Usher's 'Chains' Music Video Might Be His Most Powerful Work Yet

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There is no doubt that on it's own "Chains," by Usher featuring Nas and Bibi Bourelly, is a powerful track that addresses the police brutality cases most of which have ignited the discussion of race in America.

However, the new music video for "Chains" further puts the track into perspective.

Interestingly enough, Usher chose Black History Month to unveil the music video which addresses racial divide in America and some of the most recent events that reignited the conversations about racial divides in America. The video was shot in black and white and features situations in which racially charged shootings have occurred.

Usher takes on the role of a victim who was shot by the police without reason and put in the back of a police car.

Meanwhile, Usher also visits a church which is likely a tribute to the victims in the Charleston, South Carolina shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

The images and the overall message of the song is among some of the most controversial and powerful work that Usher has done. You can watch the video in full below.

Check out Usher's "Chains" music video below.