Jay Z certainly made it cool for young Black people to have an interest in art, but he’s certainly not the only celeb with an appreciation for fine art. This week, R&B superstar Usher flexed his artistic muscle and scooped up a famous Romare Bearden piece from art dealer Jerry Thomas’ Atlanta exhibition. Jerry Thomas Jr.,… Read more »
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Usher Raymond joined longtime activist and entertainer Harry Belafonte and former CNN reporter Soledad O’Brien Friday evening at Manhattan’s Kaufmann Concert Hall for a dialogue on political activism, entitled “Usher Raymond: Breaking the Chains of Social Injustice.” The singer’s new song, “Chains,” which is dedicated to unarmed Black Americans gunned down without receiving justice, sparked the… Read more »
Usher, Harry Belafonte, and Soledad O’Brien lead a discussion on today’s activism, entitled “Usher Raymond: Breaking the Chains of Social Injustice.” The evening, which took place at 92nd Street Y in Manhattan, acknowledged Usher’s new song and video dedicated to injustice, “Chains,” featuring Nas and Bibi Bourelly.
On Monday night, Oct. 19, 2015, Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research hosted the 2015 Angel Ball at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The annual event hosted by Denise Rich and her daughters Ilona Rich Schachter and Daniella Rich Kilstock honored Heidi Klum, NASCAR CEO and Chairman Brian and Amy France, Mary Kitchen… Read more »
Usher recently collaborated with Nas and up-and-coming singer-songwriter Bibi Bourelly (Rihanna’s “B—h Betta Have My Money”) on a new song addressing the rash of police brutality against people of color. The song, “Chains,” is paired with a compelling interactive video that utilizes facial recognition technology. Viewers must watch the screen continuously, and not look away as the… Read more »
This past week, celebrities and their cute mini’s have been in the Halloween spirit! From Kourtney Kardashian going pumpkin picking with kids Mason, Penelope and niece North West to Usher and his new wife Grace, carving out pumpkins with his boys Usher V and Naviyd, these celebs show you they’re just like us. Want to… Read more »
Usher and his longtime girlfriend Grace Miguel have kept their romance under wraps since they became romantically involved in 2009. So it comes as no surprise that fans have just learned that the celebrity couple tied the knot weeks ago. According to Us Weekly, sources confirmed that Usher and his longtime girlfriend tied the knot… Read more »
Ludacris has taken over Atlanta’s Labor Day weekend with his LudaDay Weekend festivities for a decade. The four-day event features live performances, golf and bowling tournaments, a foundation dinner and brunch, and a celebrity basketball game. On Sept. 3, Ludacris kicked things off with a celebrity bowling tournament at Bowlmor in North Atlanta. Attendees included… Read more »
DaShawn Usher is the chair of the Young Black Gay Men’s Leadership Initiative and he’s worked to raise HIV awareness for three years within the organization.
Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards never ceases to amaze and mesmerize thousands year after year. Folks traveled from all over to Atlanta, to arrive at Philips Arena and the Georgia World Congress Center where the State Farm Expo and activities took place. Throughout the years Steve Harvey has entertained millions of people via his stand-up comedy,his… Read more »
Jeezy celebrated the 10th anniversary of Let’s Get It: TM101 with an epic concert at the Fox Theater in Atlanta. Special guests who hit the stage included OutKast, Kanye West, Usher, and Monica. Click continue to view images. Photos: A.R. Shaw
Usher and protégé Justin Bieber may soon find themselves on the wrong side of a songwriting dispute worth millions of dollars. The singers were recently issued a court order to respond to a $10 million lawsuit that alleges the pair copied elements of a song by two Virginia songwriters. In a 2013 lawsuit, songwriters Devin… Read more »
LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavs walked away with a 97-89 victory over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. But while James was the biggest star on the court, there were several celebrities who sat courtside during the game. While NBA games in New York and L.A. often feature celebrities… Read more »
Elijah Blake has penned hits for top-notch artists such as Usher, Rihanna, Rick Ross, Common and Trey Songz. Blake is currently preparing to release his debut album and Def Jam recently released his first single, “I Just Wanna.” Blake discusses his work with past artists and reveals what fans can expect from his upcoming album…. Read more »
Vedo burst through to American audiences after his stellar performances during season four of NBC’s hit singing competition show The Voice, and the 21 year old Michigan native hasn’t looked back.
BET Honors paid homage to individuals who have achieved in arts, theater, technology and education. Although Kim and Kanye’s arrival garnered most of the attention, the entire show proved to be spectacular and inspiring. Along with Kanye, other honorees included Dr. Johnnetta Betsch, Phylicia Rashad, Usher and John W. Thompson. Wayne Brady hosted the show… Read more »
Sorry ladies, Usher is officially off the market! The former “Voice” coach is engaged to his longtime girlfriend and manager, Grace Miguel, who he’s been dating since 2009, following his divorce from “Atlanta Exes” star Tameka Raymond. “They are extremely happy and the way it was done was very sweet and romantic,” one insider tells… Read more »
While most celebrities were busy living it up with a party on New Year’s Eve, it seems that Usher was busy nursing a pretty horrible eye injury. On Jan.1, Usher posted a gruesome photo of his right eye, which was halfway bloodshot red. Although Usher didn’t explain what had happened to him, he captioned the… Read more »
Rumors have been bubbling that Usher and his longtime girlfriend, Grace Miguel, have decided to take their relationship to the next level and get engaged. And now a new report is confirming the rumor. Just a few weeks ago, Usher and Grace were spotted out together in Miami and fans noticed that Grace was rocking a… Read more »
On Saturday, Dec. 13, 60 middle and high school students from Usher’s New Look headed to the campus of Georgia Tech in Atlanta to participate in a “Day of Code” sponsored by the School of Computing and the Higher Altitude Foundation. Usher, a national spokesperson this year for the “Hour of Code” campaign presented by… Read more »