LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 16: Musicians Usher and Jermaine Dupri attend the 22nd Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards Gala on May 16, 2005 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. Dupri was honored with the ASCAP Golden Note Award. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Not only did he write it, it was based on his personal situation! 

It’s always interesting to hear the story behind music. Now, whenever we hear Usher’s song, we’ll think of this story!