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Usher Talks Empowering Youth, Plus: Why He’s Proud of Justin Bieber

On Monday, only “Extra’s” Mark Wright was with Usher at the Cricket Wireless Lounge for a livestream performance and fan Q&A.

Usher pointed out, “I try my hardest to empower youth. That’s what I think Cricket Wireless is doing… really giving young entertainers, African-American entertainers specifically, a voice and an opportunity to connect with their fans. I’m all about the empowerment of our future leaders.”

The 41-year-old is known for championing his protégé Justin Bieber, and opened up about why he’s proud of the singer.

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