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Atlanta’s Celeb Hairstylists & Makeup Artists Not Cool with Georgia Reopening

Exclusive Georgia Governor Brian Kemp is itching to reopen the state’s economy, but many of the people who service celebs there aren’t feeling it, and think it’s an irresponsible move. TMZ spoke with several hairstylists and makeup artists to the stars in Atlanta, and the general consensus is … Gov. Kemp’s making a mistake opening […]

How to Remove Gel Nails According to Celebrity Nail Artists

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Gel manicures are gorgeous and long-lasting, but notoriously tricky to remove without the help of a pro manicurist. If you’re not patient and careful, the allure of chipping and ripping them off grows fast. Unfortunately, the damaging side effects arrive just as quickly. I’m talking deep ridges that take forever to even out, sore (and […]

‘Hamilton’ Star Leslie Odom Jr. Says Starving Artists Need Assistance

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Leslie Odom Jr. remembers a time before his “Hamilton” paychecks when he needed government assistance to survive … and he wants starving artists taken care of during the pandemic. We got Leslie at LAX and asked if he’s worried about the little guys now that live entertainment’s going the way […]

Irv Gotti On Artists Getting Shot: ‘It Only Happens In Hip Hop’

After the recent shooting death of Pop Smoke shook the nation, Hip Hop mourned yet another of its rising stars — but Irv Gotti says that shootings like Smoke’s only happens in Hip Hop and not in any other genre of music. “It’s sad, it really is sad. It happens in hip hop a lot,” […]

Irv Gotti Says Only Hip Hop Artists Get Shot: β€˜You Won’t See Justin Bieber Get Smoked’

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Lena Waithe Denies Stealing Idea For New Show: ‘I Would Never Steal Another Artist’s Work’

Lena Waithe has responded to recent allegations that she stole writer Nina Lee’s work for Girls Room — the name of her brand new project with Dove. According to Waithe, she’d never even seen Lee’s work: “There has been an accusation floating around that I want to address. In 2019, I partnered with @Dove for […]

The Game Calls Out Record Labels For Signing Young Artists To ‘Slave Deals’

West Coast rapper The Game is the latest celebrity to call out major record labels — accusing them of signing young rappers to “slave deals” so they can make as much money off them as possible. He expressed his thoughts via a series of tweets: “The internet forces you to listen to wack ass music,” […]

Birdman: ‘I Think NBA YoungBoy Will Be One Of The Biggest Artists We’ve Ever Seen!!’

Birdman was full of praises for Cash Money rapper, NBA YoungBoy during a recent visit to Everyday Struggle, and claimed that the young star will go on to become of the biggest artists we’ve ever seen. “I think NBA YoungBoy gon’ be one of the biggest artists that we done ever seen,” he told Naeska, […]

Kanye West: ‘Record Label Contracts Ban Artists From Saying ‘Jesus’!!’

Kanye West has made yet another bold claim over the weekend – he says that some record label contracts actually prevent their artists from saying the name “Jesus.” He made the claims during his Sunday Service performance at Bayfront Park in Miami. “God using us to show off, to show God is better than the […]

Wyclef Jean Explains How New Publishing Co. Helps Artists Own Music

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Wyclef Jean says there’s something way more important than just producing or performing on a track, and that’s publishing … a moneymaking well he wants to help new artists tap. The Fugees rapper talked to us Friday in NYC about his new industry venture — a publishing and distribution company […]