Usher has a new collaborator: Kim Kardashian.
The Grammy-winning star appears in racy new photos for the reality TV star and entrepreneur’s Skims line and he says the partnership was developed to celebrate his new album. Go homerelease Friday.
“The idea was born with the photo which is my album [cover], where I have fishing in hand. We shot the reverse of that photo, which was the first photo released, and so, after that, since I’m supporting Kim, supporting Skims was the next step,” he said. The Hollywood Reporter. “It was really in conjunction with the album.”
A limited edition and digital downloadable version of Go homefeaturing an alternate cover and a bonus track titled “Naked,” will be available the first week of release via SKIMS.com.
Usher says he played Kardashian her new album and called her “a fairy god-A&R.”
“She listened to my album. Believe it or not, she’s like a fairy god-A&R, just to at least give you an opinion. But we selected a very small group of people in Las Vegas. She listened to the album and she was like, “I want to do something to support what you’re doing.” And that’s one of the things we did through our friendship,” he explains.
In the newly released photos, the fit singer wears the Skims 5″ Stretch Boxer Briefs in Midnight and the Skims 5″ Cotton Boxer Briefs in Military, among other looks. Skims Mens will be available for purchase on Skims.com on February 12 in sizes XS to 5X with prices ranging from $16 to $44 for individual pieces and $42 to $98 for packs.
Go home is Usher’s 9th album and will be released two days before it…