I had a passion for bringing people together and was socially immersed in the creative scene.
I knew a lot of great photographers, musicians and artists so it only made sense for me to transition to music.”Now, it’s not 100% clear when they specifically started mixing and mingling, because Usher didn’t file for divorce from Tameka Raymond (née Foster) until June of that year, and the divorce wasn’t finalized until November, but she has been down for him (and even went to the Dominican Republic with him during that year) since ’09.
According to Usher, who shared this messy episode with everyone during his custody battle with Tameka, his ex-wife attacked Grace when he pulled up to Tameka’s home with his son, Usher, but with Grace in the car (DUMB idea).
Life has become a vacation.”Frustrated during her custody battle with Usher, Tameka Raymond lashed out at Grace Miguel more than once via Twitter, not only calling her a “b***h,” but blaming her for Usher’s pursuit of full custody of their sons, Usher Raymond V (“Cinco) and Naviyd.
According to the New York Daily News, when they fell for one another, and also when she started helping him with his career (this after his mother stopped being his manager), she was a marketing executive at Island Def Jam Records. Back in 2009, a source said that it wasn’t a really good look :“Some people see it as a conflict of interest.”“She’s still under contract with Def Jam, but Grace seems to be calling the shots behind the scenes on Usher’s album. It has been nothing but love since…“One thing that has come from having a great partner like Grace is being able to cherish the places that I’ve gone,” he says.“We see the monumental sites, go to the museums, eat in the best restaurants. In the past I’d do what I have to do and get on the bus to the next city.As she told Ushersnewlook.org:“My mother taught me, by example, very early in my life the importance of giving back.I’ve always wanted to do something that impacts lives.”And not just any ‘ol chef, but the executive chef on the set of “The Cosby Show.” When the show came to an end, she decided to try working in publicity.“When the show ended in 1992, I knew it was time for a complete change.
No one knows the answer to that except for those close to her.But there’s obviously something amazing about her that makes Usher want to make things official between them.