News Bites: Ruben Studdard, DMX, R. Kelly, Bow Wow, Jay-Z

“American Idol” Season 2 winner Ruben Studdard dropped from J Records. Full story.

DMX inks record deal with Bodog Music; new album titled Walk With Me Now and You’ll Fly With Me Later. More.

R. Kelly arrest warrant issued over missed court date. More.

Watch Bow Wow blow up during an interview with BET correspondent Touré.

Jay-Z to open 40/40 Club in Las Vegas with a star-studded event on December 30th; check out the invite.