For the last two years, some of the most painful episodes of Usher’s personal life have played out in the media – much of which he has been heavily criticized for by some. In his new video for the single “Numb,” the singer attempts to artistically address his recent struggles and implies that he has worked through his pain.
The video begins with footage of Usher when he walked off stage during a performance in Berlin in January of last year. “I felt like a failure, hopeless, paralyzed, numb,” he told Oprah during a recent interview for Oprah’s Next Chapter. After which, is a montage of clips showing the singer partying, performing, being a father, and sitting beside a woman in the hospital. All of which illustrate the past few years of his life. Throughout the video, Usher is seen dancing in a glass box, which he breaks free from in the end. Watch the video below!