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Bobbi Kristina Funeral

Invitation Infuriates Brown Family Member

7/31/2015 11:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Bobbi Kristina will be laid to rest Saturday and her funeral already has the Browns and the Houstons fighting ... over money. 

TMZ's obtained the invite ... the guest list is tight and even if you're on the list you have to present a government-issued ID at the door.   

Now the conflict -- the invitation suggests, in lieu of flowers, donations should be sent to The Marion P. Foundation, a charity run by Bobbi Kristina's aunt Pat Houston, benefiting troubled teens. 

Leolah Brown, BK's other aunt, claims Pat's just lining her personal bank account and she's asking people not to send “ONE RED CENT!” to the charity. Leolah says Pat's "not the sweet quiet person that she's tried so hard to make people believe she was... ." And what's more -- she alleges the late Whitney Houston would agree. 

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Meek Mill

I Wasn't Lyin'

Drake Really Did Get Peed On!

7/31/2015 8:31 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Exclusive Details

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Meek Mill's random line at the end of his Drake diss song -- that Drake once got PEED ON -- is true.

The lyric in question came at the very end of "Wanna Know," where Meek said, "You let Tip homie piss on you in a movie theater n****, we ain’t forget."

Our sources say, it all went down in 2010, during a private screening of "Takers" on the Sony lot ... a movie in which Matt Dillon, Paul Walker, Chris Brown and T.I. all starred in.

Drake attended the screening and, 30 minutes in, jumped up screaming and ran out of the theater.

We're told a dispute erupted over who was sitting where ... apparently Drake and one of T.I.'s childhood friends got into it. The friend got pissed, and pissed on Drake.

We're told Drake ran out of the theater, screaming "motherf*****."

And sources told us the obvious ... intoxicants were involved. 

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Meek Mill

Drake Diss Song TRASHED

More than a Little Meek

7/31/2015 6:22 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Meek Mill is getting annihilated on social media for what most people think is a tepid, lame and wack response to Drake.

Drake's diss track was epic, basically calling Meek Nicki Minaj's bitch. Meek was universally trashed for his impotent response.

0731-meek-mill-drake-diss-soundcloud-dreamchasers-01Meek had a few good lines in "Wanna Know" ... like, "N****s writing for you cause you know you never did s***" ... but even the biggest Meek fan would have to admit, Drake is winning this war.

Things are so bad for Meek, he's been trolled by a fast food chain. Whataburger, popular in the southern part of the country, tweeted, "Meek Mill take it from us- if you gonna serve beef serve it high quality."

0731-subasset-whataburger-twitterEven Toronto Councillor Norm Kelly got in on the action, writing, "This is the reason people hire ghostwriters. #WeDidntWannaKnow."

Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings piled on as well ... saying he'd pay money if Meek would stop.

Drake posted a response to the song as well ... just a photo of him laughing hysterically. 

Checkmate. 

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NBA Star to Meek Mill

I'll Write You a Check

... But Please, Stop.

7/31/2015 6:06 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0730-brandon-jennings-instagramDetroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings thinks Meek Mill's comeback diss track to Drake was so bad ... he wants to pay the guy $150 to just stop. 

Mill finally dropped, "Wanna Know" last night ... which was universally panned by everyone from rappers to politicians ... even a burger joint took a shot at Meek.  

And Jennings was critical as well ... check out the screen grab our friends at BSO captured moments after Mill dropped the track -- it's pretty harsh.  

By the way, there's backstory -- last week, Meek dissed Jennings for taking Drake's side in the rap feud. 

Wonder how he's gonna feel about this.   

Nick Gordon

Begs Bobby Brown

Let Me Mourn at Bobbi Kristina's Funeral

7/31/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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desperately wants to attend Bobbi Kristina's funeral Saturday ... so he sent Bobby Brown an email begging him for his blessing.

According to the email, which we've seen, Nick says, "I loved Krissi with all my heart and I am destroyed that she is gone and I need to say goodbye."

Nick realizes he's on the outs with the family as cops continue their homicide investigation with him in their crosshairs.   

Nick, who included Pat Houston in his email because she's arranging the funeral, goes on, "I'm begging you both to please put your differences aside and allow me this chance."

And there's a dash of guilt laced in the email ... "Krissi loved me very much and she would want me there."

Nick was persona non grata the entire time Bobbi Kristina was hospitalized, with most members of both families blaming Gordon for BK's death

The irony shouldn't be lost on Bobby Brown ... he was blamed by Whitney Houston's family for her death and even left her funeral early after a disagreement over seating. 

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Safaree Samuels

I Wrote those Raps

So Get Off My D***

7/30/2015 8:39 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Safaree Samuels is seething with anger, enraged that his ex Nicki Minaj would dare dispute his writing contribution to her songs.

Safaree was leaving LAX Wednesday … and he does not back down, despite getting trashed by Nicki during a concert Tuesday night.

And he thinks Meek MIll and Nicki need to stop ragging on him and worry more about their shows. Translation ... "Get off my d***!"

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Nicki Minaj to Ex Safaree

Safaree's Too Dumb

To Write My Rap

7/29/2015 2:04 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Nicki Minaj wants to make one thing clear: "no bitch ass n****" wrote her lyrics.

We just got this video of Minaj in concert where she goes off on her ex, Safaree Samuels, who claims he ghostwrote lyrics in some of her biggest hits.

