In a recently aired episode of VH1’s Behind The Music, singer Usher opens up about being a father to his two sons Usher V, 2 1/2, and Naviyd,1 1/2. Here are quotes from the episode, which aired on Monday July,19th.
On being a father:
“They make me want to get up and live, you know. I have a purpose that is greater than just, you know, amassing wealth and being recognized, you know. This is, this is real, real life now.”
On being awarded joint custody of his two sons:
“I’m paying a lot, but I got a lot out of the deal too, you know. Um my boys, I love them, you know, and I’ll never be unavailable for them. I’ll always be there. Not having my father be there is what makes me the father that I am to my sons.”
Usher on his father:
“I can remember still wondering, ‘Am I not good enough? Does he not want to know me? Does he know we have the same name? Why didn’t he want to call me or come see me? Does he think about me?’”