Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Usher recalls living with Sean Combs in NYC at age 13

Kevin Mazur/WireImage

Singer Usher Raymond recalls his experience living with embattled music producer Sean “Puffy” Combs in New York City.

Usher appeared on The Howard Stern Show in 2016 where he opened up about his time as a 13-year-old boy living with Combs.

L. Busacca/WireImage

Usher, 45, told Stern there were “very curious things taking place” at Combs’ home and studio.

“I got a chance to see some things,” Usher told Stern, 70, adding: “I went there to see the lifestyle — and I saw it.”

He continued: “I don’t know if I could indulge and understand what I was even looking at. It was pretty wild.”

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images

When asked if he would ever send his children to “Puffy camp,” Usher said: “Hell, no.”

Usher recalled meeting Combs who first invited him to come to New York to record music. “I got a tutor, went to New York City, and he began to show me the ropes,” Usher told “Some of the most valuable lessons I could ever learn as an entrepreneur were picked up when I spent that time in New York with him, this unwavering desire to create and make certain that your creative ideas executed.”

Usher continued: “I saw him in the real time working it out, him building something from nothing, him understanding how culture and collaboration could build careers. Being able to see that, that’s what I got.”

He said Combs, 54, introduced him to “a totally different set of sh*t — sex, specifically.”

Sandra Rose/

“Sex is so hot in the industry, man,” he explained. “There was always girls around. You’d open a door and see somebody doing it, or several people in a room having an orgy. You never knew what was going to happen.”

On Monday, Homeland Security agents raided Combs’ homes in Miami and Holmby Hills.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

The raids were connected to s*x trafficking allegations in 2 lawsuits, a Homeland Security spokesperson told People.

Combs’ lawyer released a statement condemning the raids on Tuesday evening.

The Hollywood JR / BACKGRID

“There was a gross overuse of military-level force as search warrants were executed at Mr. Combs’ residences,” said attorney Aaron Dyer in a statement to People. “There is no excuse for the excessive show of force and hostility exhibited by authorities or the way his children and employees were treated.”

Dyer called the raids on Combs’ properties a “witch hunt”.




You May Also Like


MEGA/WENN Serena Williams is apparently still in the grip of postpartum depression months after giving birth to her 2nd child. “I miss me,” she...


Screengrab A woman with a full beard says she’s turned off by feminine men sliding into her DMs on social media. Harnaam Kaur is...


screengrab/ABC News Former Bad Boy Records rapper G. Dep walked out of prison a free man on Thursday. According to All Hip Hop, the...


Illustration, Getty Images Elon Musk sparked outrage from celebrities who woke up to find their blue badges turned back on. Some celebrities fled Twitter...


Illustration, In a recent VladTV podcast, Reggie Wright Jr. and James “Mob James” McDonald discussed the recent raids on two homes linked to...


California DOJ Nicki Minaj’s husband Kenneth Petty posed for a new photo on the California S*x Offender’s Registry as his house arrest comes to...


Instagram, Getty Images It seems former Special Prosecutor Nathan Wade might have a cash flow problem. Wade’s estranged wife Joycelyn Wade is accusing him...


Instagram Sexyy Red debuted her new look in photos on Instagram after social media trolls called her “ugly” and “hideous.” In the photos, the...


Screengrab A manager for Randy Moss’s Crisppi’s chicken restaurant says sales are poor because the restaurant is Black-owned. The NFL Hall of Famer opened...


Copyright © 2022 I AM SISSY BROWN