During his mesmerizing performance at Dolby Live, Park MGM, as part of the Usher: My Way The Vegas Residency on November 12, the acclaimed eight-time Grammy winner took a moment to shower appreciation on his long-time friend and musical collaborator, Jermaine Dupri.
In a heartwarming reunion on stage, Usher welcomed Dupri with a red cup in hand, setting the tone for a night filled with nostalgic beats and unforgettable moments. Usher reminisced about their journey, recalling, “Found my way there with Puff. LaFace Records is the home of so many incredible artists, whether it was TLC or whether it was OutKast or any of the amazing artists, right?”
Directing his words affectionately towards Dupri, Usher continued, “But then I made my way back to Atlanta after trying all of that, and I said, ‘Man, it was meant for us to work together.”
The crowd erupted in cheers as Usher seamlessly transitioned into a stellar performance of the Jermaine Dupri-produced track “My Way.” The electric atmosphere and mutual admiration between the two artists created a magical experience for the audience.
This special moment not only highlighted the deep bond between Usher and Jermaine Dupri but also showcased the undeniable talent that has defined their collaborative journey. Fans were treated to a nostalgic trip down memory lane, celebrating the rich history of their musical partnership.
As Usher’s Vegas Residency continues to captivate audiences, this heartfelt tribute to Jermaine Dupri adds an extra layer of significance to the spectacular show. The genuine appreciation and camaraderie shared on stage are a testament to the enduring power of musical collaborations that leave an indelible mark on the industry.