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craner
30-11-2004, 11:30 PM
Usher cleaned up this year! Came of age!

Who produced slow jamz to compare?

Only, by my reckoning, Jagged Edge (the sublime and unbeaten, other than by Usher, 'Walked Outta Heaven') and Kanye West (uh, 'Slow Jamz')...

Plus, he's the best dancer in pop. The <em>only</em> dancer in pop. Like, for example, JT, who sweats to pace out a precision-choreographed routine, compared to my boy

who just does a step or two, a flick of his shirt sleeve, and smashes JT and <em> everyone</em> competely.

That's important, you know.

Jim Daze
01-12-2004, 08:24 AM
For sartorial style and and nice line in blazers, you beat Usher evrytime Oliver :D

be.jazz
01-12-2004, 05:13 PM
It is true that no-one dances more cockily than Usher. That "pop my shirt sleeve out" move in the "Yeah!" video is awesome.

michael
19-03-2011, 09:13 AM
Great opening post, what happened here?

crackerjack
19-03-2011, 01:50 PM
what happened here?

Thread followed Usher into oblivion.

He's been nothing to me since he left this off his album.

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BareBones
19-03-2011, 02:46 PM
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craner
19-03-2011, 03:23 PM
Ha ha, look -- a younger me.

gumdrops
20-03-2011, 03:35 PM
i prefer ne-yo.

ushers had some good songs (and singles) but hes never really been as consistent or set the pace as well as he could have.

luka
21-03-2011, 05:24 AM
ne-yo is making our usher music now its true but usher got a better back catalouge by far, and is a better dancer. hes washed up now but that happens to everyone.

gumdrops
21-03-2011, 09:53 AM
usher still doesnt have any albums as solid as timberlakes two albums though.
ne yo doesnt either to be fair, but hes got some serious songwriting chops, even if hes a bit sacchrine at times.
the dream has too many dire lyrics and poor vocal abilities to really be considered seriously, but he is a great writer/producer.
as for slow jams, yeah usher has got some good ones, but theres loads of R&B groups/artists with more/better. jodeci for one.

alex
21-03-2011, 10:27 AM
gumdrops you need to listen to 8701, great album, although I agree with it/him not being similar to the conventional R&B around at the time, but he smashes anyone who was doing a similar thing. He also taught me that love songs don't have to be ghey.

gumdrops
21-03-2011, 10:33 AM
ushers never been out of step with whats out at the time imo... hes always fitted right in. he never does anything 'different', he just comes out with good songs. i like daddys home more than anything else ive heard from him in a while.