Play video content Snapchat Swae Lee is finally hearing from his brother facing a first-degree murder charge in his father’s death … and TMZ has the first look at their phone call from jail, and it’s powerful. The rapper and his mother, Bernadette Walker, got super emotional as they dialed up her son, Michael Sullivan,…

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Kourtney Kardashian is the queen of risqué this week — first she was sucking on Travis Barker‘s thumb for the ‘Gram … now she’s openly asking the public about rough sex. KK posted a very racy pic — a photo of herself, it seems, that captures her lower half, fully unbuttoned and fairly exposed near…

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Jim Steinman, who wrote and produced huge hits for Meat Loaf, Air Supply, Celine Dion and Bonnie Tyler, is dead … TMZ has learned. Steinman died Monday in Connecticut, according to the state’s medical examiner. The cause of death is unclear. We do know it appears it was sudden … there was a medical emergency…

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Britney Spears told fans directly that she’s fine and more than happy — but they still don’t believe her, suspecting she’s being forced to say so. Fans have been buzzing since Britney’s video late last week in which she said herself she IS okay, and she’s just taking some time off professionally as she enjoys…

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Demi Lovato isn’t backing down in her diet food war with a frozen yogurt shop — she’s now warning the store about messing with her … but also walking back her comments a bit, saying she was having a really bad day. The singer continued going back and forth with The Bigg Chill — the…

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Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Lil Yachty doesn’t think boycotts in Georgia will help change new, oppressive voting laws in his home state … but he’s got advice for people worried about getting to the polls. We got the Atlanta rapper leaving dinner at Delilah in WeHo and asked about the impact of Major League…

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Demi Lovato has a lot of people scratching their heads over this one — she got mad that a fro-yo shop advertises “diet” options … something she considers triggering and harmful. The singer took to IG Saturday to call out a frozen yogurt joint called The Bigg Chill … which apparently has low-sugar/low-fat/fat-free goodies positioned…

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DMX‘s fiancee just told the world … the late rapper was her everything, and she’s grateful for the time they had. Desiree Lindstrom just posted, “The first night we met and you held me close. I knew I would never let go. I was lost in you and nothing else mattered. My best friend, my…

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Several of the statues Michael Jackson had at his Neverland Ranch are up for grabs — but it’s a package deal only, and likely requires a collector who can appreciate the art separate from its history. Noble Art Lovers tells TMZ … a private collector has 28 pieces from the singer’s notorious California property —…

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Black Rob — a rapper who was once part of Diddy‘s Bad Boy roster — has died … this according to his former labelmates. Rob reportedly passed away Saturday while hospitalized in Atlanta — this after he was apparently battling kidney failure for quite some time … so says NYC radio personality DJ Self, who…

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Taylor Swift has a message for the most popular group in music history … roll over, Beatles!!! Taylor has topped the Fab Four by making chart history with the re-release of “Fearless.” Here’s the chart history part … the album hit #1 Friday in the UK, and with that Taylor has racked up 3, number-1…

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DMX will be honored by his family, friends, loved ones and fans in one of the premier entertainment venues in the country — the Barclays Center, TMZ has learned. X’s public memorial will be held on Saturday, April 24 at the arena in Brooklyn … X’s former manager, Steve Rifkind, tells TMZ. We’re told the…

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Madonna just plunked down a small fortune, and now she’s proud of The Weeknd‘s Hidden Hills Estate. Madonna paid $19.3 million for the home, which is in Kardashian Country. It’s been on the market for a long time — The Weeknd listed it back in June, 2020, for $24,995,000, so there was a significant price…

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YFN Lucci violated his strict bond conditions when he hit up a recording studio and a strip club as his murder case looms … at least according to prosecutors, who want him back in jail. According to new legal docs, prosecutors in Georgia claim the rapper violated the conditions of his $500,000 bond the first…

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Play video content Red Table Talk Bobby Brown is steadfast in his belief that his ex-wife, Whitney Houston, and their daughter, Bobbi Kristina, died in similar ways because the same person was responsible for both of their deaths. Bobby put the blame squarely on the late Nick Gordon — Bobbi Kristina’s boyfriend at the time…

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A group of popular women in the country music world have folks whispering about a “Real Housewives of Nashville” series, and while TMZ’s learned the buzz is a little premature … it’s not far from the truth. Several of these ladies — including country star Jana Kramer and Jason Aldean‘s sister, Kasi Wicks (Chuck Wicks’…

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DMX‘s family is NOT strapped for cash, and is NOT asking the public to chip in for burial expenses — and if you see anything online saying otherwise … it’s total bunk. X’s direct family members tell TMZ … there’s been a lot of unfounded rumors circulating after DMX’s death last week, including a particularly…

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Grimes might not be of this planet … that’s one possible theory after dissecting her massive new back tattoo, which she describes as “beautiful alien scars.” The Canadian musician unveiled her body art Sunday, a painful-looking assortment of tangled lines that at first glance … make you think her tattoo artist was just a little…

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The launch of Dolly Parton‘s new ice cream flavor had folks screaming for a scoop, but not quite enough to drop a grand on it … despite the efforts of online hucksters. Here’s what’s going down — the country music legend teamed up with Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams to create her very own flavor, Strawberry…

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What Olivia Rodrigo‘s “Drivers License” giveth, it also taketh away — at least from her bank account — because the singer just got nailed with a parking ticket!!! Rodrigo catapulted to the top of the charts with the single earlier this year … but just learned one of the harsh realities of driving in Los…

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Kid Cudi paid homage to the later rocker Kurt Cobain — who died almost 27 years ago to the day — by wearing a dress almost identical to one worn by the Nirvana frontman. Cudi was the musical guest Saturday on “Saturday Night Live,” and he first paid respects to fallen ‘SNL’ star Chris Farley…

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Tributes have been pouring in since DMX took his last breath Friday … and one fan credits him with forging an understanding about her own dad who was gripped by addiction. The woman wrote, “DMX is the reason I forgave my father after he passed for his years of addiction. We met in 2017 after…

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Play video content Exclusive TMZSports.com “I’m sad, I’m very sad.” Anderson Silva was so shocked by the death of rap legend DMX, he could barely find the words — but ultimately explained how the guy made such a tremendous impact on his life. The MMA legend — who’s boxing Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on June…

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Kerry Washington learned an increasingly obvious lesson … just don’t say anything on social media, ’cause you’ll get torn apart. Kerry has now deleted her tweet suggesting an after-life connection between DMX and Prince Philip. She wrote, “Anybody else wondering what DMX and His Royal Highness Prince Phillip are chatting about together at the pearly…

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After rallying for DMX all week, his fans are still pouring out their emotions, and showing him love in the hours after his death. Almost immediately after the news of X’s passing … a makeshift memorial wall was started just outside White Plains Hospital in New York. The hip-hop icon’s loyal followers are lighting candles,…

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