In 2015, Tidal released Usher’s anti-police brutality song “Chains,” featuring Nas. Now, at the start of Black History Month, the emotionally stirring tune has brand new visuals. Although Nas is absent from the new video, Usher can be seen expressing hopelessness as he walks though the streets in a hoodie and eventually finds himself bleeding… Read more »
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To kick off Black History Month, Usher, Killer Mike, and other entertainers visited the 90-year-old Georgia institution, Citizens Trust Bank, to support Black banks and financial literacy. Killer Mike urged people to “think local” and “think Black.”
Jermaine Dupri and Killer Mike kicked off Black History Month by joining Usher and the Influencer Coalition family at Atlanta’s only Black-owned financial institution, Citizens Trust Bank.
Rappers Killer Mike, Usher and Polo the Don have started off Black History Month on a positive economic footing. They are inviting their fans to join them at Black-owned Citizens Trust Bank to open an account today in Atlanta at noon. Killer Mike posted to Instagram: “Me, Usher, Polo the Don & The influencer… Read more »
If by chance you’re sick of the Adele-mania, it appears that you are in the vast minority. Not only is the British pop star riding high atop the Billboard 200 chart for a fourth consecutive week with her blockbuster album, 25, but the “Hello” singer also managed to see a 13% increase in sales from just a week ago. The… Read more »
“You know what’s funny? We put this picture up and we were actually just in Cuba on a cultural exchange and people were like,’ Hey, they got married.’ You know the ring is on the other finger, you guys,”
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 »
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 »