Usher covers billboar magazine

Someone who truly deserves the Billboard cover is definitely Usher. As someone whose career has spanned nearly 2 decades, with several Grammy awards and platinum albums and singles, it was time he sat down for his own cover story to talk about how he maintained his longevity in the music industry, how he had to grow up fast in order to be a father, his relationship with 44-year old girlfriend Grace Miguel, and getting tough as a mentor himself. When it comes to his ever-changing relationship with Justin Bieber as a young adult, Usher says,

“Our relationship is more man-to-man now. He’s making his own decisions and it’s important to show support. I can say I’m not happy with all the choices my friend has made, but I’m supportive of him. I try my hardest to give as much positive reinforcement as I can. I’ll punch him in the f—ing chest when I need to, and give him a hug and kiss when I need to. It’s more than just mentoring. I love the kid.”

Check out the whole interview over at Billboard.

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