News Bites: Ashanti, Lil Wayne, R. Kelly, 50 Cent, Alicia Keys, LL Cool J, Lloyd, Fat Joe

Ashanti’s The Declaration debuts at No. 6 on The Billboard 200 with 86,000 copies. [Billboard].

Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter III expected to sell between 850,000 and 950,000 by the end of its first week. Damn. [EW].

R. Kelly won’t testify at trial. [Chicago Sun-Times].

Judge orders 50 Cent to hold on to burned down property where his ex-girlfriend lived. [AP].

Alicia Keys shoots video for fourth single “Superwoman” with director Chris Robinson. [MTV].

LL Cool J’s Exit 13 and Lloyd’s Lessons in Love both pushed back again to August 5th. [].

Listen to the remix to Fat Joe’s “Ain’t Sayin’ Nuthin'” with The Game and Lil Wayne.