Usher goes MISSING in Las Vegas in hilarious Hangover parody with Ludacris, Taraji P. Henson and Lil Jon to tease his anticipated Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show

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Written By Maya Cantina

Usher joined forces with other stars such as Ludacris, Taraji P. Henson and Lil Jon in The Hangover parody to tease his upcoming Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show in Las Vegas. 

The My Boo hitmaker, 45 – who recently announced his Past Present Future Tour – is set to take to the stage on Sunday, February 11 at Allegiant Stadium as the Kansas City Chiefs take on the San Francisco 49ers. 

To promote the anticipated performance, the R&B singer appeared in an Apple Music teaser which dropped on Thursday which humorously parodied The Hangover (2009) – which also was notably set in Sin City. 

The beginning of the seven-minute clip titled Where’s Usher? kicked off with Ludacris, Lil Jon and Taraji P. Henson sitting outside at Caesar’s Palace as the trio discussed how Usher has gone missing. 

The My Chick Bad rapper then announced that they needed to call Apple CEO, Tim Cook, in regards to the problem. 

Usher, 45, joined forces with other stars such as Ludacris, Taraji P. Henson and Lil Jon in The Hangover parody to tease his upcoming Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show in Las Vegas

To promote the anticipated performance, the R&B singer appeared in an Apple Music teaser which dropped on Thursday which humorously parodied The Hangover (2009) - which also notably took place in Sin City

To promote the anticipated performance, the R&B singer appeared in an Apple Music teaser which dropped on Thursday which humorously parodied The Hangover (2009) – which also notably took place in Sin City

As soon as Cook answered the video call, he excitedly yelled out, ‘Christopher!’ referencing to the performer’s real name. 

Tim could be seen sporting an Usher Super Bowl T-shirt and asked the group, ‘How was dinner last night?’ 

Ludacris began to explain, ‘Something happened last night, Tim,’ with The Color Purple actress cutting in to say, ‘Luda lost Usher!’ 

Cook silently adjusted his shirt, staring at the group on the other end of the video call in angry silence. The rapper apologized and admitted, ‘Usher’s gone.’ 

The Apple CEO was less than thrilled over the news and abruptly ended the call. He then sent a message that read: ‘You will find him!’

The clip jumped to the trio inside one of the lavish, Las Vegas hotels to begin their search for Usher before his Super Bowl performance. 

One of his hit tracks, U Got It Bad, began to play in the background as news headlines popped up onto the screen, as well as memes, over the revelation that Usher was missing. 

At one point, while looking through a buffet, Henson and Lil Jon crossed paths with DJ Pee Wee and the actress explained to him that ‘we lost him last night at the party.’ 

While talking about places to possibly look, the Blue Man Group suddenly appeared – ready to take Usher’s spot at the Super Bowl Halftime Show. 

The beginning of the seven-minute clip titled Where's Usher? kicked off with Ludacris, Lil Jon and Taraji P. Henson sitting outside at Caesar's Palace as the trio discussed how Usher has gone missing

The beginning of the seven-minute clip titled Where’s Usher? kicked off with Ludacris, Lil Jon and Taraji P. Henson sitting outside at Caesar’s Palace as the trio discussed how Usher has gone missing

As soon as Cook answered the video call, he excitedly yelled out, 'Christopher!' referencing to the performer's real name. Tim could be seen sporting an Usher Super Bowl T-shirt and asked the group, 'How was dinner last night?'

As soon as Cook answered the video call, he excitedly yelled out, ‘Christopher!’ referencing to the performer’s real name. Tim could be seen sporting an Usher Super Bowl T-shirt and asked the group, ‘How was dinner last night?’

The rapper apologized and admitted, 'Usher's gone.' The Apple CEO was less than thrilled over the news and abruptly ended the call

The rapper apologized and admitted, ‘Usher’s gone.’ The Apple CEO was less than thrilled over the news and abruptly ended the call

He then sent a message to Ludacris and his friends that read: 'You will find him!'

He then sent a message to Ludacris and his friends that read: ‘You will find him!’

The clip then jumped to the trio inside one of the lavish, Las Vegas hotels to begin their search for Usher before his Super Bowl performance

The clip then jumped to the trio inside one of the lavish, Las Vegas hotels to begin their search for Usher before his Super Bowl performance

One of his hit tracks, U Got It Bad, began to play in the background as news headlines popped up onto the screen, as well as memes, over the revelation that Usher was missing

One of his hit tracks, U Got It Bad, began to play in the background as news headlines popped up onto the screen, as well as memes, over the revelation that Usher was missing

At one point, while looking through a buffet, Henson and Lil Jon cross paths with DJ Pee Wee and the actress explained to him that 'we lost him last night at the party'

At one point, while looking through a buffet, Henson and Lil Jon cross paths with DJ Pee Wee and the actress explained to him that ‘we lost him last night at the party’

While talking about places to possibly look, the Blue Man Group suddenly appeared - ready to take Usher's spot at the Super Bowl Halftime Show

While talking about places to possibly look, the Blue Man Group suddenly appeared – ready to take Usher’s spot at the Super Bowl Halftime Show

As the lights dimmed inside the buffet, the musical group held glasses of water in their hands and began hitting them with spoons to the tune of Usher’s song titled, Yeah! 

