Usher Releases “I Cry”: The R&B Legend’s New Single Show’s There is Strength in Vulnerability


“Like many men, I was raised to believe that we have to be tough and not show our vulnerability,” says Usher, in a post on social media about his latest single I CRY. Being shut in during the pandemic and witnessing the murders of Black men and women, which is currently leading to intense civil unrest, inspired the Confessions singer to return to the song and finis