Usher Gave Dr. Dre An Epic Tribute In Recent Vegas Show
The touching moment between Usher and Dr. Dre was caught on camera and posted to social media.
At his My Way Las Vegas residency on Oct. 20, Usher devoted the spotlight to a hip-hop legend in the audience—the one and only Dr. Dre. The touching moment between the two pop culture titans was caught on camera and posted to social media.
Usher gave a shout out to the influential music powerhouse: “He is an amazing contributor to this music industry for all the artists he has broken, as well as the amazing artist that he is, ladies and gentlemen, please put your hands together for the one, the only Dr. Dre.”
Dr. Dre, 58, stood up from his seat to wave to the audience and salute the R&B crooner before heading to the stage to hug Usher, where the King of Las Vegas shared a few quick words of appreciation.
“Yo, Dre! I’m giving you your flowers tonight, my man,” Usher said, before beginning to play a medley of some of Dr. Dre’s biggest hits for the crowd. Most notably, the tribute included haymakers like “Forgot about Dre,” “Still D.R.E”, “Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang,” and “Ain’t No Fun (If The Homies Can’t Have None).”
Usher had the whole crowd at the Park MGA going as he danced along to the medley and grooved alongside Dre to his own hits. The “OMG” singer immortalized the moment by sharing a video of it onto his Instagram. He captioned the post, “THE West Coast Legend @drdre was in the house so U know I had to give him his flowers !! 🙌🏾,”
Other big names were present that night and received a shout out from the performer, whose show has become a hot ticket. Usher showed some love for Los Angeles rapper Doja Cat and Fantastic Four’s Jessica Alba. According to People, Usher serenaded the women with his song, “There Goes My Baby.”