Hot on heels of "Looking 4 Myself" June 8 release, Usher debuted a music video for a new single off his latest studio installment. In the visuals, the R&B singer is featured singing and busting his moves on a stage. In between the performance footage, a girl is seen floating on water before the "U Got It Bad" hitmaker dances with another woman.
The Max Martin and Shellback-produced song was premiered on April 26. It debuted at No. 70 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 32 on the Billboard Pop chart due to strong radio play. As for the supporting clip, it was filmed under the direction of BBGun during one of Big Tyme's gigs in the off-Broadway show "Fuerza Bruta" last April.
The 33-year-old musician/actor recently shared that he hoped "Scream" would be the song of the summer. "It's intended to be that, but I don't think that was the only thing," he told MTV. "We thought about live performance, we thought about mixing and matching and also giving people an energy that only [producer Max Martin] would be able to create."
He additionally wanted the single to do more than getting people on the dance floor. "If I'm gonna move you, I want to move you. I hope that it could be something that could be life-changing," he gushed. "You may be going through something real crazy, who knows, and just need to get out and just enjoy yourself. So I always think about the club, I always think about that song that will be able to let you out of that slump, if you're in it."
Usher's "Scream" music video