Katt Williams continues to have run-ins with the law.  He was arrested Tuesday January 8th at his L.A. home.  However, this time around may not have been his fault entirely.

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The comedian has become more famous for his drug induced antics, than his comic or acting skills these days.  He was already out on $100,000 bale after being arrested recently on suspicion on felony child endangerment.  Now this.

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In other news, move over Martha Stewart.... here come Nicki Minaj.  The diva already has extremely lucrative endorsement and promotional deals Pepsi, Adidas and MAC cosmetics.  Not to mention, the American Idol deal.  Now, she's teaming up with Kmart for a massive project, that she plans to preview by end of the year.  Find out what Nicki's got up her sleeve below with Tha Wire.

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In even more news, it's that time of year again.  It's time for the 2013 Essence Music Festival.  This year it's going to take place July 4-7 in New Orleans.  The line-up is now available and this year is just as fabulous as years past.  One of the main artists performing this year is Maxwell.  Get the scoop on who else will be headlining this years event below.  Back to Maxwell, he's defiantly back with a new single and a forthcoming album.  Here's a 40 second snippet of his new single "Gods".

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