Check out the video ... she has unbridled contempt for Safaree, who she says isn't smart enough to own her words.


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Joe Carter

I'm Honored to Be In Drake Beef

... My Kid Thinks I'm Cool!

7/29/2015 11:24 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0729-carter-drake-getty-tmz-01MLB legend Joe Carter says he's "honored" to have been injected into the Drake vs. Meek Mill feud -- saying it's AWESOME that Drake used his image to go after Meek because "My kids feel I'm legit now."

Backstory -- Drake used an ICONIC image of Carter's Game 6 walk off homerun that lifted the Toronto Blue Jays over the Philadelphia Phillies back in 1993 as the cover art to his new diss track against Meek. 

0729-sub-swipe-drake-soundcloud-01FYI, Drake is from Toronto, Meek is from Philly -- so, you can see why Drake decided to use the pic to reinforce his anti-Meek message.  

As for Joe -- he LOVES IT -- telling TMZ Sports, "My Twitter's been blowing up! It put my name back in the mix!"

He adds, "I had no idea [Drake was going to use that photo] ... I'm honored that he used it."

Carter tells us he knows Drake and has seen him around Toronto several times over the years -- and says Drake is a great ambassador for the city, which Joe considers his 2nd home.

But the best part for Joe -- "My 25-year-old son thinks I'm cool now."

Drake

Unloads on Meek Mill ...

You're Nicki Minaj's Bitch!

7/29/2015 6:47 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Drake is going after Meek Mill and this time with a vengeance, ripping on his manhood for being girlfriend Nicki Minaj's opening act.

The song -- titled "Back to Back" -- is actually his second diss song against Meek, but this one is way more vicious. In it, Drake raps ...

Is that a world tour or your girl's tour?
I know that you gotta be a thug for her
This ain't what she meant
when she told you to open up more

Drake also makes fun of Meek for not being the breadwinner in the relationship ... 

Shout-out to all my boss bitches wifin' n****s
Make sure you hit 'em with the prenup

And how's this for ironic ... Meek Mill was booed when he came out onstage during Tuesday night's show with Nicki because he was 90 minutes late. The show was in ... Toronto.

Drake 2, Meek 0.

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Nicki Minaj's Ex-BF Safaree

She's a Hip-Hop Thief

And Meek Mill's Fat

7/28/2015 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Nicki Minaj's former BF is putting her on blast and embarrassing her new BF Meek Mill in the process, claiming he ghostwrote some of the biggest hits on her latest album, "The Pinkprint."

Safaree Samuels just dropped a new song, "Lifeline," in which he accuses her of the Cardinal hip-hop sin ... not writing her own verses. It's the same charge Meek leveled against Drake.

But Safaree is brutal toward Meek, rapping "This n**** bent outta shape with a gorilla face/ My bars on 'The Pinkprint' no one will ever match/ My dick- print lil n**** u could never match."

We checked ... and Safaree only has an A&R credit on "The Pinkprint," so it's a bold accusation.

And it gets worse. Safaree fat shames Meek, saying, "I heard you told Philippe Chow you ain't goin' there ... You outta shape anyway you need to eat a pear."

Stealing lyrics and overeating ... brutal.

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Lil Wayne

Rapper Claims He's as Bad as Birdman

In the Money Dept.

7/28/2015 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0727-lil-wayne-david-banner-TMZ-INSTAGRAM-01update_graphic_red_barA rep for Wayne tells TMZ ... Lil Wayne was a Cash Money artist and it was their responsibility to pay David Banner, not Wayne.update_grey_gray_barIf Lil Wayne doesn't know what the word "ironic" means, he does now ... he's being sued by a rapper for not forking over royalties ... which is exactly his gripe with Birdman

Rapper David Banner claims he signed a contract in 2008 with Wayne's Young Money Records to produce two songs for Wayne -- "La La" and "Pussy Monster" -- featured on "Tha Carter III."

Banner claims Young Money told him in 2012 he was owed $138,787.19 in royalties ... but he never saw a cent. Banner also claims Young Money has gone radio silent, so he has no idea how much more he's owed.

Banner also says the same thing happened in 2009 with "Streets Is Watchin." He claims he was told he's owed more than $15,392.57.

As TMZ first reported, Wayne is locked in a lawsuit against Birdman and Cash Money Records for $51 million ... claiming he's owed money for his never-released album, "Tha Carter V."

Mike Epps

Black Guys Gonna Keep Datin' Your Daughter

7/25/2015 8:22 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Mike Epps is done with Hulk Hogan and what's more, Mike says Hulk has lost his hood pass and his ticket to Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles.

The comedian blew into LAX Friday and made it clear ... Hulk is history in his book.  He's incredulous Hulk used the n word in his sex tape, but feels strongly Brooke Hogan should ignore her dad's admonition.

Nicki Minaj

Taylor Swift Was Wrong

... And She Admitted it

7/24/2015 7:12 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Nicki Minaj went on TV to tell the world ... Taylor Swift screwed up when she assumed Nicki was attacking her over the VMA noms.

Nicki went on 'GMA' and revealed she and Taylor had a chat yesterday and Swifty admitted she was wrong when she went after Nicki on Twitter, jumping to the conclusion that Nicki was ragging on her over "Anaconda" being passed on for video of the year.

Minaj says everything's now kumbaya between the 2 of them now that Taylor's eaten crow.

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