Tiffany Haddish gets personal with Usher during his Las Vegas show (video)

Tiffany Haddish created friction and fireworks at R&B superstar Usher’s residency show in Las Vegas over the weekend. The Emmy Award-winning comedic actress, whose frenetic performance in the Girls Trip blockbuster comedy catapulted her to national fame, kept that same energy when she climbed the stage at the “U Got it Bad” crooner’s show. First, […]

Usher headlines 2022 Beloved Benefit, helps raise $6.3M for charity

Atlanta showed up and showed out for the 2022 Beloved Benefit hosted in the city’s pride and joy venue, the Mercedes Benz Stadium. The seeds that civil rights leaders Martin Luther King, Congressman John Lewis and Ralph David Abernathy planted in Atlanta came to fruition as $6.3 million was raised for eight nonprofit organizations. Those […]

Usher’s New Look announces 2022 Women of Influence honorees

Celebrating 23 years of service to young people of color and recognizing two influential women who embody the spirit of giving, Usher’s New Look (UNL) announced its 2022 Women of Influence honorees at a Spring Tea held at Columbia University’s historic Faculty House. The festive gathering, an annual and signature UNL event, has a serious […]

Usher makes surprise visit to students and staff at ‘Powered by Service Youth Volunteer Workshop,’ presented by Usher’s New Look Foundation

Usher made a surprise visit to a volunteer training workshop hosted by Usher’s New Look (UNL), the youth development foundation he launched 23 years ago to provide access, training, mentorship, and support of Black youth. Since then, UNL has evolved into one of the nation’s leading charitable organizations, having helped transform the lives of 50,000 […]

Mary J. Blige enlists Pepsi to celebrate the power and beauty of women

Mary J. Blige partnered with Pepsi for a female empowered mothers day weekend unlike any other. The Strength of a Woman festival consisted of social networking, educational workshops, information panels and numerous celebrity sightings. The event culminated in an all-star concert that included tear-jerking moments from today’s biggest stars with their mothers. If the five-hour […]

Usher says he would’ve dated Aaliyah, reveals 1st celeb kiss

Usher “would have dated” Aaliyah. The 43-year-old singer revealed that he was “really close friends” with the pop star — who died in an airplane crash at the age of 22 back in 2001 — and regrets not taking things more seriously with her. Asked which celebrity he would have dated if he had the […]

Usher reveals the song that was playing when his son was born

Usher Raymond revealed what was playing through the speakers when his son was born, and it may surprise fans to know it wasn’t one of his tunes. Usher’s son was born to the sound of 50 Cent’s “In Da Club.” The 43-year-old star — who welcomed Sire Castrello Raymond with girlfriend Jenn Goicoechea back in […]

Jason Derulo assaults fans who mockingly called him Usher (video)

Singer Jason Derulo connected with two fans in a much different way in Las Vegas this week. He punched and smacked a pair of troublemakers for deliberately mocking him by referring to him as R&B singer Usher and also uttering profanities at him. According to the Metropolitan Las Vegas Police Department, Derulo passed two men […]

Sean ‘The Pen’ Garrett reveals why he’s ‘Still Over It’

If making hits for aunties and hotties was a person, it would be producer, singer and songwriter Sean Garrett. Aptly nicknamed “The Pen,” he has impacted the culture with a series of chart-topping compositions, most notably Usher’s “Yeah!” which ranks second on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs of the Decade for 2000–2009. His resume boasts […]

Jermaine Dupri wants everyone to snack healthy with his new vegan ice cream

Jermaine Dupri’s impact on the music game is forever etched in stone and he’s now set his sights on the food industry. The So So Def boss partnered with Big Innovations Group Inc. to launch his new line of vegan ice cream this week called JD’s Vegan Ice Cream. JD’s Vegan Ice Cream is plant-based, […]

Usher and girlfriend Jenn Goicoeche welcome new bundle of joy

R&B sensation Usher knows how to keep a secret as he just revealed on Oct. 13 that he became a father again for the fourth time in September. Usher’s girlfriend Jenn Goicoeche gave birth to the couple’s second child together as the “My Boo” singer adds another heir to his throne. “Hi my name is […]

Usher brings his signature dance moves to Peloton’s workout routine (video)

The second installment of Peloton’s Dance Cardio workout series dropped on Oct. 7 and features dancing sensation and R&B heartthrob Usher. The “Yeah!” hitmaker is the first of seven artists featured for season two of the exercise series, which will be taught by Hannah Marie Corbin, Callie Gullickson, Jess King, Ally Love, Emma Lovewell and […]

Nas puts on professor cap for upcoming master class on the art of emceeing

Lizzo delivered a master class on twerking last week and now Queensbridge rapper Nas is about to showcase the art of rhyming and bring his skills to the platform. The Grammy-winning MC will kick off his master class series on Oct. 14 where Professor Nas will teach a 12-part video series on the art of […]

Pharrell Williams explains why he pulled his music festival from Virginia

Producer Pharrell Williams has spoken and decided that he’ll be pulling his Something in the Water music festival from his hometown of Virginia Beach, Virginia, stating that his city is run by a “toxic energy” and hasn’t valued his proposed solutions. Williams penned a letter to city manager Patrick Duhaney and has expressed his displeasure […]

Tameka Raymond admits being in denial after son Kile’s death (video)

Fashion stylist Tameka Foster Raymond will be releasing her memoir Here I Stand … In a Beautiful State on Sept. 15. In the autobiography Foster opens up about her early years growing up in Oakland, her childhood influences, losing her first love and chasing her fashion dreams. Foster also details nearly dying and eventually coming […]

Bad Boy Hitmen producer Chucky Thompson dies

Veteran hip-hop and R&B producer Chucky Thompson has passed away. Jay-Z’s engineer Young Guru posted the news about his late D.C. brother born Carl E. Thompson and credits the hitmaker with launching his career. “There is nothing I can write that will take away this pain. I have to say RIP to my mentor, my […]

T-Pain was depressed for years after Usher criticized his music (video)

T-Pain said he slipped into a prolonged depression after fellow singer Usher ambushed him one day with the opinion that he destroyed music with his use of Auto-Tune. The 35-year-old rapper and singer, who was born Faheem Rasheed Najmin in Tallahassee, Florida, said his depression lasted for four years after Usher knocked him upside the […]

Usher’s New Look Foundation celebrating 22 years of giving on June 17

June 17 is Usher’s New Look (UNL) Foundation’s Giving Day, and they’re celebrating 22 years of transforming the lives of under-resourced youth and supporting their development as they grow into passion-driven, global leaders. To learn more about the organization and how you can support the foundation’s Giving Day, join the movement by following them on social media at […]

Yeah! Usher to become a father for the 4th time (photo)

Usher (Photo credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy via Bang Media )Usher is to be a father for the fourth time. The 42-year-old singer — who has sons Usher V, 13, and Naviyd, 12, with ex-wife Tameka Foster and 8-month-old daughter Sovereign with girlfriend Jenn Goicoechea — walked the red carpet at the […]

The Weeknd named Male Artist of the Year at 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards

The Weeknd was crowned Male Artist of the Year at the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards. The annual music awards ceremony returned on Thursday night, May 27, 2021, with a masked in-person ceremony at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre, following the cancellation of the 2020 event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And the star-studded bash saw the […]

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