Usher Finds New Self With Latest Album

The Root Recommends: The Grammy-winning R&B superstar releases some new tracks.


R&B-pop sensation Usher returned to the airwaves earlier this year with the decidedly catchy "Climax." After much anticipation, the singer's seventh studio album, Looking 4 Myself, releases tomorrow. A departure from his sixth album, Raymond vs. Raymond, this new release shows Usher cooling the heat for a tamer record with a subtle, sultry quality that complements the track list's pop-heavy rotation.

As he does with almost all his albums, the crooner pulled in a bevy of heavyweight producers and DJs to round up the record, including Mad Decent's Diplo, Rico Love, Max Martin and more.

Usher's Looking 4 Myself releases Tuesday, June 12.

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