However, Taraji as well as Lil Jon and DJ Pee Wee agreed that they need to find Usher. Pee Wee then revealed that he ‘knows a guy’ that could help locate the missing music artist. 

The camera then cut to a shot of a business card that was placed on the table with the name ‘Leslie Snipes’ printed in red lettering. 

The video transitioned to an exterior shot of a building outside of the Vegas strip that was surrounded by the desert. Inside, actor Wesley Snipes sat at a desk and turned towards the camera. 

Taraji and Lil Jon stepped into the office and the actress called out in surprise, ‘Wesley Snipes?’ 

However, he denied that he was Wesley and explained that he was simply the actor’s cousin and a bounty hunter. 

Snipes told the pair to look in their pockets to begin the search, and the rapper pulled out a napkin that Usher’s bucket list was written on: ‘Make it magic, Make it spin, Make it rain.’ 

The group came to the conclusion that they could possibly find Usher at a magic show in Las Vegas. 

However, Taraji as well as Lil Jon and the DJ agree that they need to find Usher. Pee Wee then revealed that he 'knows a guy' that could help locate the missing music artist

However, Taraji as well as Lil Jon and the DJ agree that they need to find Usher. Pee Wee then revealed that he ‘knows a guy’ that could help locate the missing music artist

he clip then cut to Ludacris also still searching for his close pal while standing on the rooftop of a hotel while holding binoculars. He then dramatically called out Usher's name which echoed through the city

he clip then cut to Ludacris also still searching for his close pal while standing on the rooftop of a hotel while holding binoculars. He then dramatically called out Usher’s name which echoed through the city

The video transitioned to an exterior shot of a building outside of the Vegas strip that was surrounded by the desert. Inside, actor Wesley Snipes sat at a desk and turned towards the camera

The video transitioned to an exterior shot of a building outside of the Vegas strip that was surrounded by the desert. Inside, actor Wesley Snipes sat at a desk and turned towards the camera

Taraji, Lil Jon and Wesley Snipes were soon spotted backstage to confront magician, Criss Angel

Taraji, Lil Jon and Wesley Snipes were soon spotted backstage to confront magician, Criss Angel

He gushed about the milestones that Usher has been making but then warned, 'Let's just say that there are some very powerful people that wished he would disappear'

He gushed about the milestones that Usher has been making but then warned, ‘Let’s just say that there are some very powerful people that wished he would disappear’

Lil Jon then asked, 'Wait, did you disappear him?' which the illusionist denied. Angel himself then vanished into thin air

Lil Jon then asked, ‘Wait, did you disappear him?’ which the illusionist denied. Angel himself then vanished into thin air

Ludacris suddenly reappeared to meet up with the rest of his friends and the Blue Man Group also stepped inside to show off their skills once again. 'How do they keep finding us?' Taraji asked in an exasperated tone

Ludacris suddenly reappeared to meet up with the rest of his friends and the Blue Man Group also stepped inside to show off their skills once again. ‘How do they keep finding us?’ Taraji asked in an exasperated tone

The clip then cut to Ludacris also still searching for his close pal while standing on the rooftop of a hotel while holding binoculars. He then dramatically called out Usher’s name which echoed through the city. 

Taraji, Lil Jon and Wesley Snipes were soon spotted backstage to confront magician, Criss Angel. 

He gushed about the milestones that Usher has been making but then warned, ‘Let’s just say that there are some very powerful people that wished he would disappear.’ 

Lil Jon then asked, ‘Wait, did you disappear him?’ which the illusionist denied. Angel himself then vanished into thin air. 

Ludacris suddenly reappeared to meet up with the rest of his friends and the Blue Man Group also stepped inside to show off their skills once again. ‘How do they keep finding us?’ Taraji asked in an exasperated tone. 

An older woman named Blanche then came to a halting stop outside of the building in a car, telling them to get in. 

While sitting in the backseat, Usher’s friends watched a small television that was playing a news broadcast about the ‘iconic entertainer and King of roller skating’ who was still missing. 

Henson suddenly came to the conclusion that Usher was simply at a roller rink and the group drove to the nearest one. 

