Versus (2010) Versus , Usher's nine-track companion to this year's Raymond v Raymond , finds the soul star no less randy than when we left him. "Love… 2010-08-24 Usher R&B
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Versus (2010)

Usher, Versus | THERE GOES MY BABY Usher
THERE GOES MY BABY Usher
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Aug 24, 2010; Lead Performance: Usher; Genre: R&B

Versus, Usher's 
nine-track companion to this year's Raymond v Raymond, finds the soul star no less randy than when we left him. ''Love 'Em All'' describes an egalitarian sexual appetite, while ''Lingerie'' offers prime faux-Prince boudoir funk. The Max Martin-produced ''DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love'' shows ''OMG'' didn't satisfy Usher's dance-pop jones, but he's hardly gone soft: ''Hot Tottie,'' with Jay-Z, is nasty in all the right ways. A–

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Originally posted Aug 11, 2010 Published in issue #1116-1117 Aug 20, 2010 Order article reprints