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Usher

David Usher (born April 24, 1966) is a British-born Canadian singer-songwriter. Formerly the frontman for the alternative rock band Moist, he embarked on a solo career beginning in 1997 and has released seven solo albums to date. David Usher was born in Oxford, England to a Thai Buddhist, artist Samphan Usher, and a Jewish Montrealer, Dan Usher, who is a professor of economics at Queen's University. He has lived in various places such as Malaysia, New York City, California and Thailand since early childhood, before his family settled in Kingston, ON. He attended high school at Kingston Collegiate and Vocational Institute. Usher attended Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, majoring in political science. His degree would later influence his music career. Usher is a humanist, and has been involved in such causes as War Child Canada, White Ribbon Campaign and Amnesty International. Usher is featured in the acclaimed 2001 MuchMusic special Musicians in the WarZone, a humanitarian documentary produced by War Child Canada, directed by filmmaker Liz Marshall. In it Usher journeys to the northern border of Thailand to visit a large Burmese refugee community. Usher married

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Usher, Stevie Wonder -- Sing at Baller Pre-Wedding Bash

Usher, Stevie Wonder
Sing at Baller Pre-Wedding Bash

Usher and Stevie Wonder performed Friday night at one of the most baller wedding parties of all time ... and the couple getting hitched wasn't even famous.It went down last night at the St. Regis… READ MORE >

Usher Wants LeBron James On Cleveland Caveliers -- Part-Owner Ready To Recruit

Usher
I'll Recruit LeBron If I Have To ... Says Cavs Part-Owner

Forget "U Don't Have to Call" ... Cleveland Cavaliers part-owner Usher says he's absolutely down to get on the phone with LeBron James if it will help the team sign the NBA… READ MORE >

- 51 days ago
Usher -- Justin Bieber Made Bad Choices ... But He's No Racist

Usher
Justin Bieber Made Bad Choices ... But He's No Racist

Usher is finally speaking out about the videos that surfaced this month showing his protege Justin Bieber using the n-word ... and even though he wasn't happy, Usher says J.B. is no bigot.Usher… READ MORE >

- 82 days ago
Usher -- Pleads the 5th On Justin Bieber's Racist Joke

Usher
Pleads the 5th On Bieber's Racist Joke

Usher had the opportunity to join the growing list of BFOJBs who have leaped to Justin Bieber's defense ... but instead he bolted.Our photog spotted Ush yesterday in L.A. ... and of course asked… READ MORE >

- 87 days ago
Usher: Cop Chase Ends with Photo Op ... But NO TICKET  [VIDEO]

Usher
Cop Chase Ends with Photo Op But NO TICKET [VIDEO]

Usher's celebrity burns bright on the Sunset Strip -- so bright he can turn a chasing cop into a photo-seeking fan and walk off Scot-free.The video is nuts -- you can see Usher driving on Sunset… READ MORE >

- 115 days ago
Usher In No Mood To Celebrate Conviction of His Stepson's Killer

Usher
No Mood To Celebrate Conviction of Stepson's Killer

Usher was in no mood to celebrate the conviction of the man who killed his stepson when he arrived Thursday at LAX.Jeffrey Hubbard was just convicted of homicide for recklessly jet skiing. … READ MORE >

- 188 days ago
Usher -- Jet Skier Found GUILTY In Stepson's Death

Usher
Jet Skier Found GUILTY In Stepson's Death

The verdict is in on the man accused of killing Usher's 11-year old stepson, Kile -- GUILTY.TMZ broke the story ... Jeffrey Hubbard was arrested last March for running over the boy with a jet ski… READ MORE >

- 189 days ago
Usher and Scooter Braun Mum On Justin Bieber

Usher, Scooter
Mum On Biebs

Usher and Scooter Braun had nothing to say as they arrived back on U.S. soil after spending time with Justin Bieber.Several photogs peppered both -- especially Usher -- with questions about what… READ MORE >

- 212 days ago
Justin Bieber -- No Worries in Panama ... No Matter What Usher Says

Justin Bieber
No Worries in Panama ... No Matter What Usher Says

Usher helped make Justin Bieber a superstar, but it's gonna be way harder to get his former protege back on the straight and narrow -- since Justin's yet to suffer any consequences for his… READ MORE >

- 213 days ago
Justin Bieber -- Usher in Panama for Save Justin Summit

Justin Bieber
Usher in Panama for Save Justin Summit

Usher has high-tailed it down to Panama to talk some sense into Justin Bieber ... TMZ has learned. Justin and his mentor posed for pics with a woman who appears to be a Panamanian Belieber (they… READ MORE >

- 214 days ago

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