Usher Is 'Speechless' Over President Obama

0
0
Subscribe to Usher alerts

R+B singer Usher has been left "speechless" by Democrat Barack Obama's election triumph - making him the first African American president of the U.S.
The Illinois senator beat Republican rival John MCCain when the country went to the polls on Tuesday (04Nov08).
Usher joined rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs, Jay-Z and Mary J. Blige to lend his backing to Obama in the run-up to the election, and he admits he is pleasantly stunned by Obama's appointment - because it proves America's Civil Rights Movement made a real difference.
He says, "This will go down in history, in black history, for all of the sacrifices that the great Joseph Lowery and Martin Luther King made; this actually pays off for their sacrifice.
"The great Rosa Parks. So many people sacrificed for us to have a voice. It was one thing to have a voice but, to eventually know the best way to use it and then it grows into this, it's just incredible. I'm speechless. I don't even know what to say."


Contactmusic

Tags: Usher - Barack Obama

0
0
Subscribe to Usher alerts
Advertisement

More Usher

Chris Brown feat. Usher - New Flame Video

With the 16th September 2014 release of 'X', Chris Brown's sixth studio album, the R&B artist released 'New Flame' featuring Usher and Rick Ross as...

Kid Ink feat. Usher & Tinashe - Body Language (Explicit) Video

Kid Ink has released the music video for his 9th September 2014 single 'Body Language', featuring Usher and Tinashe.

Usher Reveals Strategy To Deal With Justin Bieber: "I'll Punch Him In The Chest When I Need To"

It seems the way Usher handles dealing with Justin Bieber's bad boy antics is by showing him some tough love. The R&B star fully understands...

Usher Is Working On A New Album And Tour, But Justin Bieber Is Still A Big Issue

Usher is working hard and he wants us to know as much. The R&B star hasn’t put out a new album since 2012, but he...

Advertisement

Kid Ink feat. Usher & Tinashe - Body Language Video

With the success of his second studio album, 'My Own Lane' in January, 2014, Kid Ink has released the first single for his next upcoming...

Usher Greets Fans During 'Today' Show Live Performance (No Sound)

Usher gets into an energetic live performance during a set on NBC's 'Today' show as part of the Toyota Summer Concert Series. He is seen...

Usher - Believe Me Video

With his eight studio album, 'UR', currently in the works, Usher has released the new single 'Believe Me'. The single has been produced by Mike...

Usher Announces Upcoming 'The UR Experience' North American Tour Dates

Earlier last week, Usher treated fans with the location and dates of eight shows that will be part of his upcoming The Ur Experience tour,...

Advertisement

Comments

Usher Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Usher

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All