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Usher was going through puberty and having a difficult time adjusting his voice. Usher quickly adapted to the lavish lifestyle of Puff Daddy although in an interview with Rolling Stone, he expressed it as the "Hardest days" of his life.
LA Reid became skeptical of Usher and put his recording on hold thinking about dropping him from the label. "I had to knuckle up, figure shit out in New York" he said.
At the age of 12, his mother put him in local singing competitions, before catching the attention of a music A&R from La Face Records. Billboard Hot 100 number-one single, "Nice & Slow", among top-two singles "You Make Me Wanna..." and "My Way".
He released his self-titled debut album, Usher (1994) but rose to fame in the late 1990s with the release of his second album My Way (1997). 8701 (2001) produced the number-one singles "U Remind Me" and "U Got It Bad", as well as top-three single "U Don't Have to Call".
At this time Jonetta Patton, Usher's mother took control of his career and put him in more talent shows the summer of 1995 building Usher a larger fan base and ultimately putting more confidence in L. He also appeared on their version of "Let's Straighten It Out", a 1995 duet with fellow Atlanta teen recording artist Monica; Usher developed a friendship with American record producer, Jermaine Dupri, with whom he co-wrote and produced several tracks for his second album, My Way, released on September 16, 1997.Usher spent the majority of his young life in Chattanooga, Tennessee.His father left the family when Usher was a year old.As he lived at Puff's house in Scarsdale, New York, he noticed that "There was always girls around".The album received backlash because Usher was singing about sex which the public had a hard time believing coming out of a 14-year-old's mouth.