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Usher Brings Out Chris Brown, August Alsina, Jeremih, & Kid Ink at Los Angeles Show

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The stars all aligned when Usher’s “UR Experience” pulled into the Los Angeles Staples Center on Friday night. After bringing out Trey Songz in Chicago, the R&B superstar had some big surprises for the L.A. audience, as he brought out his R&B brothers Chris Brown, Jeremih, and August Alsina.

Kid Ink was up first, hitting the stage for their collaboration “Body Language” before Jeremih turned up on the remix to DJ Khaled’s “Hold You Down” and his own top 10 hit “Don’t Tell ‘Em.”

After opening for Usher earlier in the evening, August returned for “I Luv This Shit” with a surprise appearance from Chris Brown, who was greeted with roaring applause. Breezy then delved into “Loyal” while August captured the moment on his iPhone.

“Breezy, I don’t think they’re ready to turn all the way up,” said Usher before the two launched into their X hit “New Flame.” They wowed with their slick moves, and Usher showed off his abs, before hugging it out.

Watch the moment of R&B brotherhood below!

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Chris Brown Enlists August Alsina for ‘X Live Tour!’

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August Alsina may be a newcomer to the music industry, but that hasn’t stopped him from nabbing some big names to work with. While he recently wrapped his own tour and hit the road with megastar Usher on “The UR Experience Tour,” the Yungin’ is on his way to adding a few more dates under his belt.

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Watch: Usher Brings Out Trey Songz and August Alsina in Chicago

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Usher‘s “The UR Experience” got even better during Monday night’s show in Chicago, as the R&B superstar surprised the audience at the United Center with some special guests. After opening for Usher earlier in the evening, August Alsina returned to the stage with surprise guest Trey Songz to perform the remix to “I Luv This Shit,” and the ladies went wild.

“I went on tour with Usher a couple years ago. It changed my life,” Trigga told the crowd. “Make some noise for one of the greatest in the game—greatest there ever is, greatest there ever will be. I love you, boy.”

Usher also welcomed Rico Love, who penned several of his hits including “There Goes My Baby,” to perform his single “They Don’t Know.”

Watch the memorable moment below:

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August Alsina Talks Health Scare, Today’s R&B, Learning from Usher & More on ‘The Breakfast Club’ & ‘Ebro In The Morning’

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August Alsina gave his first interviews following his health scare, after collapsing on stage in New York, and have multiple seizures in the hospital, which lead to him being put in an induced coma for 3 days.  The R&B star visited both ‘The Breakfast Club’ on Power 105.1 and ‘Ebro In The Morning’ on Hot 97, while he was in town to perform with Usher at Madison Square Garden on “The UR Experience” tour.

Starting his chat with ‘The Breakfast Club’ he spoke about the hook-up app Tinder, which he agrees is only meant for 1 thing, and no one should be looking for relationships on there. Moving forward he opened up about his last performance in NYC and the causes for his collapse. He confirmed it was only health issues due to dehydration and some malnutrition because he wasn’t eating well, and not any type of drug use. He revealed that during his coma he saw his brother (who passed away in 2010) and he confirmed to him that he was doing what he is supposed to be doing and now he has to go do it better.

He also explained his views on today’s relationships and certain females and how that gets reflected in today’s R&B music. “No, I’m not singing ‘ohh I want to love you baby,’ no no I don’t [love you],” he said. Continuing on August explained that his music will reflect when he is actually in love. “To be a lover in such a unlovin place, you just got to go with the flow, until you find what it is.”

In addition to also talking about the heath scare on Hot 97 he spoke about what he learned from the experience and what he’s been learning from being around Usher on the new tour. He also revealed that he is working on new music with Nicki Minaj.

Check out both full interview below:

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Watch: August Alsina Debuts New Song & Video “Grindin”

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“I’ma drop this sh*t for the hell of it!”

Not even two full months after his unfortunate slip into a coma, August Alsina is back at it!

With the kickoff of Usher’s “The UR Experience” tour happening this week, August seems to have felt it was time to give his fans something brand new. Simultaneously dropping a new song and visual titled “Grindin’,” the singer shares his pain and struggle to make it to the top.

Addressing everything from the rumors to the now famous tumble, August lets everything out. “I had a lot to get off my chest. The studio is like therapy for me,” said August of the new single.

It’s been six months since he’s dropped a new single and we’re definitely here for this one. Take a look at the new video below:

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August Alsina Receives Well Wishes from Nicki Minaj, Sevyn Streeter, Tyrese, Kevin Hart & More

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August Alsina has become a friend to many in the industry, and some of his close fellow artists have been sending him their best wishes and get well soon messages as he continues to recover from collapsing and falling off stage during his recent “Testimony Live Tour” performance in NYC.

While last Friday, the 22-year-old returned to social media posting an image of himself in his hospital bed letting fans know that he is doing better and making a speedy recovery.  Today, August has shared some personal messages that he received from the likes of Sevyn Streeter, Wale, Kevin Hart and Tyrese.

“I love you, I hope that you’re ok, and get well soon,” said Sevyn. While Kevin Hart joked with him saying, “get yourself together dude,” before sending his prayers and well wishes. “I know the sh*t got rough for you for a minute, but everything’s a wake up call baby, get big and get strong.”

Tyrese sent an extended message of growth and positivity, but he was also visited in person by Nicki Minaj, who is featured on his new single “No Love.” “August, u know, I’m here to save u. still praying for my lil bro. He’s doing better,” she said.

August also shared another message of his own for fans as well. “Recovery, it’s a process. I woke from a coma.. God gave me a second chance at life & I’d like to thank each and every person that sent any form and expression of love thru gift, card, flowers or simply your kind words and prayers. I’m a hustler, I’m a worker, I overwork myself at times but I’m a survivor and still here by the grace of God and your prayers,” he wrote.

See all the sincere wishes for the young star below:

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August Alsina Wakes Up From ‘Three Day Coma,’ Shares Hospital Photo

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Our prayers have been with August Alsina this week as he has been recovering from collapsing on stage during his Monday night concert in NYC. Today, the R&B star has returned to social media to update his fans on his condition.

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August Alsina Interview on ‘The Breakfast Club’

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Prior to his show at Irving Plaza in NYC on Monday night, and his unfortunate collapse on stage (due to dehydration), August Alsina pre-taped a new interview with The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1, which aired early Tuesday.

Starting off their chat the once again spoke about his views on his success to date, and how it’s hard to celebrate when you’re constantly working for more.  August cleared up the situation that hit many gossip sites last week about his supposed refusal to get on the mic at a club appearance. Hopefully getting the point across to fans that many promoters won’t pay an artist to get on the mic, but still expect them to.

He spoke about getting picked by Usher to be the opening act on his upcoming “The UR Experience” tour, joked about learning to dance for the tour, the rumor he broke a girls cervix, hangin out with Chris Brown, working with Nicki Minaj on the “No Love” video, and much more.

Watch his full interview below:

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