It was recently rumored Usher was going to dump Benny Medina and rehire his mother Jonnetta Patton, and now E! News hears the 29-year-old R&B star has executed the move. Usher made the move due to disappointing sales of his latest album ‘Here I Stand’. “He’s leaving Benny. The record is pretty stiff, and nowhere nearly as successful as Confessions,” an insider explained. Read more.