Millennials had it bad for Usher over his Super Bowl LVIII halftime show.
And so did Gen Xers.
Because while the 1978-born R&B star is a member of Generation X, his music was a staple for millennials coming of age in the late 1990s and 2000s.
Both generations went on X, formerly Twitter, to claim the performance as their own. Others, meanwhile, said it was definitely one for the Xennials.
A sampling is below:
To go from an epic Vegas residency run to the Super Bowl…I’ve never met Usher but, like other millennials, I grew up with him. Really proud of the moment Usher is having! He earned it!— Candice Marie Benbow (@CandiceBenbow) February 12, 2024
Usher made millennials so proud tonight !! 🔥🔥🔥— Mrswanda 🇭🇹 (@MrsWandaT) February 12, 2024
Tonight the elder millennials / xennials reigned.— Lisa Lucas (@likaluca) February 12, 2024
Usher makes me realize I’m really teetering on the Gen X end of millennial bc Dr. Dre’s halftime show was still my favorite.— Yooty (@yooty) February 12, 2024
He's called Usher because he's helping usher us millennials to old age— Trey (@treydayway) February 12, 2024
Usher is 45, Gen X wins no matter what.— 𝕂𝕣𝕚𝕤𝕥𝕚𝕟𝕊𝕡𝕖𝕔𝕚𝕒𝕝𝕂 (@CallMeK1123) February 12, 2024
Millennials, if you want to watch that Usher performance again I got you. I'm seeding it on Kazaa.— Jesse McLaren (@McJesse) February 12, 2024
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