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Nispey Hussle's Family Believes Emani's Mom ... Too Unstable for Custody

5/27/2019 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Nipsey Hussle's family is laying out their reasons that his 10-year-old daughter should remain in their custody ... saying her biological mother needs to get her life in order.

Sources close to the slain Crenshaw rapper tell TMZ ... Nipsey's family wants custody of Emani Asghedom, primarily because Tanisha Foster has a rap sheet that on its face makes her unfit to care for her child until she turns things around.

As we've reported ... Tanisha Foster had a warrant out for her arrest relating to a DUI, she's violated probation multiple times in the past year, and she has other arrests dating back to 2006.

Emani's been living with Nipsey's sister, Samantha, a well-established businesswoman, since his death ... and his family is currently locked in a bitter custody battle with Tanisha. 

We're told Nipsey's family isn't trying to drive a wedge between Emani and her mother ... and they have even offered to help Tanisha enroll in substance abuse programs  -- so far, to no avail. The family is trying to arrange for visitation between Emani and Tanisha. 

So far, the judge has been siding with Nipsey's family ... and Tanisha broke down last week in court when she spotted Emani, saying she hadn't seen her in months. The next court date isn't until July.

As we reported, Nipsey died without a will, and his 2 children -- Emani and Kross -- will share equally in the $2 million estate. Tanisha believes when Emani gets the $1 million, she can use some of it for living expenses and provide a stable, safe environment for her child. Nipsey's family doesn't buy it.

T.I. Carries Nipsey Hussle's Torch ... To Most Powerful Dome in U.S. of A.

5/27/2019 12:50 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

"Mr. Harris Goes to Washington" ain't a classic film but the purpose of T.I.'s trip to D.C. was classy ... to carry on the work of the late Nipsey Hussle.

We got T.I. on Capitol Hill where he attended a meeting with members of the Congressional Black Caucus as it tries to jumpstart incentive investment in low-income communities. It's a meeting Nipsey was scheduled to attend before he was gunned down in the neighborhood in which he himself heavily invested in ... Crenshaw.

Check out the vid ... T.I. tells us Nipsey invited him to this meeting and explained why he was there on his behalf. Our camera guy tells T.I. he might have to work with President Trump, whom he's beefed with in the past. T.I. says it's not about Democrats or Republicans ... it's about people. 

Kevin Hart Dwayne Johnson Swiped My Nickname ... I'm The Real Rock!!!

5/27/2019 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Kevin Hart says he's known around the gym as "The Rock" for his sculpted body ... and he's claiming Dwayne Johnson stole the famous handle and pawned it off as his own!!!

We got Kevin Monday in New York City and asked about getting in great shape for some recent movie roles, and that's when Kevin dropped a bombshell ... Dwayne's NOT the original 'Rock.' 

Ya gotta see Kevin's reaction when our guy suggests the comedian needs a cool nickname like Dwayne's ... he's visually shocked and upset, imploring Dwayne he's got some 'splainin' to do!!!

We also wanted Kevin's take on Chris Rock crossing over to horror films and signing up to produce the next "Saw" chapter ... and gauged Kev's interest in getting involved with scary movies himself. Sounds like Kevin's got some demons to face before going down that road.

But, this is all about Kevin and Dwayne continuing to troll each other. Maybe they should settle the nickname controversy mano a mano.

MLB's Carl Crawford Megan Thee Stallion?!? I'm the Guy Who Signed Her!!!

5/27/2019 12:30 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Megan Thee Stallion has exploded to become one of the hottest rappers in hip-hop right now ... and the genius who signed her to her record deal is the ex-MLB superstar, Carl Crawford

If you're not familiar with Megan (shame on you) she and her hottie army are taking over the rap game with her debut album, "Fever," which just dropped ... and everyone from Drake to Juicy J is showing love.

Turns out Megan had a big-time ally helping her get to the top ... she's signed to Crawford's label, 1501 Certified Ent, and when we talked to Carl he told us it's not a one-off, he's in the game to stay.

"We got Megan and we think she's gonna be a huge star. And, not only her ... we're hoping we have other people come up through the system as well."

Crawford played 15 years in the MLB making over $179 million in his career -- and he tells us he's spent a big part of his fortune to launch his record label. 

"It was at least 7 figures, I'll tell you that. And, that's because I built a studio and all that other stuff."

Megan's album's just dropped last week and all the experts are projecting it to land in the Billboard Top 10 ... so it seems Carl's investment is paying off big. 

Plus, now that Megan is blowing up ... it should be easier for him to land top talent moving forward. 

BTW, here's one of Megan's videos ... you're welcome.

Sandy Beach Buns Guess Who!

5/27/2019 12:01 AM PDT

Forget about riding the waves this season, it's all about staying close to the sandy shore when you've got a hot bod like this, makin' waves of your own!

These celebs are feeling fine and spending time out of the water to show off their sexy swimsuits!

