Usher Gets Up Close & Personal With Kimora Lee Simmons During Las Vegas Residency: Watch

The Baby Phat designer previously starred in the R&B icon’s “Nice & Slow” visual back in 1998.

BYHayley Hynes
Usher Gets Up Close & Personal With Kimora Lee Simmons During Las Vegas Residency: Watch

If there's one thing Usher's Las Vegas residency stint has confirmed to fans, he's just as much of a ladies' man as ever. Since embarking on his latest round of shows in Sin City, the Houston native has surprised his audience with plenty of beautiful celebrity guests, from Teyana Taylor to Yung Miami. He's been known to serenade a special select few attendees, and while Kim Kardashian previously got the star treatment, this weekend it was her friend who caught Usher's attention.

As TMZ reports, Baby Phat designer Kimora Lee Simmons joined the socialite and her sister, Khloé, at the "OMG" hitmaker's concert on Saturday (April 29). When Usher spotted them in the crowd, he didn't hesitate to make the 47-year-old the object of his affection, singing to her while other patrons gazed on in envy. The fashionista didn't hesitate to touch on the performer's abs as he stood over her, and the younger Kardashian looks to have gotten in on the action as well. While it may be too close for comfort for some, Simmons and Usher are no strangers.

Usher Serenades Kimora Lee Simmons

She and the father of four previously worked together on his "Nice & Slow" visual several decades ago, in which things also got steamy. While Kim's friends enjoyed the flirtatious action, she appears to have sat back and taken in the show, despite her very-much single status. This marks the SKIMS founder's second weekend in a row visiting Vegas to watch Usher perform, proving just how much of a die-hard fan she is. Kardashian initially planned to catch a show some time back but ultimately had to postpone. Thankfully, she still got to experience a first-hand serenade from the vocal legend himself.

While the ongoing performances are certainly taking up much of his schedule, the 47-year-old has made it clear that he has his sights set on even bigger things. Just last week, he said he's hoping to throw his hat in the ring to follow up Rihanna's legendary Super Bowl Halftime show. Confirmation has yet to come, but it would surely be one for the books. Watch Kimora Lee Simmons' appearance in Usher's 1998 music video below. Afterward, tell us if you've been enjoying his Las Vegas residency antics so far in the comments.

Revisit 1998's "Nice & Slow" Visual


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Hayley Hynes is the Weekend Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop, and has been since 2021. She began writing for the website that same year, primarily covering content in the Music, Pop Culture, and Streetwear niches after graduating from Vancouver’s Blanche Macdonald Centre with a Fashion Marketing Diploma. She previously reported on Travel, Entertainment, Beauty, and News at Narcity Canada for over three years. Hayley has also contributed articles and interviews within these realms to Folklr Magazine and the Calgary Journal while studying Journalism at Mount Royal University. In her spare time, she freelances for Bandbox Vinyl, having already interviewed hip-hop icons like Atmosphere and explored Syd’s discography. Hayley also uses her expansive pop culture knowledge and passion for astrology/self-enhancement to help others explore their curiosity in an ongoing Instagram video series. Among her favourite hip-hop artists are A$AP Rocky, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, and Mac Miller.