Black Thought shocked followers on the 2023 Roots Picnic as he added a verse to Usher‘s 2004 classic “Throwback” during the latter’s headlining efficiency.

Ursh closed out the annual three-day pageant on Sunday evening (June 4) – a last-minute substitute for Diddy after he dropped out because the headliner in late Might.

As he tore by means of his classics like “Burn,” “Yeah” and “U Don’t Have to Call” and introduced out particular visitors among the many likes of Jazmine Sullivan and Eve, Usher had one other trick up his sleeve for attendees as he was joined by Black Thought for a revamped model of the Confessions lower.

One Friday night session, a minor indiscretion/Almost had me like with Usher pulling out a true confession,” he raps on the brand new verse.

Take a look at the clip beneath together with video of Usher’s full set.

Followers have been hoping for a sequel to the Confessions album because it approaches its 20-year anniversary, however Usher had some dangerous information for them throughout a latest interview. topping by The Shade Room in Might, the Atlanta native revealed that there is not going to, actually, be a Confessions 2.

“That’s just a rumor, at this point,” he stated about the potential of a sequel to the groundbreaking album. “But, who knows? When we get there, we’ll see.”

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He continued: “We got time. There’s space and opportunity to think of new ideas. But the one that is 20 years old was a brilliant one. For every producer, writer, and creative that had anything to do with it, we celebrate 20 years of an album. I mean, most people don’t even have careers that last that long. So, to have an actual album that has stood the test of time? I appreciate my fans for continuing to love the music.”

Usher has been using the wave of Confessions‘ success for quite some time, taking his act to Las Vegas for a residency – where he’s had his justifiable share of movie star guests because it started in February 2022.

Again in March, the crooner took a time-out throughout his efficiency to offer Queen Latifah her flowers — actually. The New Jersey rap legend attended Usher’s live performance on March 18, which additionally occurred to be her 53rd birthday.

Latifah acquired a birthday reward in entrance of hundreds of followers as Usher made his means into the viewers and gave her a hug, as seen in a video posted on his Instagram Tales.

The Native Tongues member might be seen holding a bouquet of roses as her 1993 hit “U.N.I.T.Y.” performed all through the venue’s audio system. The viewers cheered the embrace, with Latifah thanking the gang for his or her heat reception.