottom
    Public Enemy still wants people to "Fight the Power" ... but now Chuck D says it's time to let younger people handle that fight, because time's literally running out for most political leaders. We talked to the legendary MC on 'TMZ Live' to get his… Permalink