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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 vs. Tameka -- If You Won't See Me ... I'll See You In Court

Usher vs. Tameka
If You Won't See Me... I'll See You In Court

Usher's ex-wife, Tameka, wants a judge to punish him for being a lousy dad who does whatever the hell he pleases with their kids and makes her life a living hell ... this according to court… READ MORE >

Usher's Son -- Out of the Hospital and Bouncing Back

Usher's Son
Out of the Hospital and Bouncing Back

Usher's son is out of the hospital and sporting a huge bandage on his arm ... after nearly drowning last week -- and the kid's already jumping back into some hardcore playing.5-year-old Usher… READ MORE >

- 351 days ago
Usher's Son -- Hero Speaks Out ... 'Thank God I Was There'

Usher's Son
Hero Speaks Out 'Thank God I Was There'

The man who saved Usher's 5-year-old son from drowning has the humble hero thing down pat -- telling TMZ it was all just part of his job ... which was really supposed to be installing a new home… READ MORE >

- 352 days ago
Usher's Son -- Recovering ... Chillin' Out Maxin, Relaxin' All Cool

Usher's Son
Recovering Chillin' Out Maxin, Relaxin' All Cool

Usher's 5-year-old son is recovering well after his tragic pool accident earlier this week ... and doing what every recovering sick kid in the hospital does ... watching "The Fresh Prince of Bel… READ MORE >

- 354 days ago
Usher & Tameka -- Battle Brewing Before Pool Accident

Usher & Tameka
Battle Brewing BEFORE Pool Accident

Usher and his ex-wife Tameka Raymond were on the brink of war BEFORE their son almost drowned in a pool ... and it was all over child support payments, TMZ has learned. Usher filed legal docs… READ MORE >

- 355 days ago
Usher Custody War -- Tameka Loses ... But Gets an Usher Hug

Usher Custody War
Tameka Loses But Gets an Usher Hug

After a bitterly contentious hearing and drama surrounding the near-death of their son, Usher showed an unbelievably classy move in court Friday -- hugging his ex-wife Tameka after the judge… READ MORE >

- 355 days ago
Usher & Tameka in Court -- Most Awkward Silence Ever ... MAKE IT STOP

Usher & Tameka in Court
Most Awkward Silence Ever MAKE IT STOP

If you don't believe that Usher and his ex-wife Tameka hate each other -- just watch this video ... if you can.Usher and Tameka are in court right now -- where their custody battle is set to go… READ MORE >

- 355 days ago
Usher -- Tameka Raymond Is a Bad Mom

Usher
My Ex-Wife Is a Bad Mom

Usher has denied every allegation his ex-wife has made in her motion to wrestle custody away from the singer in the wake of Usher Raymond V's nearly fatal pool accident -- he's even denied she's a… READ MORE >

- 355 days ago
Usher's Ex-Wife to Aunt -- Say It To My Face ... How'd My Son Nearly Die On Your Watch?

Usher's Ex-Wife to Aunt
Say It To My Face!!! How'd My Son Nearly Die On Your Watch?

Usher's ex-wife has one serious question before her emergency custody hearing today -- how the hell is it possible to let a 5-year-old nearly drown if you're supposed to be babysitting him? -- and… READ MORE >

- 355 days ago
Usher's Son -- First Photo After Horrific Pool Accident

Usher's Son
First Photo After Horrific Pool Accident

Usher's ex-wife is clearly trying to prove a point ... she's a caring mother who deserves custody of their sons -- after the eldest nearly drowned this week -- and this photo tells the… READ MORE >

- 356 days ago

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