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. [staging-rapup.kinsta.cloud].
Listen to the remix to Fat Joe’s “Ain’t Sayin’ Nuthin'” with The Game and Lil Wayne.