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.