R&B star Usher still driving around the streets at 7 o’clock on the dot. The 43-year-old Texas native has fans swooning on Twitter after he recreated the cover of his 1997 hit single “Nice & Slow” and shared it on Thursday (September 22) to celebrate his album My way25th anniversary.
In the side-by-side photos, a shirtless usher rocks a diamond chain with his initial, blue jeans and his left hand placed at his temple.
“Who can tell me what I was doing at 7 o’clock on the dot 25 years ago?” Usher captioned the photos. “Make this classic … #UsherMyWay.”
Among the feedback he received from followers? “Aging like fine wine” and “You just get better with time,” two swooned.
It’s not the first time the singer recreates covers. He shared his remake of the “You Make Me Wanna” cover in September. 20, also in honor of My way‘s anniversary.
In that remake, he has the same neon green outfit he wore in the 90s. The tweet has so far garnered nearly 21,000 likes from his followers.
LaFace Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment (SME), announced Sept. 12 that My wayThe 25th anniversary would be celebrated with a deluxe edition of the album. The new version, released Sept. 16, features reimagined versions of three songs — “Nice & Slow,” “My Way” and “You Make Me Wanna” — a mini-doc and more.
“You Make Me Wanna” continued to chart for 47 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1997, peaking at No.2. My Way peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard 200, spending a total of 79 weeks on the chart.
Check out Usher’s remake of the “Nice & Slow” artwork below:
This story was written by Sierra Porter