Album Review: Usher: “Raymond v. Raymond”

There are three sides to every story…

It’s hard to believe that Usher’s glory days have passed. Growing up, he idolized Michael Jackson. Now the new generation of Pop R&B stars look up to him, and mimic his moves and vocal stylings.

His shining moment was Confessions, released in 2004. His follow up album, Here I Stand, failed in comparison to that moment, and he’s been chasing it ever since.

Raymond vs. Raymond is not Confessions, but it’s Usher’s best effort since his career peak. He followed some cardinal rules to reclaim his throne…


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