Usher Is First Artist On Twitter's 'Behind The Memes' Series #Usher

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Usher Is First Artist On Twitter's 'Behind The Memes' Series #Usher

Usher is the first celebrity to be spotlighted on Twitter's Behind the Memes series after his Tiny Desk performance.

CLOSE Source: Denise Truscello / Getty Never let it be said that Usher Raymond doesnt have a sense of humor about himself. In fact, the You Got It Bad singer appears to be thrilled that hes the first celebrity to be spotlighted on Behind the Memes, which HuffPost described as a new content series that is a twist on the popular Behind the Tweets and highlights viral memes trending on the platform from the originators themselves. The series was launched Wednesday, Aug. 24 and if features Black Twitters brightest and wittiest memes that hit the memes-o-sphere after Ushers NPR Tiny Desk performance in June. I was blown away. I was shocked. I was in Los Angeles somewhere, Usher said describing through laughs how he felt when he first learned he was trending. , Yo, you know youre going viral? And Im like, Its good, right? And they were like, No, no its good. I saw more people doing what I had done and it just kept going and going, the U Remind Me singer continued. And Im like, Wow, this is amazing. This is something special. Usher was asked what prompted the now viral moment and he said he didnt plan it and it just happened. I dont know where the inspiration sometimes comes from. It could have been anything, Usher said. It could have been Prince, he added (Nah, son, it was definitely Prince). Somebody speculated that Prince had done something like this before. I dont know, but I do know that I felt like that was the right thing to do at that moment. Usher said he got a kick out of one post in particular that linked his Tiny Desk fingers to Jesus miracles (but, you know, in a funny way.) I think its pretty funny when they talk about what Jesus said when he turned water to wine, he said as Twitter displayed the , which reads: Jesus after he took the five loaves and two fish. Ahhh, good times. Read more


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