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Tekashi69 Airport Brawl Triggered by Rapper Disrespecting Women

2/22/2018 1:00 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Tekashi69 would have avoided a violent beatdown Wednesday at LAX if his crew hadn't mouthed off to some female friends of two other rappers.  

TMZ broke the story, Tekashi -- also known as 6ix9ine -- and his posse literally stopped traffic as the fight spilled out into the street at the busy airport.

One of the guys who attacked 6ix9ine -- Acie High (in the red jersey) -- tells us 6ix9ine has a long history of verbal abuse toward women and Acie is very clear ... he hated the guy for it.

Acie -- who's in a rap group out of Texas called Aqualeo -- says he and his partner, Priceless, were dropping some girls off at LAX when Tekashi's crew started hitting on the chicks. Acie says he and Priceless told the guys to stop, they wouldn't, so things exploded.

Acie says he always thought there would be a time when he would do a little street justice, and seems more than happy 6ix9ine and his crew pushed his buttons at the airport.  

#NoRegrets

 

Prince's Heirs Worried They'll Get Zilch Estate's Burning Cash Like Crazy!!!

2/22/2018 12:30 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Prince's estate is spending a ton of cash -- at times more than $600k PER MONTH -- and dropping that kinda loot has the singer's heirs worried they'll be left with nothing when it's their turn to collect.

Sources close to Prince's heirs tell TMZ ... they're dumbfounded at how much money it costs to manage the late singer's estate. We're told at the current burn rate, heirs feel there's gonna be close to nothing when it's time to distribute the inheritance.

According to docs -- obtained by TMZ -- Comerica's monthly fee to manage the estate is $125k per month. Comerica also hired the law firm Fredrikson & Byron P.A. to rep the estate in court (i.e. Prince's label suing Roc Nation), supervise and coordinate with accountants and advise on tax-related issues. Last November alone, the law firm billed more than $440k in fees and expenses.

The spending keeps going ... F&B then hired other attorneys to deal with trademarks, oversea litigation and services on deal proposals, among other things.

Comerica, for its part, has painstakingly broken down in more than 600 pages of invoices exactly where the money's going and why it costs so much to manage the estate, which is reportedly worth around $250 mil.

Tekashi69 Talkin' Gun Control, Violence ... Before LAX Brawl

2/21/2018 4:36 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Tekashi69 -- also known as 6ix9ine -- was dishing on some burning issues like gun control and projections of violence in rap ... just minutes before he and his crew threw down at LAX.

We got the Brooklyn MC Wednesday at LAX prior to his epic fight -- and he had some insights into guns and how they play into hip-hop.

It's interesting -- he explains why rappers flashing pieces isn't necessarily an endorsement of violence. Speaking of which ... he got caught up in some violence soon afterward. 

Tekashi also gives us his opinion on gun control before shying away from the subject altogether. In the wake of the Florida shooting ... he seems to be down with getting firearms out of the hands of children.

Tekashi69 Rapper in Massive LAX Brawl!!! Fists Flying, Cops Called

2/21/2018 10:43 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Rapper Tekashi69 -- aka 6ix9ine -- and his crew got into a HUGE brawl at LAX that spilled out into the street ... as about 7 or 8 guys threw haymaker after haymaker.

The footage is insane ... Tekashi was about to walk into the terminal when someone started shouting and pointing at him. The 21-year-old rapper was urged to walk away by one of his guys, and when he did, the fists started flying.

Looks like one of 6ix9ine's friends threw the first punch, and then more people from both sides jumped into the melee. The NY rapper eventually joined his friends and the fight moved into the middle of the busy street.

Police raced to the scene and interviewed people on both sides. We're told no one wanted to press charges ... so everyone went on their merry way. 

Interestingly enough, 6ix9ine posted a video last week calling out haters who warned him not to come to Los Angeles. He came anyway, and it looks like the haters delivered.

After the fight, he told us he claimed the attackers were just trying to make a name for themselves, but as he puts it, "I'm still smiling."

Blac Chyna I Didn't Leak My Oral Sex Tape

2/21/2018 1:00 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Blac Chyna says her sex tape may be dirty, but she's clean. 

The video -- which shows Chyna performing oral sex on a man -- was leaked Monday on Twitter. Her ex-bf, Mechie, claims to be the man in the video.

Sources close to Chyna tell TMZ the scene was shot on her cellphone last July, but insists she showed it to absolutely no one. We're told the phone was not stolen and there's no obvious evidence it was hacked. No photos or videos from her phone have been leaked, other than the sex tape.

Mechie says after he shot the vid on Chyna's phone, he gave it back to her, and never got a copy of the video.

We're told Chyna will file a police report with the LAPD by week's end and will fully cooperate.

Drake How Do I Top Giving Away 7 Figures? Just Stick to the Plan, G ...

2/21/2018 6:34 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Drake says giving away nearly $1 million during his recent music video shoot was one of the best things he's ever done ... and now he's contemplating how to beat that.

We pulled up on Drizzy Tuesday night leaving The Nice Guy -- not to cuddle, but to ask him how he felt donating $996,631.90 to various families and orgs in his video for "God's Plan."

He tells us it's by far the greatest thing he's done for others -- probably in his whole life, in fact. Now the million-dollar question ... how the hell do you top something like that?

Drake's got an idea on how to keep the good deeds going. And by the looks of his new $2.5 million LaFerrari that he rolled away in ... we'll go out on a limb and say he can afford it.

Got to love the Drake ... but only partly.

Rihanna Makes 30th Bday an Intimate Affair

2/21/2018 7:05 AM PST

Rihanna celebrated hitting the BIG 3-0 Tuesday night in NYC, but it was less of a bad girl RiRi party and more of a super formal Miss Fenty affair. Hey, she's maturing.

