News Bites: Brandy, Jay-Z, T.I., Raz-B, Mary J. Blige, Yung Joc, Fergie

Brandy may not be blamed for car crash after all? New details emerge.

Jay-Z will step down as Def Jam president on Monday; who will fill his position?

T.I. wishes fans a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year in new video; says he’s 30% done with new album Paper Trail. Watch it.

B2K’s Raz-B accuses ex-manager Chris Stokes of rape then recants allegations. More.

Mary J. Blige sells 629,000 to debut at #2; Jaheim at #11 with 175,900; Lupe Fiasco at #15 with 143,400; Chingy at #84 with 31,500. More.

Yung Joc scolded by judge, but allowed to remain free on bond.

Fergie gets engaged to “Las Vegas” star Josh Duhamel. More.