Last year, Usher raced back to the drawing board when the material released from his new album was proving slow to catch on.
At the time, the singer saved face by claiming he didn’t want to rush. But with several fizzled singles and a tour already in place, it was clear there had been a plan that didn’t play out as intended.
Undeterred, the Urban-Pop hitmaker spent much of 2015 locked in the lab attempting to manufacture a monster eighth album.
Jury’s out on whether he and his team have succeeded with that aim, but it appears the answer will materialize soon – because the project finally has a name.