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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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Hot 97 Presents: 97 Seconds With Usher (Video)

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Hot 97 was graced by Usher as the next guest to appear on their “97 Seconds” series. Opening up with his feelings on what makes a real R&B artist, the veteran singer spoke about his childhood days in Atlanta, moving to New York to work with Puff, working with Jermaine Dupri, his favorite performance, and more.

“R&B is not something that anybody can do,” said Usher. “Writing a great record is something that a lot of people have been able to do. But, to be a R&B artist is far more than just being a great singer or having a hit record. You gotta really have the soul, you gotta feel it and hear it in the music.”

Usher is currently traveling North America on his “UR Experience” tour, which will make its next stop tomorrow in Los Angeles, where fans should definitely expect some surprise guests.

Check out the interview below:

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New Music: Usher – Clueless (DJ Soulchild Remix)

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Even though he has pushed his album back until next year and claimed he isn’t ready to release it, Usher has certainly been keeping fans covered with new singles.  The latest release from the R&B superstar comes as a unique partnership with Honey Nut Cheerios, who teamed up with Usher to give fans a new song, the way our favorite cereals used to give us a toy in the bottom of the box.

The record, titled “Clueless,” found it’s way to the net this past weekend, and featured a feel-good vibe, and strong vocal from the multi-talented artist.

While the song has a great feeling, it has a pretty mellow vibe due to it’s lack of percussion.  In comes international club DJ, DJ Soulchild, who has now delivered a re-vamped version of the song with some classic drums, courtesy of MC Shan’s hip-hop classic “The Bridge.”

The slight mash-up works quite well, and gives the record a slick bounce, which it didn’t have before. Check out the remix 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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Listen! Usher Gets Sentimental With New Single “Clueless”

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While there has been a mixed range of emotions shooting through fans of megastar Usher, for his decision to partner with Honey Nut Cheerios to release some new music, that hasn’t stopped him from moving forward with the plan.

Once the news was originally revealed, many thoughts ran through our head about the content of the single, and just how the marketing was going to work. Well, on this good Saturday afternoon, our minds have been put to rest. Finally getting the chance to hear the song, we must say that it’ll have you running to your nearest Walmart to pick up a box of Cheerios for this.

Titled “Clueless,” the new single will take fans back to the era of the great ’70s. Memorizing us with every chord, string, and vocal, Usher’s sound on this single will have you touched in ways you can only imagine.

Exclusively sold at Walmart, the special marked boxes will come with a code where buyers can access the new single online. While it’s not confirmed if this will be found on his upcoming album, it surely keeps us interested in the direction that he’s going.

Take a listen to the groovy new track below!

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Throwback Tuesday: Usher feat. Monica – ‘Slow Jam’

In case you were living under a rock and didn’t know, Usher is a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. He is also one of the best-selling musical artists in American history with over 65 million records sold worldwide.

“Slow Jam” was a single off his multi-platinum sophomore album My Way. The single, produced by the legendary Babyface, features powerhouse vocalist and fellow ATLien Monica. The song was a cover of Midnight Star’s 1983 hit of the same name.

During the ’90s Usher rose to fame as one of the smooth-crooning, soulful princes of R&B. Enjoy the throwback above.


Listen: Usher Joins DJ Khaled on “Hold You Down (Remix),” Kicks off “The UR Experience” Tour

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To celebrate his latest No. 1 single, DJ Khaled drops the official remix to “Hold You Down.”

While the original version featured 3 of R&B’s biggest young stars: Chris Brown, Jeremih and August Alsina, along with Future; the hitmaking DJ has now recruited Usher, Rick Ross, Fabolous and Ace Hood for the remix.

Usher shows his contemporaries how it’s done with a silky smooth hook and verse, while Rozay dreams of spending the night with supermodel Jessica White.

Over the weekend, Usher kicked off his “The UR Experience” tour in Montreal and Toronto. The 27 date trek will travel across North America through the fall, wrapping up December 14 in Tampa, Florida.

Take a listen to the new remix, and check out footage from his tour kickoff below:

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