The fete for her closest friends and family was held at The Pool and Rihanna arrived in a fuchsia gown. Also in attendance were her mom, adorable goddaughter, best friend Melissa Forde ... as well as Paris Hilton and fiance Chris Zylka, and Toni Braxton.

Her Saudi billionaire heir boyfriendHassan Jameel, was noticeably absent from photos. 

The low-key event isn't what we've come to expect from Rihanna, but don't be surprised if she uncorks a classic RiRi party in coming days.

Miley Cyrus Shaun White's Gold Has Me Feeling Like ...

2/21/2018 7:00 AM PST

Miley Cyrus elevated Shaun White to Almighty status (holy hell ... check out that candle!!!). Just some of the perks of winning a gold medal.

Miley hung out with the Flying Tomato a week after he brought home gold for crushing the halfpipe event in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Dude landed back-to-back 1440s on his final run to help the U.S. clinch its 100th all-time gold medal at the Winter Olympics.

Shaun also seems to have bounced back after getting slammed with questions surrounding a 2016 sexual harassment lawsuit against him. Helps when his old pal refers to him as an American legend.

Chris Cornell Wife Blames Doctor for Suicide

2/21/2018 6:27 AM PST
Breaking News

Chris Cornell's wife, Vicky Karayiannis, blames her late husband's doctor for his suicide, saying the MD never should have prescribed a drug to relieve pain.

Vicky appeared on 'GMA' Wednesday and told Robin Roberts Chris was suffering from a shoulder injury and his doctor prescribed a benzodiazepine for relief. She says he was a recovering addict and should never have been given such a drug without close supervision.

Vicky says Chris began abusing the drug which then led to a relapse.

TMZ broke the story ... Chris hanged himself in a Detroit hotel room last May shortly after a Soundgarden concert. The Medical Examiner said he had a variety of drugs in his system, including a sedative, barbiturates and Ativan.

Vicky says Chris would never have killed himself in a sober state ... she says he loved life. 

Trey Songz Accused of Hitting Girl in the Face

2/21/2018 12:50 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Trey Songz is being accused of striking a woman he was partying with during NBA All-Star weekend ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us the woman filed a police report claiming Trey hit her in the face Saturday night while they were attending a Hollywood Hills party.

She claims Trey got upset because she was talking to another man, and hit her during an argument. We're told she left the party on her own to go to a hospital, and talked to police soon afterward. We're told her injuries were minor.

The case will be reviewed by the L.A. City Attorney to determine if Songz will be charged. We've reached out to his reps ... so far, no word back.

The singer was sued in December for allegedly smacking a phone out of a woman's hand in a Philly strip club. 

Blac Chyna Ex-BF Failed on Sex Tape, Too ... The 'Head Dr.' Weighs In

2/21/2018 12:30 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Blac Chyna's not the only one who blew it with her sex tape performance -- her ex-BF's lazy attitude is just as much to blame ... according to the sex expert, the "Head Doctor."

Chyna's been slammed online since the video with Mechie leaked, with critics calling her effort uninspired and boring. That's an unfair review though, if you ask Ms. Preasha -- aka "The Head Doctor" -- and we did. She's pointing the finger at Mechie for a lack of effort.

Preasha, who presents workshops with her company, Legendary Oral, says good fellatio takes 2 -- people that is -- and Mechie didn't hold up his end.

The good doc graded BC and Mechie, and it it ain't a glowing review for either of them.

Kendrick Lamar, SZA Sued by Artist You Jacked My Work for 'Black Panther' Vid!!!

2/20/2018 5:56 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Kendrick Lamar and SZA ripped off an artist by taking her famed artwork and using it to promote the soundtrack for "Black Panther" ... according to a new suit.

Lina Iris Viktor claims her fine art titled "Constellations I," "Constellations II" and "Constellations III" are being used in the official music video for the musicians' song "All the Stars" ... despite her refusing permission.

The artist claims reps for the movie contacted her twice -- in 2016 and as recently as January -- asking her to lend her work to the movie or create new work for it ... but she said no. According to the docs, they did it anyway, which she calls "both an egregious violation of federal law and an affront to the artist, her livelihood, her legacy and to artists everywhere."

Viktor claims the vid tries to mimic the "unique look and feel" of her works, but also uses "specific copyrightable elements" such as "stylized motifs of mythical animals, gilded geometric forms on a black background, and distinctively textured areas and patterns."

In an added twist of irony ... Viktor says the movie promotes themes of black and female empowerment, yet ignored her wishes ... and she's a black, African woman.

She's suing for damages and she wants an injunction prohibiting Kendrick and SZA from using her artwork to promote the soundtrack.

Justin & Selena First Comes Love At Papa Bieber's Wedding

2/20/2018 2:00 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Justin Bieber's dad was the one getting married, but just as many eyes were on his son and Selena Gomez ... whose PDA during the festivities set off wedding bell alerts.

Justin and Selena were inseparable during Jeremy Bieber's wedding Monday in Montego Bay. We're sure JB didn't want to upstage his old man ... but, let's face it, when he and Selena are all over each other the way they were ... it's gonna draw a lot of attention.

As for the other happy couple -- Jeremy and his bride, Chelsey Rebelo, went with the Jamaican flow for wardrobe -- white shirts and pink shorts with matching bow ties.

As we reported, the younger Biebs didn't make a toast, but you can tell from these pics ... everyone was still plenty entertained.

No word on if Chelsey tossed her bouquet, and if Selena made a play for it.

Congrats to the happy couples.

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