Dive right into our gallery of sandy beach buns to catch a glimpse of the babes by the water ... see if you can figure out the star showing off her sweet cheeks in these sexy shots! It might be a tough case to crack but we are certain that you for shore got this one!

Suns out, buns out!

Madison Beer Stops BottleRock Concert After Shooter Scare from Crowd

5/26/2019 12:28 PM PDT

Madison Beer cut her mid-day concert short after a gun scare erupted in the crowd beneath her -- which ended with the removal of a guy who's now banned from the premises.

It all went down Saturday evening at the BottleRock festival in Napa, CA -- where Madison was in  the middle of performing Radiohead's "Creep," when she abruptly stopped her crooning and ran over to the side stage in a panic after seeing something in the crowd.

In video of the incident, you can hear Madison frantically talking to her stage handlers, saying ... "What is going on? Yo, yo, everyone pay attention. What's going on?!" She then turns to the audience and tells them to back up, seemingly warning them of something happening on the ground.

The video then starts to shake, but it briefly captures what appears to be an older gentleman in a green coat wandering about in an area that seems to be closed off near the front of the stage, with no one else around him. People start to freak out and flee the scene ... reacting to what many perceived as a possible shooter situation. 

Further video shows police offers escorting the same guy away in handcuffs. 

Napa Police later clarified what exactly had happened, saying cops responded to a disturbance and booted the guy they identified as the responsible party. NPD says no weapons were actually involved, and that there was no active threat to the community.  

It's unclear what the guy might've done to scare Madison like that, but whatever it was ... it clearly rattled her and her fans. Madison's mom later posted about it, saying it's sad we live in a world where concert-goers can't enjoy themselves without looking over their shoulder.

Ditto that.

DaBaby Stop F***in' With Me, Dammit!!! Warning Shot After Mall Beatdown

5/26/2019 11:26 AM PDT

DaBaby has a message for folks who want to keep testing him -- STOP ... or you will get your ass kicked. He ain't lying ... two dudes in two weekends kinda proves his point.

The NC rapper posted a video Sunday after what appeared to be another vicious beating he was involved in -- either directly or indirectly -- down in Charlotte the day before. It sounds like a warning shot of sorts to would-be future hecklers who wanna harass him. 

People should take note ... DaBaby isn't afraid to engage, whether cops are called or not.

On Saturday, an edited clip made its way around the Internet in which a guy spots DaBaby inside a Louis Vuitton store at SouthPark mall ... with him proceeding to heckle the rapper from afar. The video then cuts to DaBaby's POV, with him inching closer and closer to the fan. 

Eventually, a brawl erupts on camera. It appears three people are involved in the scuffle ... but as the edited video cuts to the next shot, you see the heckler on the ground bleeding from his nose and his pants around his ankles. DaBaby takes credit for the beating.

It's unclear if DaBaby actually handled the dude himself -- we doubt it, he's got a security team after all -- but it doesn't really matter. Point is, DaBaby and co. WILL attack. 

Remember last weekend -- a guy was beaten to a pulp after insisting on a pic with DaBaby ... which led to his security team stepping in and pounding the dude's face in ... leaving him in a coma afterward and on the verge of death, according to his ma.

We've reached out to local authorities to see if a police report was taken for this latest incident ... so far, no word back. 

50 Cent Someone's Painting Me as a Snitch ... 'Henchman' Report is Fake, Feds Say

5/26/2019 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Someone really wants you to believe 50 Cent went crying to the cops about Jimmy Henchman back in the day, but a report that name drops him is complete BS ... according to officials who know the case inside and out.

Here's the sitch -- a document purporting to be a "Report of Investigation" by the U.S. Dept. of Justice's DEA Office has been circulating for a while that cites 50 as having called the feds in 2009 to tip them off to ex-music mogul, James Rosemond -- aka Jimmy H.

At the time, Jimmy was believed to be linked to the murder of 50's pal, Lodi Mack ... who allegedly beat up Jimmy's 14-year-old son in the streets of NYC. Jimmy was eventually charged and convicted for the murder -- prosecutors say he hired guys to kill Lodi.

Welp ... it would appear someone wants to paint 50 as a good, old-fashioned rat, 'cause the report's been making the rounds on the Internet and in newsrooms.

In the doc, it says 50 called in anonymously at first to say the cops should be looking into Jimmy as a possible suspect for Lodi's murder ... and allegedly went on to tell cops that he was afraid for his own life in the aftermath. The doc says 50 told cops he'd cooperate with the investigation

Thing is ... we've been told the document is a complete fake. Law enforcement sources with direct knowledge of Lodi and Jimmy's case tell us ... the alleged report was never taken, and 50 was never recorded as having talked to officers working on the matter at the time.

Funny enough ... 50's known for calling out real-life snitches, like Tekashi 6ix9ine, who he savagely roasted on social media upon news that Tekashi had cut a deal with the feds by diming out his associates in his racketeering case.

Oh, the irony.

