AHH Stray News: Katt Williams, FHM Mag, Proof

Comedian Katt Williams

was senteneced to three years probation in Los Angeles, after the comedian pleaded

no contest to a misdemeanor firearm charge.Williams, who hosted the BET Hip-Hop

Awards and has won critical acclaim for his HBO standup special The Pimp Chronicles

Pt. 1, was arrested Nov. 6 at Los Angeles International Airport, after airport

security found a gun in his briefcase. A judge also ordered Williams to pay restitution.

In related news, Williams hosts DJ Whoo Kid’s Pow Radio Pt. 5 mixtape,

which also features appearances by 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, Lloyd Banks, Young Jeezy,

Eminem, Lil’ Wayne and others. The

U.S. edition of mens magazine FHM is the latest publication to close its

doors, citing "difficult trading in the U.S. market" as the main reason

the magazine cannot survive. Parent company Emap said that the U.S. edition of

the magazine is suspended because of a downturn in ad sales and news stand sales.

The decisicion to halt the U.S. operation does not affect the 30 international

editions of FHM, or the UK version of the magazine, which is the leading

monthly mens publication in that market. An

18-song CD from deceased rapper Deshaun "Proof" Holton is on the way,

according to The Detroit News. Time A Tell, is an album Proof recorded

in a 24-hours, after being challenged by Julius Meyers aka DJ Jewels Baby. "It

shows how serious Proof was about recording," Myers told The Detroit News.

The album will be released on Proof’s Iron Fist Records, which also released the

rapper’s 2005 solo album, Searching for Jerry Garcia. Proof was shot and

killed in April of 2006, during an altercation with a bouncer at a Detroit bar.

He was 32.

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