Faith Evans

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Faith Evans managed to avoid a DUI rap.

The Grammy-winning songbird pleaded no contest today to a charge of reckless driving stemming from an August DUI bust in Los Angeles.

By copping to the lesser charge, prosecutors agreed to drop  in the case to a lesser charge of instead of two drunken driving counts.

So what kind of wrist-slap did she get?

The judge placed Evans on three years' probation, ordered to her to undergo a three-month alcohol program and pay a $300 fine plus penalties, according to Frank Mateljan of the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office.

She must also avoid driving with any measurable amount of alcohol in her system.

The 37-year-old widow of the Notorious B.I.G. had her car impounded and spent four quality hours in custody on Aug. 21after she got stopped at checkpoint near Marina Del Rey.

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