to the list of celebrities with a mom-ager!
'Usher has dissolved his management arrangement with Benny Medina and has re-engaged Jonnetta Patton as his manager,' his rep said in a statement Wednesday.
The New York Daily News
reported in July, that Usher was disappointed that his CD "Here I Stand" sold 433,000 copies in its first week, compared with his last CD, 2004's "Confessions," which had sales of 1.1. million its first seven days.
'People have been telling Usher to listen to his mother,' a source told the New York Daily News
. "Nobody knows how to sell him better than she does."
In 2007, word spread that he ended his 15-year working relationship
with Patton because she did not get along with his wife Tameka Foster
But the new dad, 29, told July's Vibe
, "I decided to not fire, not get rid of, but to give [my mother] the ultimate compliment - to retire her to be a full-time grandmother.
'My mother and I decided to change her situation, together,' he added. 'There was a conversation. I didn't write her a letter or pink slip her.'
Usher and Tameka welcomed their son, Usher Raymond V
, last November.
'My son completes me,' Usher gushed to Vibe
. "He changes my perspective on what life is, and what matters."