Über hip-hop producer Pharrell Williams will collaborate with Velvet Revolver. The boy who says "I'm Not a Sex Symbol" heads to South Africa and still no release date on his long-delayed solo debut, In My Mind.
· The NYPD says that the weekend club raids in Chelsea were not targeting gays: "The raids were conducted under court orders obtained by the police and signed by state justices under the city's Nuisance Abatement Law. The police sought the civil orders after an investigation that resulted in the arrests of 20 people involved in selling drugs, along with other crimes." Hearings are scheduled throughout the week.