New Song: Usher – ‘Chains (ft. Nas & Bibi Bourelly)’

Published: Friday 16th Oct 2015 by Sam
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As one of the many superstars tied to the TIDAL initiative, Usher is finally leveraging the platform towards the release of new music.

Moments ago, the singer – who turned 37 this week – debuted a new track titled ‘Chains.’

Rapper Nas and Bibi Bourelly join Mr Raymond on the number, which aims to “break the chains of racial injustice” shown in high profile cases such as that of Trayvon Martin and Sandra Bland.

In an awesome move, the song received an “interactive premiere,” one which stresses that all #DontLookAway.

See, quite literally, what we mean below…

Click here to experience ‘Chains’

Poignant. Potent. Powerful.

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  1. Yan October 16, 2015

    Gosh I cried so hard.

  2. Gee October 16, 2015

    Very powerful song and message this is so needed right now.

  3. RihYonce October 16, 2015

    Yess!! Usher releasing music before his performance Tuesday ????????

  4. TY October 16, 2015

    Usher is the most talented man on the charts, he has solid vocal ability. Great stage presence and every once in a while – he really – hits home

  5. RihYonce October 16, 2015

    Usher is the most talented male singer & performer since Michael & that’s a FACT!!!

    • Lea October 17, 2015

      Bruno is better sorry.

  6. Chile, leave my weave at the door and don’t steal it like those broke ass barb stans October 16, 2015

    I guess it’s safe to assume that Usher is the new MJ long after he’s been declared his successor. Heck, MJ himself welcomed Usher with open arms and publicly CLAIMED him. Just like the king of pop, he’s helping you”Heal the World” one socially-conscious song at a time. I would love for this song to start charting and increase its impact over radio.

    • Amanda D. October 16, 2015

      There will NEVER be another Michael Jackson.

      • Chile, leave my weave at the door and don’t steal it like those broke ass barb stans October 16, 2015

        I understand and agree with your opinion. That man is simply another species of human. However, what I intended to insinuate was that MJ had NO PROBLEM passing the torch and giving his blessing to Usher. Even when Usher tributed the hell out of Michael at his 30th Anniversary concert special, MJ EMBRACED Usher like his own damn SON. Usher is the CLOSEST male performer Alice to MJ, and of course, Queen Janet IS the female MJ, s*** songs or social songs alike. Now, some people DONT LIKE to see and DONT WANT two successful black men (similar to a father and son relationship) to support and be civil to each other, but those racists can miss me with that craziness. I don’t think you’re one of those people, by the way.

  7. repo October 16, 2015

    Wow, great song man kinda had me sad man reading those. If we don’t stop do something now these police won’t stop they will feel they have the power to get away with anything!! That’s not right smh???? #DontLookAway

  8. Gettoknowalbei October 16, 2015

    Usher is a vocally vicious and this is on some Marvin Gaye “What’s going on” vibe. This is so powerful!!!!!

  9. another bty day something ain’t wrong October 20, 2015

    Amazing message song And he is very talent man go usher

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