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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'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 >

Hero's Mom to Usher:  Drop a Beat At My Son's Wedding, Please!

Hero's Mom to Usher
Drop A Beat At My Son's Wedding, PLEASE!

Usher is publicly thanking the men who saved his son from drowning in a pool this week ... but the mother of one of the heroes wants Usher to show his gratitude in a different way -- by becoming a… READ MORE >

- 380 days ago
Usher's Son -- Smiling, Laughing, Eating After Near-Death Pool Accident

Usher's Son
Smiling, Laughing, Eating After Near-Death Pool Accident

Usher's 5-year-old son is showing miraculous signs of improvement after nearly drowning in a pool the other day -- in fact, we're told he's already sitting up in bed at the hospital, eating,… READ MORE >

- 381 days ago
Tameka Raymond -- Usher's Decisions Almost Killed Our Kid

Tameka Raymond
Usher's Decision Almost Killed Our Kid

Usher's ex-wife, Tameka Raymond, has filed legal docs -- obtained by TMZ -- in which she blames the singer for the near-death pool accident that landed their 5-year-old in ICU.In the docs, Tameka… READ MORE >

- 381 days ago
Usher's Ex-Wife Tameka Raymond -- I Want Custody ... Our Kids Are In Danger

Usher's Ex-Wife
Our Kids Are In Danger I Want Custody

Usher's ex-wife has just filed legal docs asking for an emergency hearing later this week ... to wrestle child custody away from him, on grounds he's creating a dangerous environment ... TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 382 days ago
Usher's Son -- The Frantic 911 Call

Usher's Son
The Frantic 911 Call

TMZ has obtained the 911 call placed by Usher's aunt moments after the singer's 5-year-old son nearly drowned in a pool ... in which she begs the operator to send help ASAP.Usher's aunt Rena Oden… READ MORE >

- 382 days ago
Usher's Son Hospitalized in ICU After Pool Accident

Usher's Son
Hospitalized in ICU After Pool Accident

Usher's son Usher Raymond V is in the ICU at an Atlanta hospital after a serious accident in a residential pool Monday, TMZ has learned.Sources tell TMZ, the accident occurred yesterday just after… READ MORE >

- 382 days ago
Usher's Ex-Nanny Sues -- I Busted My Ass For You, You Owe Me

Usher's Ex-Nanny Sues
I Busted My Ass For You You Owe Me

10:00 PM PST -- A source connected with Usher tells TMZ ... this is a frivolous lawsuit and all the allegations made by the former nanny are completely false.Usher has secretly been stiffing the… READ MORE >

- 467 days ago
Usher -- Suspect Arrested in Stepson's Fatal Jet Ski Accident

Usher
Suspect Arrested in Stepson's Jet Ski Death

The jet ski operator who allegedly ran over Usher's stepson in a Georgia lake last summer -- killing the 11-year-old boy -- was arrested this morning ... TMZ has learned.Jeffrey Simon Hubbard was… READ MORE >

- 540 days ago
Usher -- Oops, My Pants Ripped ... In the Crotch!

Usher
Oops, My Pants Ripped ... In the Crotch!

While performing at the Inaugural Ball, Usher almost exposed one of his.The R&B singer had his very own Janet Jackson wardrobe malfunction and tore his pants in the crotch while on stage at… READ MORE >

- 575 days ago

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