ALBUM REVIEW: Usher’s Lackluster “Hard II Love” Proves Hard to Like
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Usher’s ‘Here I Stand’ Turns 10 | An Anniversary Retrospective
Usher’s ‘Here I Stand’ Turns 10 | An Anniversary Retrospective The variety on Usher’s fifth album symbolizes his personal growth up until the LP's release and reflects a man in transition. Usher Happy 10th Anniversary to Usher’s fifth studio album Here I Stand, originally released May 13, 2008 diminish how much Confessions defines Usher's career. But while the 2004 album best represents who Usher over it—these elements all come together to form Usher's best project. The album's quality alone is confirmation, look no further than Usher's Here I Stand, an album clouded by the shadow of topping it was impossible. Confessions loomed large over the next phase of Usher's career, and so did
STREAM: De La Soul Enlist Usher for Sobering, Atmospheric New Tune “Greyhounds”
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success ushered in a new era of singer/songwriters that lasted well into the '90s. Furthermore, her album helped usher in the era of political correctness -- along with 10,000 Maniacs and R.E.M
INTERVIEW: Zaytoven Solidifies His Sonic Legacy, One Beat at a Time
,” Usher’s “Papers” and Gucci Mane and Yo Gotti’s “Bricks” inked a partnership with Motown Records last
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, organic ‘70s, the ‘80s ushered in new wave music and synthesized R&B, the antithesis to sounding
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completely ushered in a new era for hip-hop. In 1994, Paul returned to rapping, joining RZA and
Tori Amos’ ‘From the Choirgirl Hotel’ Turns 20 | An Anniversary Retrospective
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Jackson, Usher, and Chris Brown, which developed into a role as an instructor and learning from
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killed Britpop and ushered in an era of more ambitious, less overblown music." To commemorate its tenth
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forefront of the culture, ushering in a new era of trends and influences to come. Interestingly
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essayed his signature style with the Doobie Brothers, ushering in the group's most popular period
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 50 Years of The Doors’ Eponymous Debut Album
Densmore puts a crushing stop to their fun, in order to usher in Morrison’s perfect farewell croon, around album’s evolution, but for the entirety of popular culture as well. In film, it was the year that ushered
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, Little Dragon, Pete Rock, Snoop Dogg and Usher, among others, De La’s forthcoming long player
INTERVIEW: BJ the Chicago Kid Seizes His Time to Shine
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