Exclusive: Usher Reflects On Conversations With Chris Brown, Reveals Collaboration
Following up on his celebrated Michael Jackson tribute during the first annual iHeart Radio Music Awards, Usher recently released the full audio and new video for his lead single, “Good Kisser”. Returning to the sensual R&B and classic sound the longtime crooner has grown accustomed to, fans and media outlets alike are excited to see what statement he will make with this LP.
Spending years atop the charts, asserting himself as a dominant superstar, few artists of this era have compared to the impact and influence of Usher. From smash singles and world tours, to album sales and mass appeal, there’s only one emerging Icon capable of being mentioned in the same conversation. That artist is Chris Brown. The undeniable superstar has suffered through a series of publicly displayed cases, varying in both crime and magnitude. Yet, the young R&B maven continues to produce hit after hit, leaving open speculation about his personal life, but little question about his ever-escalating success.
After dropping a slate of instant cult classics to set up the Summer, Chris Brown prepares for the next phase of his ongoing assault trial. Today, while on REVOLT Live, Usher unveiled a surprise, sharing that he and Chris Brown have collaborated for a big song that will be on Usher’s forthcoming album. Standing in as a mentor and aspiration for Chris throughout his career, Usher also shared insight on Brown’s legal proceedings, advice he’s offered and what to expect from them in the future.