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Gen Xers And Millennials Claim Same Thing About Usher's Super Bowl Show

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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!

β€” Candice Marie Benbow (@CandiceBenbow) February 12, 2024

Usher made millennials so proud tonight !! πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

β€” Mrswanda πŸ‡­πŸ‡Ή (@MrsWandaT) February 12, 2024

Tonight the elder millennials / xennials reigned.

β€” Lisa Lucas (@likaluca) February 12, 2024

What's with all these millenials claiming Usher? He IS a Gen X'er and his first big album came out in 1997, y'all were just babies while we were jammin in da club πŸ˜‚ #usher#SuperBowl

β€” JLBAllen (@MLostit) February 12, 2024

That #SuperBowl was SO good once Usher threw on roller skates. Let's learn some stuff from Gen X shall we?

β€” Jason Queener (@j_queener) February 12, 2024

This halftime show just proves that millennials had a TIME back in the day. Usher took us down memory lane πŸ₯Ή#SuperBowl

β€” Nikki Star TV✨🀩 (@MissNikkiStar) 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.

β€” Yooty (@yooty) February 12, 2024

He's called Usher because he's helping usher us millennials to old age

β€” Trey (@treydayway) February 12, 2024

Usher is 45, Gen X wins no matter what.

β€” π•‚π•£π•šπ•€π•₯π•šπ•Ÿπ•Šπ•‘π•–π•”π•šπ•’π•π•‚ (@CallMeK1123) February 12, 2024

Millennials, if you want to watch that Usher performance again I got you. I'm seeding it on Kazaa.

β€” Jesse McLaren (@McJesse) February 12, 2024

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