Usher’s last studio LP Hard II Love came out in 2016 with lukewarm reviews and underperformed commercially. The Grammy Award-winning singer has steadily been in the studio since, working on new records with close collaborator Jermaine Dupri and Zaytoven. On Thursday (Oct. 11), Usher took to his social media platforms to announce he’s dropping a new project at the stroke of midnight on Friday (Oct. 12). Entitled A, the album is eight tracks entirely produced by Zaytoven. Before the full album arrives tonight, see the trailer/announcement below.

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“MIDNIGHT EST”

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