During the production of Usher's fourth studio album, Confessions, they thought of various female singers to pair him with on the song.
Usher and Kortney Kaycee Leveringston's rare demo version can be found floating on the Internet.
For over 3 years, Alicia Keys has been branded a homewrecker ever since she first started dating her now-husband Swizz Beatz.
After news broke that Swizzy was still very much married to his wife, at the time, Mashonda Tifrere, Alicia remained quiet for years about being the woman who allegedly broke up Swizz and Mashonda's relationship. Alicia finally defends herself for the first time when you read on....
On why she didn't speak on this matter until now, Ms.
In the June 2011 issue of ESSENCE magazine, cover girl Alicia Keys speaks out against those scandalous homewrecker accusations--years after they began.
YBF first broke the news of Alicia and Swizz's relationship back in 2007, with most people not believing it as Swizz was still very much married to Mashonda.
Regardless if I see you on TV with this n---a and you acting like you love him, I know I was the first person you kissed.' [Alicia's verse] is like that too.
'No matter what girl you end up with, or you all up on TV acting like you this and that and the third, you always gonna be my boo.' "They ain't never date, not that I know of, so don't start the rumors, but that's what the song is gonna make you think," JD added with a laugh. It's good TV talk, but that ain't what's really going on.