• Keke Palmer stars within the music video for Usher’s music “Boyfriend.”
  • The music video got here out August 16.
  • The “Boyfriend” video shades Keke’s ex Darius Jackson.

It’s the Keke Palmer and Usher collab everybody’s been ready for. Keke, 29, and Usher, 44, each star within the music video for his new music “Boyfriend” that was launched August 16. Within the video, Keke shades her presumed ex-boyfriend Darius Daulton Jackson, with a scene that options her answering her cellphone in mattress, and saying, “What time is it? Dammit, I missed the show. S*** I’m so tired. I’m a mother after all.” That’s a dig in the direction of Darius who publicly shamed Keke for the outfit she wore to Usher’s live performance in Las Vegas in July. “It’s the outfit tho..you a mom,” he tweeted on the time.

Keke and Usher teased their music video on Tuesday, August 15 and confirmed it will be launched the next day. The teaser video that they shared on Instagram options Keke with blue highlights in her hair, looking at herself in a mirror, whereas Usher sings, “Somebody said that your boyfriend’s looking for me.” Usher wrote, “when fantasies become reality”, in his caption when he shared the teaser video.

Keke and Usher becoming a member of forces on this new music video comes over a month after they made headlines for his or her rendezvous in Las Vegas. Keke attended Usher’s residency present on July 5 and he serenaded her on stage, whereas she was wearing a black bodysuit below a sheer gown. Darius, who’s the daddy of Keke’s child boy she welcomed in February, publicly shamed her for her outfit selection. “It’s the outfit tho..you a mom,” he tweeted. The remark confronted an instantaneous backlash, however Darius, 29, doubled down.

“We live in a generation where a man of the family doesn’t want the wife [and] mother to his kids to showcase booty cheeks to please others [and] he gets told how much of a hater he is,” he wrote in a second tweet. “This is my family [and] my representation,” he added in that second tweet, “I have standards [and] morals to what I believe. I rest my case.” Nevertheless, the general public response to Darius’ criticism was too sizzling to deal with, and he deleted the tweets.

Keke Palmer; Usher (Picture: Shutterstock)

Keke spoke concerning the discourse surrounding her physique when chatting with The Minimize. “I’ll be honest, I think before I even had the baby, I was really actually quite self-conscious,” she advised the publication. “After having my baby, I’ve gotten so much more powerful. We’re going to lean into this new body, and I think that is the whole aura of what’s happening with me in this big boss era as I come into my 30s, and I have my baby boy, and I’m just continuing to spread my wings as a young woman.”

“Do you, new moms. Do you,” Keke added. “Girl, if there’s one person on this earth that loves you for sure, it’s that baby. Be happy because there’s no love like it. Somebody loving you like that, hell, who cares?” Because the conflict, Keke and Darius unfollowed one another on Instagram and Twitter, however they haven’t confirmed that they broke up.

Usher additionally weighed in on the Keke-Darius drama on August 4. “I think everybody’s vision or a version of what they felt happened there just leads you back to just really having a good time in Las Vegas,” he advised Folks. “And that’s what I hope came out of it. Rather, it was a conversation of what was going on with us having fun in front of the audience or conversation about that song.” Usher added, “But it was a pop moment, and it was fun to have at least conversation going and we just keep it light.”