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Tevin Campbell Claps Back At Usher Over ‘Can We Talk’ Claim?

Tevin Campbell has something to say about Usher’s claim that the hit single ‘Can We Talk’ was originally penned for him.

Released in 1993, the number peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 and pushed sales of Campbell’s ‘I’m Ready’ album far over the 2 million copies sold milestone.

How he feels about Usher’s claim that the song wasn’t really his?

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Usher Confesses Tevin Campbell’s ‘Can We Talk’ Was His Song / Regrets Not Working With Chris Brown

With a career that spans more than 20 years, Usher has sold 75 million records worldwide, affording him the title of the of one of the best selling musicians of all time.

Despite the dismal sales and the lack of resonating singles of the crooner’s last set, ‘Hard II Love,‘ he still maintains his status as one of the R&B fathers who has inspired the current young crooners like Trey Songz, August Alsina, and Chris Brown.

During a recent visit to the Pandora radio show ‘Questlove Supreme,’ Mr. Raymond opened up about some intriguing details about his career, music, love, and life. Check out the excerpts below. (more…)

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Usher & Tyler Perry Attend The Morehouse 29th Annual Scholarship Event

Usher is a man who wears many hats.

One of these is one of philanthropy. So, ever eager to support communities in need the performer made his way to the 29th annual ‘A Candle in the Dark’ gala to support the HBCU Morehouse.

There, he helped to make dreams come true with the director Tyler Perry.

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2016 Year In Review: Flop of the Pops (Usher, Alicia Keys, Britney Spears, More)

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Scribbled in history books for some good and not-so-good reasons, 2016 brought with it some of modern music’s most memorable moments.  Now, as the year draws to a close, TGJ is reflecting on 31 moments that rocked – and to some degree shaped – the Urban and Pop musical landscape as we know it.

Now, we’ll reflect on the collection of albums and singles whose barks were certainly bigger than their bites.  For, considering the hype that preceded them, great expectations were placed on their respective commercial performances.

Sadly, they failed to meet them…

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New Song & Video: Chris Brown ft. Usher & Gucci Mane – ‘Party’

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As we reported here, this weekend would be blessed with the latest offering from Chris Brown‘s forthcoming album, ‘Heartbreak on a Full Moon,’ and as promised the tune was delivered in full.

To our surprise, shortly after the song made its iTunes premiere, its high octane video – directed by Brown himself and featuring Grammy-winning R&B vet Usher and rapper Gucci Mane – made its way to VEVO.

Keen to see what the trio cooked up?  Tuck inSee the trio get the party started inside:

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Chris Brown Announces New Single ‘Party’ Featuring Usher & Gucci Mane

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After burning up radio with their collaboration on ‘New Flame’ and ‘Back To Sleep’ (remix), Grammy-winning R&B crooners, Chris Brown and Usher, are reuniting for yet another soon-to-be-hit.

Bringing their “Party” on Friday (December 16) courtesy of RCA Records, the tune – which features the verbal stylings of Gucci Mane – is the latest gem to be lifted from Brown’s forthcoming opus, ‘Heartbreak on a Full Moon.’

To tease to new new, Brown took to Instagram to show off its official artwork. See it below:

 

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Usher Bares All On Snapchat

There’s Clearly ‘No Limit’ To Star’s Share-Game

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Usher may be proving ‘Hard II Love’ on the charts of late, but he certainly is a cheerful giver to his adoring fans.

Snapchat has proven a preferred playground for the cheeky crooner, who is becoming renown for his various body baring antics.

The latest was shared today and sees him unwrapped once again.

See, quite literally, what we mean below…

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The Final Numbers Are In!: Usher’s ‘Hard II Love’ Sold…

R&B Vet Bombs On Billboard 200

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Usher‘s 8th opus, ‘Hard II Love,’ may have lived up to its title after all.

Indeed, after gaining mixed review from industry insiders and fans alike (see:  thumbs down for “trend-hopping,” “lack of overall theme,” etc.), ‘Hard’ – released September 16th – was predicted to make little impact on the Billboard 200 after a full tracking week.

In fact, analysts projected the project would not only bomb – much like Ush’s ‘Hands of Stone’ movie that preceded it by two weeks – but it would give the Grammy-winning R&B vet the lowest first week sum of his 20 year+ career.

Needless to say, they were right.  Tuck in below to find out the official figures Billboard is reporting:

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Watch: Usher Performs ‘No Limit’ On ‘Kimmel’

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Usher is taking his ‘Hard II Love’ album campaign on the TV circuit.

The superstar crooner was joined by an army of dancers on the Jimmy Kimmel Live! show last night and together they turned all the way up to ‘No Limit.’

Embracing the grandeur of the stage, Ush turned in the grandest showing of the song yet.

Will it be enough to ignite his sales of his album? Watch below and let us know…

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Watch: Usher Dishes On Album Sales & More On ‘The Breakfast Club’

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Usher‘s new album is receiving love from reviewers, but is proving ‘Hard II Love’ for consumers.

In a bid to turn the tide, the singer stopped by The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1 today to chat about a whole host of topics.

Indeed, the ‘No Limit’ crooner dished on how his new project is for his R&B audience and how he’s not seeking crossover hits. He also waxed honest on whether he feels he’s appreciated, album sales, his new star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and more.

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Why Is Usher So… ‘Hard II Love’?

TGJ Weighs Up The Singer’s Missteps & Moulds A Comeback Plan

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Usher unleashed his eighth studio album ‘Hard II Love’ on the masses last week. And though the final tally has yet to be counted, the official sales forecast sent the net into a flutter.

For, the set – led by singles ‘Crash’ and ‘No Limit’ – is on course to debut with 25,000; the lowest US numbers of the crooner’s career.

Given the unforgiving nature of today’s age and the fickleness of select fans, some have deemed it “the end” for the 8-time Grammy winner.

We’re not so sure about that, but can’t distract from the fact that something is…off.

Join us below as we unpack the problems and size up the solutions…

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The Numbers Are In! Usher’s ‘Hard To Love’ To Sell…

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Usher’s opening week number prediction for his new LP ‘Hard II Love’ has arrived.

How he’s set to  fare?

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