A couple months after making his debut on Broadway, Usher is calling his run in Chicago quits a few days before it was meant to be completed.

The singer has been diagnosed with an "extreme" case of strep throat, his mom/manager, Jonnetta Patton, announced Thursday.

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The singer/dancer/producer has five Grammys to his name. He's also sold over 15 millions copies of the album, "Confessions." Nevertheless, Usher sees his Broadway debut in Chicago as a whole different beast; or relationship, as the case may be.

"Broadway is like a monogamous relationship," the R&B star, told People. "Doing anything else, like acting in Hollywood � which is great � it's like a one-night stand. You do it and then you keep moving."

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As an African-American, to be there for my child is so important when there are so many young African-American kids without their fathers. I just want him to grow up to be as wise as he can possibly be, kind and open hearted. [Fatherhood] changes everything about me.

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Women have started to become lovers of each other as a result of not having enough men.

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