Usher Granted Full Custody of Sons

Usher Granted Full Custody of Sons

The R&B singer's bitter battle with ex-wife Tameka Raymond has come to a close.

Published August 24, 2012

After a long, drawn out court battle with his ex-wife, Tameka Raymond, Usher was awarded full primary custody of their two sons, according to

The R&B crooner and Tameka have been embroiled in a lengthy courtroom battle over their boys, Usher V and Naviyd, that has often gotten ugly. After Usher filed for divorce in 2009, following two years of marriage, the legal wrangling between the two included allegations of drugs, cheating, excessive partying and child neglect.

Losing custody of her sons is yet another devastating loss to Usher’s former wife. Tameka’s 11-year-old son from a prior relationship, Kile Glover, died in a tragic jet skiing accident this summer. But despite the passing of her son, Raymond soldiered on to fight for custody of her children with Usher.

Official documents in the court ruling have yet to be released, but check into for more updates on this breaking story. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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Written by Ronke Idowu Reeves


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