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Lauryn Hill

Shows Up LATE for Concert

Then Lectures Fan on Respect!

7/23/2014 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Lauryn Hill Concert VideoIf you look up the definition of "irony" ... you'll find this video of Lauryn Hill, who had the nerve to snap at a fan for being disrespectful -- despite the fact SHE was severely late for her own show.

Hill played the House of Blues in Chicago last week, and our HOB sources tells us she was supposed to start playing at 10:30 -- but took her sweet  time, and didn't actually make it  to the stage until 11:20.

Once she did, most accounts say Lauryn's opening song performance was terrible, and when a fan called her out and flipped her off ... she berated him and had him tossed by security.

The person who shot this video tells TMZ they decided to leave after 2 more songs (which they called "rushed and sloppy") ... and say they saw a huge line of people at the box office asking for a refund.

It's like rain on your wedding day.


Comeback Begins with

Porntastic Voyage

7/22/2014 6:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Coolio is launching a musical comeback after almost 19 years -- and like all great horny men … he's found his inspiration in porn.

Check out the sexy shoot for his new music video, with a bevy of wet t-shirt wearing porn stars -- packed into the janky driveway of some guy in the Valley. 

Robin Thicke & Paula Patton

House Up for Sale

Can You Say, Final Nail?

7/22/2014 3:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

If Robin Thicke's begging ever works, and he actually gets back together with Paula Patton -- they'll be living somewhere new -- their Bel Air home is officially on the market.

TMZ has confirmed the 3,158 square foot home was listed Monday with an asking price of $2,985,000.

It was originally purchased by Robin's dad, Alan Thicke back in 1990 for a paltry $910,000 -- though we're told Robin's name is now on the deed.

We're told neither Paula or Robin has officially moved out of the 2-story crib -- with awesome views over Sunset Blvd -- though we know they haven't slept under the same roof since separating in February

The pad includes a recording studio where Robin may have worked on songs like "Blurred Lines," "Lost Without You," and "Get Her Back" -- which he obviously hasn't.

The question: If you're a newlywed couple looking for a house -- would you dare?

Justin Bieber House Party

Guest List ... Two Cops And

10 Pieces of Ass

7/22/2014 8:56 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Justin Bieber's raging house party this weekend can be summed up just by watching this video ... first a bunch of hot chicks walk in ... followed a short time later by the police.

TMZ broke the story ... cops showed up to Bieber's crib on Saturday night at at 8:30 PM, 12:50 AM, 1:50 AM and 3:00 AM ... all because of noise complaints. 

Bieber's neighbors are pissed because the party left the rooftop deck in shambles and one person says he observed "bimbos lining up to do drugs in the lobby bathroom" -- something we can't verify.


Ex Destiny's Child Member

911 Call

She's Hysterical and High

7/22/2014 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Farrah Franklin 911 Call
Former Destiny's Child member Farrah Franklin was "hysterical and drugged" ... so says NFL player Da'Quan Bowers who told the 911 dispatcher he was certain his houseguest was high on something.

Franklin is screaming bloody murder as an uber-calm Bowers tells the dispatcher she had been drinking and was under the influence of drugs.

We broke the story ... Franklin was arrested for disorderly conduct early Sunday morning after she allegedly became drunk and belligerent.

Cops found Franklin lying in a neighbor's front yard, telling them she wanted to sleep in the woods.


Check Out My Comeback ...

In a Porn Star Paradise!!

7/22/2014 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

072114_coolio_launchCoolio is banking on a whole lotta ass making him a player in the music biz again -- he's teamed up with a porn website for his new music video ... and it's filled with wet t-shirts, garden hoses, twerking dinosaurs ... and even Coolio.

Coolio tells TMZ ... agreed to provide all the "talent" for his video -- "Take it to the Hub" -- and in exchange he's going to debut all his new music on the website.

We're told Coolio and co. banged out the vid in about 5 hours at a house in Sherman Oaks, CA. The video's pretty funny ... for some reason the director had to remind Coolio and the girls, "Smile while you're doing this. Look like you're having a good time."

This is 50-year-old Coolio's first album since 2009.

Best part of the shoot -- featuring Jessica Bangkok, Missy Martinez and Skin Diamond -- the catering was provided by the nearest El Pollo Loco.

Ay, dios mio.


Ray J

Charged with 4 CRIMES

D.A. Files Sexual Battery, Cops Disagree

7/21/2014 5:10 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The L.A. County D.A. has thrown the book at Ray J ... charging him Monday with 4 CRIMES in connection with his drunken antics last May ... and get this -- the D.A. charged Ray J with sexual battery even though cops say no such crime was committed.

Ray J was at a bar at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel when he got rowdy, brushed up against a woman's ass and was ordered to leave.   Police told TMZ at the time it was NOT sexual battery because the contact was "incidental" -- not intentional.  Apparently the D.A. begs to differ.

Ray J left the bar and then went nuts in an alcohol-fueled rampage.  He was arrested, kicked out the window of a cop car and spit on an officer.  Ray J told TMZ ... he kicked out the window because he was claustrophobic.