An older woman named Blanche then came to a halting stop outside of the building in a car, telling them to get in

An older woman named Blanche then came to a halting stop outside of the building in a car, telling them to get in

While sitting in the backseat, Usher's friends watched a small television that was playing a news broadcast about the 'iconic entertainer and King of roller skating' still being missing

While sitting in the backseat, Usher’s friends watched a small television that was playing a news broadcast about the ‘iconic entertainer and King of roller skating’ still being missing

Inside, his pals crossed paths with J. Palvin who was wearing a chain necklace that Usher had given him. However, they soon discovered the singer was no longer at the roller rink

Inside, his pals crossed paths with J. Palvin who was wearing a chain necklace that Usher had given him. However, they soon discovered the singer was no longer at the roller rink

The actress looked at the last photo she took of User as he stood at a fountain at Caesar's Palace

The actress looked at the last photo she took of User as he stood at a fountain at Caesar’s Palace

They quickly drove to the fountain and found Usher standing underneath it as water fell down on him. He could be seen dancing and singing to his hit track, Burn

They quickly drove to the fountain and found Usher standing underneath it as water fell down on him. He could be seen dancing and singing to his hit track, Burn

While Lil Jon and Ludacris were eager to get Usher to drive him to the Super Bowl in time for the Halftime Show, Taraji silenced them as she also danced along to the song

While Lil Jon and Ludacris were eager to get Usher to drive him to the Super Bowl in time for the Halftime Show, Taraji silenced them as she also danced along to the song

They all started to dancing along with the actress emotionally stating, 'Daddy's home'

They all started to dancing along with the actress emotionally stating, ‘Daddy’s home’

The video concluded with User making it to Allegiant Stadium just in time for the once-in-a-lifetime festivities

The video concluded with User making it to Allegiant Stadium just in time for the once-in-a-lifetime festivities

Inside, his pals crossed paths with J. Palvin who was wearing a chain necklace that Usher had given him. However, they soon discovered the singer was no longer at the roller rink. 

Taraji, Lil Jon and Ludacris stepped outside and were sad that they seemed to have lost their friend forever. The actress looked at the last photo she took of User as he stood at a fountain at Caesar’s Palace. 

They quickly drove to the fountain and found Usher standing underneath it as water fell down on him. He could be seen dancing and singing to his hit track, Burn. 

While Lil Jon and Ludacris were eager to get Usher to drive him to the Super Bowl in time for the Halftime Show, Taraji silenced them as she also danced along to the song. 

They all started dancing along with the actress emotionally stating, ‘Daddy’s home.’ The video concluded with User making it to Allegiant Stadium just in time for the once-in-a-lifetime festivities. 

The latest, star-studded teaser comes shortly after Usher revealed ‘special guests’ would also be joining him during the Halftime Show later this week on Sunday. 

However, whether music artists such as Ludacris or Lil Jon will also be involved in the performance has yet to be confirmed. 

The latest, star-studded teaser comes shortly after Usher revealed 'special guests' would also be joining him during the Halftime Show later this week on Sunday; seen on Thursday in Las Vegas

The latest, star-studded teaser comes shortly after Usher revealed ‘special guests’ would also be joining him during the Halftime Show later this week on Sunday; seen on Thursday in Las Vegas 

The Climax singer told Billboard in an article published on Wednesday, 'It will definitely be an event. There are special guests. And I've considered new songs. But you know, it's 12 to 15 minutes'; seen in September 2023 in France

The Climax singer told Billboard in an article published on Wednesday, ‘It will definitely be an event. There are special guests. And I’ve considered new songs. But you know, it’s 12 to 15 minutes’; seen in September 2023 in France 

The Climax singer told Billboard in an article published on Wednesday, ‘It will definitely be an event. There are special guests. And I’ve considered new songs. But you know, it’s 12 to 15 minutes.’ 

‘So it’s really hard to determine what moment matters more than others, especially with a new song.’ 

He added, ‘But there’s the dance, the wardrobe, the lighting, how long you stay in a song, the fact that the audience may sing along…It’s a lot. So I’m trying my hardest not to overthink it.’ 

‘I’ve happened to be around a few people who’ve played the Super Bowl, and they did give me some pointers,’ Usher explained, revealing that fellow singer Katy Perry gave him ‘some notes.’ 

Usher is also slated to embark on the Past Present Future Tour later this year to support his new album titled, Coming Home - which will drop on Friday, February 9

Usher is also slated to embark on the Past Present Future Tour later this year to support his new album titled, Coming Home – which will drop on Friday, February 9

The star later explained, ‘I think every Super Bowl should have a live band and your mic has to be on, or should be, because people want to connect with you.’

‘They want to feel it’s live and in the moment. And every halftime performance should have dancing. Even if the artist isn’t doing that, you have to have some sort of choreography.’ 

Usher is also slated to embark on the Past Present Future Tour later this year to support his new album titled, Coming Home – which will drop on Friday, February 9. 

The concert dates will kick off in the summer in August in Washington D.C. and come to an end in October.  

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