Now that we've got that cleared up, we can focus on what's truly important: this is the type of Usher energy we need.
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JD also opened up about his entrepreneurial journey, being vegan for 13 years & more during day 1 of the ESSENCE + New Voices Entrepreneur Summit.
In a recent interview, Dupri seemed unimpressed with today's female rappers: "It’s like strippers rapping... I’m not getting who’s the best."
Can the R&B singer top his 2004 classic album? We hope so.
“As an African American woman, I certainly understand where we are as a country and I have a great deal of respect for what [Kaepernick] has done and the personal sacrifice he's made to take a stance," the 60th Mayor of Atlanta told ESSENCE.
The producer is responding to backlash over his decision to produce a week's worth of Super Bowl-affiliated events this week.
Dupri's decision has nothing to do with Colin Kaepernick, though he told paparazzi he wasn't invited and refused to be an afterthought.
According to producer Jazze Pha, the pair is "gonna make it hot," but their role in the halftime show isn't quite clear.
The Super Bowl Host Committee picked the So So Def founder to showcase the best of Atlanta’s music in the leadup to the Super Bowl.