Travis Barker Throws Daughter Epic Birthday Bash ... Drops Over 6 Figures!!!

5/26/2019 12:50 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

It's good to be one of Travis Barker's kids ... he pulled out all the stops for his daughter's birthday party, throwing an EPIC rager for hundreds of her friends with special appearances by tons of celebs!!!

Alabama Luella Barker, daughter of the Blink-182 drummer and former Miss USA Shanna Moakler, turns 14 Christmas Eve ... but she usually opts for an early birthday party in May, and Daddy always comes through with a blowout bash at his Calabasas estate!!!

This year, Travis opened up his doors to 350 of Alabama's closest pals, including Machine Gun Kelly, Goody GraceShaquille O'neal's kids, The Game's son and Floyd Mayweather's son ... and they were treated to live performances from Trippie Redd and Comethazine!

Travis ain't cutting any corners for his pride and joy ... we're told he dropped well over six figures to ensure everything was up to snuff ... even hiring the same stage and lighting companies that Blink-182 tours with, making sure the backyard concert totally ROCKED!!!

Travis loves doing the most for his kids ... when his son, Landon, turned 14, Travis organized a massive party and got Lil Pump to rock the house. 

But, this night was all about Alabama ... and ya gotta see her expression when Dad brings out a huge birthday cake. What's a girl to wish for when she's got everything?!?

Jordyn Woods London's Sure More Welcoming than Calabasas

5/26/2019 7:05 AM PDT

Jordyn Woods and her mother, Elizabeth, surfaced for the first time since Kylie Jenner said her former BFF really "f***** up."

Jordyn and Elizabeth were leaving a London hotel Saturday night, looking kinda stoic. The Kardashian sisters went in on Jordyn in a big way for the "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" promo. It was emotional and sure felt real.

Kylie recently let Jordyn back into her guesthouse to move out her belongings, which seems to be the final chapter, at least for now. 

Jordyn's been in London several times recently to promote her Eylure lash line. She's also hawking a clothing line.

Life goes on. 

Post Malone Hey Country Fans, Get Off Lil Nas X's Ass!!!

5/26/2019 6:56 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Post Malone thinks country fans need to calm the f*** down and stop bitching about Lil Nas X not having country cred.

We got Post Saturday night leaving Wally's in Bev Hills and asked him about the big stick over "Old Town Road," where Lil Nas X gives a strategic shout out to Wrangler jeans. Some country fans think (A) Wranglers are exclusively country so he shouldn't be a pitchman, and (B) he's not country at all.

Post makes solid points ... (A) country singers, like Sam Hunt, rap and that's no big deal, and (B) Wranglers have never been the exclusive domain for country fans.

As for who has the last laugh, "Old Town Road" has been numero uno for 7 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100.  

George Foreman I Love Muhammad Ali ... Wish I Woulda Kicked His Ass!!!

5/26/2019 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

George Foreman says he loves, admires, respects and reveres Muhammad Ali ... but still wishes he'd have KICKED HIS ASS when they fought in the Rumble in the Jungle back in '74.

The whole world knows Ali knocked Foreman out in Zaire, one of the biggest, most improbable, and inspiring upsets in sports history.

It's easy to argue that victory was ESSENTIAL for Ali's legacy and that Foreman played a pivotal role in history by LOSING. Sooooo, is there even a little, tiny part of Foreman that's happy he lost? HELL NO.

"I'm so happy, especially about that right eye that was swollen for two weeks. Not to mention I hit my head on the canvas. Who could be happy about something like that?"

Foreman said all of that with his trademark smile, but you can clearly see he derives NO JOY in being the biggest victory in Ali's insanely remarkable career, but still gave props where props are due.

"Muhammad beat me ... he flat-out, outsmarted me and beat me."

Pretty hard to outsmart a guy that made almost $200 million on a kitchen grill ... Ali really was a beast, RIP.

Dr. Paul Nassif To Artie Lange Clean Yourself Up ... I'll Fix Your Nose on 'Botched'

5/26/2019 12:30 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Dr. Paul Nassif wants to hook Artie Lange up with a nose job on his reality TV show ... if the comedian can kick his drug habit. 

We talked to the "Botched" star about Artie's seriously deformed honker ... and the Bev Hills plastic surgeon tells us he's happy to offer his services to Artie -- but he's gotta stay clean. 

Artie was arrested this past week in New Jersey for violating his drug probation, and his sad mug shot shows just how much damage's been done to his nose. The former Howard Stern sidekick recently tested positive for cocaine and morphine

Nassif tells us Artie's got saddle nose, a deformity caused by trauma to the septum. The doc says the condition is common with drug abusers, and cocaine is the main culprit. 

While he wants to get Artie on "Botched" so he can go under the knife ... Nassif says Artie's gotta stop putting drugs up his nose for good, because if he doesn't ... his nose will collapse again and it will look even worse.

Check out the clip ... Nassif makes his pitch to get Artie some help. 

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