In addition to the misdemeanor battery charge, Ray J was charged with resisting arrest, assault and battery and vandalism ... all misdemeanors.

John Stamos

The Beach Boys NEVER Play

Their Charles Manson Song

7/22/2014 2:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF


If you're a fan of The Beach Boys song "Never Learn Not to Love," don't plan on ever hearing it live ... because John Stamos says the band never performs it ... because Charles Manson wrote it.

BACKSTORY:  Dennis Wilson befriended Manson before he became famous for all the wrong reasons. Manson had written this song, which Wilson re-worked into "Never Learn Not to Love," which made it onto their early 1969 album "20/20."

Manson became manic after the release, bugging The Beach Boys to work with him again but he was so weird their producer Terry Melcher shunned him.  Manson became enraged and the story goes ... the real target the night of the Tate murders was Melcher.

Melcher -- the son of Doris Day -- had rented the Tate house with then girlfriend Candice Bergen but moved weeks before the murders.  

Monday night in New York, our photog asked Stamos -- who regularly plays with the band -- about the Manson track. It's clear from Stamos' answer ... it's a wild part of the band's history.

A$AP Rocky

He Slapped Me, Now I'm Slapping His Wallet

... Says Concertgoer

7/21/2014 4:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

ASAP Rocky Slaps Fan
A$AP Rocky allegedly slapped a female fan during a Philadelphia music festival ... and now she's dragging him into court with a lawsuit.

Lisamarie Wade claims the rapper hauled off and smacked her -- for no apparent reason -- as he made his way through the crowd last year -- knocking her to the ground and disorienting her.

In her docs, Wade claims the rapper has a long history of bad behavior ... including a similar incident two months before the Philly show ... in which he allegedly smacked a female fan in Australia.

TMZ broke the story ... Wade filed a private criminal complaint ... but eventually withdrew it when she couldn't locate him to serve him with the complaint.

Wade's already making a play for the heartstrings of a potential jury ... claiming Rocky's slap caused a string of ailments which interfere with her ability to "enjoy society with her minor child as a young, single mother." Well played, ma'am.

Wade is suing for damages of at least $75K. She called in to TMZ Live a few days after the alleged smackdown.


Conor Oberst

Drops Lawsuit Against 'Rape' Liar

7/21/2014 3:25 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

Bright Eyes singer Conor Oberst is letting the chick who falsely accused him of rape walk away clean -- he's decided to drop his $1.2 million lawsuit.

According to court docs filed Friday ... Conor dismissed the suit against Joanie Faircloth 4 days after she finally admitted she made up the whole story.

Incredibly gracious move on Conor's part ... considering he said the bad publicity created by Faircloth's lie cost him $200K from his publishing company. Not to mention she probably doesn't have the million bucks.

Conor's dismissal was filed without prejudice  -- which means he could refile if more lies start flying out of Faircloth's lying liar face.

Da Brat

The MJ Sophie's Choice ...

Jordan or Jackson?

7/21/2014 2:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

072114_da_brat_launch_v2Da Brat tackled the biggest MJ debate of them all -- and it turns out there's NO ONE better to settle the ongoing issue.

The question, of course ... who's more popular around the world -- Michael Jordan or Michael Jackson?

When our photog hit Da Brat with the question ... she was dressed head-to-toe in #23 Jordan gear, but also showed off an awesome Michael Jackson tattoo.

So, we gotta ask ...


Tim McGraw

Talks Bitch Slap

'Nobody feels good about it'

7/21/2014 11:58 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Tim McGraw Slapping Woman
Tim McGraw is finally speaking out about slapping a female fan in the face during a concert after she ripped his jeans ... but he's leaving out one important detail.

McGraw spoke to ET Canada ... saying, "It happened in a split second, it was pure instinctive reaction, I think you just got to move on."

The country star added, "Nobody feels good about it, but there's nothing that could be done about it."

TMZ broke the story and got the video of McGraw laying the smack down during a concert in Atlanta.

But here's what he didn't address ... McGraw shakes the woman's hand off his pants, THEN hesitates and follows up by reaching down and smacking her in the face.  

As far as the law is concerned ... cops in Atlanta side with Tim ... telling TMZ the slap was justified.

YouTube Star Michelle Phan

Responds to Song-Stealing Lawsuit


7/21/2014 10:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0721-michelle-phan-kaskade-tmz-instagram-03Michelle Phan had every right to use the music she had in her wildly famous YouTube makeup videos ... because the company that owned the rights said she could ... at least her lawyers claim they did.

As TMZ previously reported, Ultra Records -- home to EDM giants Deadmau5, KaskadeCalvin Harris, and many more -- sued Phan for copyright infringement ... claiming she stole dozens of their songs for her videos. 

But Phan's lawyers tell TMZ ... Ultra fully agreed to allow Phan to use the music and feels her videos have promoted their music and "showcased [them] to an international audience."

Phan's legal team says Phan plans to file a lawsuit of her own.

For his part, Kaskade has taken to Twitter to defend Phan, writing over a series of tweets ... "I’m not suing @MichellePhan + @ultrarecords isn’t my lapdog. I can’t do much about the lawsuit except voice support for her."

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