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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 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 >

Judge to Usher -- Stepson's Death Will NOT Delay Custody Battle

Judge to Usher
Stepson's Death Will NOT Delay Custody Battle

The judge in the Usher/Tameka Raymond child custody case has refused to postpone the trial because Tameka's son died -- ruling the trial will resume as scheduled later this month.As TMZ first… READ MORE >

- 748 days ago
Usher's Ex-Wife -- His Sympathy for My Dead Son is 'BOGUS'

Usher's Ex-Wife
His Sympathy for My Dead Son is 'Bogus'

Usher didn't care about his ex-wife's dead son ... blew off his funeral ... and is only PRETENDING to be affected by the tragedy to court sympathy from the media and his fans ... this according to… READ MORE >

- 749 days ago
Usher's Stepson -- Laid to Rest

Usher's Stepson
Laid to Rest

Usher's 11-year-old stepson -- who tragically died last week after a jet ski accident -- has been laid to rest following his funeral today.As we reported, Kyle Glover -- the son of Usher's ex-wife… READ MORE >

- 755 days ago
Usher's Stepson -- Investigation Into Accident Continues Following His Death

Usher's Stepson
Investigation Into Accident Continues Following His Death

The investigation into the accident that resulted in the death of Kyle Glover, stepson of R&B star Usher, is going forward ... and TMZ has learned his passing could lead to more serious… READ MORE >

- 760 days ago
Usher's Stepson Dies After Jetski Accident

Usher
Stepson Dies After Jetski Accident

Usher's 11-year-old stepson has passed away this morning from injuries suffered in a tragic jetski accident in Georgia earlier this month ... TMZ has learned. According to our sources, Tameka is… READ MORE >

- 761 days ago
Usher's Stepson -- Family Can't Afford to Keep Him Alive Much Longer

Usher's Stepson
Family Can't Afford to Keep Him Alive Much Longer

Usher's ex-wife -- Tameka Raymond -- will be forced to take her 11-year-old son off life-support as early as next month, TMZ has learned, all because his insurance coverage is about to expire.… READ MORE >

- 767 days ago
Usher -- DJ Got Us Fallin' In ... a Lawsuit

Usher
DJ Got Us Fallin' In ... a Lawsuit

A DJ in Florida says Usher hijacked one of his tunes, laid down some lyrics, and put it on his album ... all without his permission, this according to a new lawsuit. Aubrey Davis -- known as DJ… READ MORE >

- 768 days ago
Usher Wants to Settle With Tameka Raymond in Wake of Jet Ski Tragedy

Usher
Wants to SETTLE With Ex In Wake of Jet Ski Tragedy

Usher has changed his tune and now wants to up his ante to settle his epic child support/custody war with Tameka Raymond after the jet ski accident that left his stepson Kyle brain dead ... TMZ… READ MORE >

- 770 days ago
Usher -- Alleged Stalker Hit with Restraining Order

Usher
Alleged Stalker Hit with Restraining Order

Finally, some good news for Usher ... a judge has finally issued a restraining order against the delusional woman who's been showing up to his Georgia home and claiming to be his wife. As TMZ… READ MORE >

- 773 days ago

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