Biz Markie is getting a grand sendoff from his famous friends and family … his celebration of life is set for Monday in New York City. Sources tell TMZ … Al Sharpton will deliver the eulogy and celebs like Fat Joe, LL Cool J, Papoose, Big Daddy Kane, Al B. Sure! and Leland Robinson will…

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Good news, folks … Bob Odenkirk is in such good spirits he’s now joking around with friends, according to one of them … actor David Cross. Cross says the “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul” star is doing so good, in fact, fans will soon be hearing from him. Cross updated Bob’s legion of fans…

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Lamar Odom has been ordered to pay his ex nearly $400,000 … after a judge ruled the former NBA star hadn’t pay a cent of support in over a year. In court docs, obtained by TMZ Sports, a New York judge ruled Odom had stopped making payments to Odom’s ex, Liza Morales, in June of…

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We just got Korn guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer at Avra in Beverly Hills and asked him about Joey’s death … and he says he’s in shock and can’t believe it. SUBSCRIBE: http://tmz.me/wONe5NO About TMZ: TMZ has consistently been credited for breaking the biggest stories dominating the entertainment news landscape and changed the way the public…

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Metal Church’s late frontman Mike Howe took his own life … according to the cops who found the rocker’s body. A spokesperson for the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Dept. tells TMZ … Mike’s official cause of death was determined to be asphyxia due to hanging. Officially, authorities are calling it a suicide. As we reported ……

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Scarlett Johansson‘s agent is joining in on the war with Disney … blasting the Mouse House for “shamelessly” attacking her over her “Black Widow” lawsuit. Bryan Lourd, one of the head honchos at the powerhouse agency CAA, just went to bat for his client and said Disney “shamelessly and falsely accused Ms. Johansson of being…

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Michael Che is half-heartedly trying to do damage control after sharing some harsh and tasteless jokes about Simone Biles dropping out of Olympic events. The ‘SNL’ star announced late Thursday night on social media he intended to try out some Simone jokes on stage in NYC. That apparently set off a bunch of his followers…

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The battle royale between Britney Spears‘ father and her conservator, Jodi Montgomery, is boiling over … Jodi wants Jamie out of the conservatorship and says Britney’s doctors agree. According to new legal docs, obtained by TMZ, Jodi is officially joining Britney’s bid to remove Jamie as the conservator of the singer’s estate. In the docs,…

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Kanye West is hosting another listening party for his upcoming “Donda” album at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta … but he’s still brainstorming on how to make the event unique to fill new seats. Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ … Yeezy and his production team locked down Aug. 5 at MBS for another “Donda” listening…

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Scarlett Johansson is going after the Mouse House … she’s suing Disney, claiming the simultaneous release of “Black Widow” in theaters and on Disney+ violated her deal, and cost her serious money. In legal docs, obtained by TMZ, the “Black Widow” star claims her contract with Disney stated the movie would be exclusively released in…

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Tyreek Hill says it’s put up or shut up time for Usain Bolt … ’cause after the track legend talked some smack about the NFL star’s speed, Hill officially challenged him to a race! The scene played out in hilarious fashion Thursday … after Bolt joined “The Pat McAfee Show” and mentioned Tyreek has urged…

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Donald Trump is looking to unload one of his personal helicopters … and it seems like he’s hoping someone makes him an offer he can’t refuse. Like, literally. Sources tell TMZ … the former President recently put one of his personal choppers on the market, but there’s no exact asking price, and potential buyers can…

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DaBaby‘s social calendar for mid-September just opened up … ’cause he’s been dropped from a music festival across the pond. The rapper was originally slated to perform at Parklife 2021 in Manchester, England where he was supposed to be one of the headliners … along with Megan Thee Stallion and Young Thug. But, that’s not…

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez can’t keep their eyes, hands — and lots of other things — off of each other during their vacay … even while seated in a busy restaurant! The couple’s nautical trek along the Italian Riviera stopped Wednesday in the town of Nerano, where they had a super romantic meal —…

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LeBron James is getting another superstar on his squad … and it ain’t Lola Bunny — Russell Westbrook has been traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in a blockbuster deal!!! The rumors had been swirling for weeks … with many expecting the Lake Show to try and bring in another piece to help the King…

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Play video content TMZ.com Soulja Boy‘s birthday party didn’t sit well with neighbors and especially the cops that shut it down … but he was still ridin’ high in a brand new McLaren that looked like a steroided-out bumble bee!!! Soulja arrived late for his own birthday party — in fact, so late cops already…

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Jaxson Hayes pushed a cop into a wall and resisted arrest for over 2 minutes before police were finally able to slap handcuffs on the Pelicans center, this according to LAPD. Police tell us they received a call for a “domestic dispute” around 2:50 AM Wednesday morning … and when they responded to the location…

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Play video content Nobody from Team USA is leaving the Tokyo Games empty-handed … ’cause athletes are getting hooked up with a TON of free stuff — from kicks to threads to phones!! USA weightlifter Mattie Rogers gave fans a sneak peak of the team’s awesome swag bags all the way from Japan … showing…

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Play video content TMZ.com Leslie Jordan says ignorant, uninformed comments about HIV/AIDS from people like DaBaby are exactly why some gay people aren’t comfortable being themselves … so Leslie’s slamming the rapper’s homophobic rant as stupid and clueless. We got Leslie outside Kings Road Cafe in L.A. Wednesday and he laid into DaBaby … grousing…

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“Arthur” — the longest-running children’s animated series in U.S. TV history — is coming to an end. And it begs a question … Hey, what gives?! Carol Greenwald, executive producer of the PBS kids show, confirmed in an email to IGN that “the winter of 2022, the 25th and final season of Arthur will debut.”…

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Lamar Odom is stepping back in the boxing ring, but this time he ain’t scrapping with a childhood pop star … L.O. is fighting former heavyweight champ, Riddick Bowe!! Celebrity Boxing founder Damon Feldman tells TMZ Sports they’ve inked a deal pitting the 6’10”, 41-year-old former NBA All-Star against the retired 53-year-old pugilist. The fight…

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Morgan Wallen‘s loyal fans are gonna love this … he’s out and about, taking a golf trip with buddies — but it’s another strong sign he’s getting ready to come out of hiding. Morgan and friends were on the links Wednesday down in Puerto Vallarta, so there’s a good chance the country music superstar is…

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