Usher's new album 'Coming Home' features 21 Savage, Latto, Burna Boy and more

The R&B superstar reveals the star-studded track list for his ninth studio album, set to drop on February 9, 2024.

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Usher is ready to make his comeback with his highly anticipated album 'Coming Home', which will be his first solo project in eight years. The singer has shared the track list for the 20-song album, which boasts collaborations with some of the hottest names in hip-hop and R&B, such as 21 Savage, Latto, Burna Boy, Summer Walker, H.E.R., The-Dream, Pheelz, and Jungkook.

The album's lead single, 'Good Good', featuring 21 Savage and Summer Walker, was released on August 4, 2023, and has been a hit on the charts and the airwaves. The song showcases Usher's smooth vocals and catchy hooks, as well as 21 Savage's witty bars and Summer Walker's soulful harmonies. The track is a perfect blend of R&B and hip-hop, and sets the tone for the rest of the album.

Usher has also revealed that the album will include a song from the motion picture 'The Color Purple', titled 'Risk It All', featuring H.E.R. The song is a powerful ballad that expresses the emotions of the characters in the film, which is based on the classic novel by Alice Walker. Usher and H.E.R. deliver a stunning performance that showcases their vocal range and chemistry.

Other highlights from the album include 'A-Town Girl', a tribute to Usher's hometown of Atlanta, featuring rising rapper Latto, who recently changed her name from Mulatto. The song is a bouncy and upbeat anthem that celebrates the culture and lifestyle of the ATL.

Usher also teams up with Nigerian superstar Burna Boy on 'Coming Home', a song that samples the iconic Fela Kuti song 'Lady'. The song is a fusion of Afrobeat and R&B, and reflects Usher's global influence and appreciation for different genres of music.

Usher also collaborates with Korean pop sensation Jungkook on 'Standing Next to You (Usher Remix)', a remix of Jungkook's solo song from his group BTS. The song is a sweet and romantic duet that showcases the similarities and differences between the two singers, who are both known for their charisma and versatility. Usher also works with veteran producer and songwriter The-Dream on 'Cold Blooded', a song that explores the darker side of love and relationships.

The album is set to be released on February 9, 2024, two days before Usher's headline performance at the Super Bowl LVIII halftime show, which he described as "an honor of a lifetime". The singer has promised a show that will be "unlike anything else they've seen" from him before. The album is also Usher's first independent release, after leaving his longtime label RCA Records in 2020. Usher said that he wanted to have more creative control and freedom over his music, and that he was excited to share his new sound and vision with his fans.

'Coming Home' is expected to be one of the biggest albums of 2024, and a triumphant return for Usher, who has been one of the most influential and successful artists in the music industry for over two decades.

The album showcases Usher's growth and evolution as an artist, as well as his ability to collaborate with diverse and talented artists from different backgrounds and genres. Usher has proven once again that he is a musical force to be reckoned with, and that he is not afraid to take risks and try new things.

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