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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 to Ex-Wife Tameka Raymond -- Time's Up! I'm Selling the Mansion for $3.2 Million

Usher to Ex-Wife
Time's Up! I'm Selling the Mansion

Usher is finally making good on his threats to evict ex-wife Tameka Raymond from the house she still calls home ... officially listing his Georgia mansion for a cool $3.2 million. Usher bought the… READ MORE >

Tameka Raymond Sued -- Landlord Says She's In the Hole $50k

Tameka Raymond Sued
Landlord Says She's In the Hole $50k

More bad news for Tameka Raymond ... first Usher made it clear he's gonna evict her from his mansion ... now TMZ has learned her OTHER landlord -- from a small business she owns -- is… READ MORE >

- 643 days ago
Usher to Ex-Wife Tameka Raymond -- Get Outta My House!

Usher to Ex-Wife
Get Outta My House!

Usher wants to make it clear to his ex-wife ... the days of freeloading are OVER -- because TMZ has learned, he plans to sell the mansion she currently calls home. Sources close to the couple… READ MORE >

- 670 days ago
Usher's Ex-Wife -- Shut Down By Custody Judge -- Again

Usher's Ex-Wife
Shut Down By Custody Judge ... Again

Usher's ex-wife Tameka Raymond just lost ANOTHER round in her custody battle with the singer ... the judge shot down her request for a retrial ... but Tameka's not giving up.As TMZ first reported,… READ MORE >

- 685 days ago
Usher to Ex-Wife -- YOU LOST THE KIDS ... Get Over It

Usher to Ex-Wife
YOU LOST THE KIDS ... Get Over It

Usher is firing back at his ex-wife in their bitter custody dispute -- claiming her "vile" attempts to regain custody of their children are an insult to the justice system.As we reported, Usher… READ MORE >

- 692 days ago
Usher's Ex-Wife Files Motion for Retrial in Custody Battle

Usher's Ex-Wife
Appeals Custody Ruling I Got Screwed

Usher's ex-wife Tameka Raymond is making good on her promise to fight a court order stripping her of child custody of their two children.We broke the story ... Tameka lost an arduous custody… READ MORE >

- 699 days ago
Tameka Raymond -- I Will Appeal The Custody Decision

Tameka Raymond
I Will Appeal The Custody Decision

Usher's ex-wife Tameka Raymond is PISSED over her recent loss in court and believes the ruling could be the result of a biased judge ... so she's gearing up to file an appeal, TMZ has learned. TMZ… READ MORE >

- 705 days ago
Usher Raymond's Ex-Wife LOSES CUSTODY WAR

Usher Raymond's Ex-Wife
LOSES CUSTODY WAR

Usher's ex-wife Tameka Raymond just lost in the former couple's bitter custody battle -- TMZ has learned, a judge has awarded Usher primary custody of their two sons.It's a shocking development --… READ MORE >

- 707 days ago
Usher -- Held in Contempt for Canceling Ex's Saks Card

Usher
Held in Contempt For Canceling Ex's Saks Card

Usher just got bitch-slapped in court -- a judge has ordered him to REOPEN his ex-wife's Saks Fifth Avenue credit card in his name ... after the singer closed the account last year.The closed Saks… READ MORE >

- 711 days ago
Usher Resurrects Michael Jackson ... Through KARAOKE [VIDEO]

Usher
Resurrects MJ ... Through KARAOKE [VIDEO]

Where there is love, Usher will BE THERE -- or so he promised earlier this week at an L.A. bar ...  during a pretty incredible karaoke rendition of the Jackson 5's "I'll Be There" ... and it… READ MORE >

- 722 days ago

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