Why Swizz Beatz and Timbaland are suing Triller for millions

Legendary music producers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland created a cultural phenomenon during the pinnacle of the pandemic in 2020 with the founding of Verzuz on Instagram. Verzuz provided a prosperous platform for mostly old-school rap and R&B artists to engage in fun battles (well, mostly) with an artist of similar stature and career accomplishment. It […]

Mario announces new song with Tory Lanez, then gets ripped on Twitter

Mario has been on top for the past few weeks after his Verzuz battle with Omarion, where he ran laps around the artist with his vocals and numerous hit singles. At the end of the night, Omarion was the one getting clowned, but Mario is headed for that same fate. On July 11, Mario had […]

J-Boog slams Omarion by saying ‘Chris Brown took his career’

Former B2K member J-Boog clapped back viciously at de facto lead singer Omarion for saying the other members of the group were nothing more than “backup dancers” who “always sought for his downfall.” This episode originally popped off at the Verzuz battle between Omarion, 37, and Mario, 35, this past week. During the live matchup, […]

Kandi Burruss says Xscape would defeat Destiny’s Child in Verzuz; fans laugh

Kandi Burruss is getting buried under an avalanche of fan jokes and memes after she claimed that her group Xscape would defeat Destiny’s Child in a Verzuz battle. Of course, Bravo producer Andy Cohen ambushed Burruss with the set-up question. Cohen, who is notoriously messy in manufacturing drama on the “Real Housewives” franchise, began a […]

2 gospel duos will face off in Verzuz battle on Easter; fans react

Smokey Robinson and BeBe Winans at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of the HBO Film The Apollo (Photo by Derrel Jazz Johnson for Steed Media Service)

Timbaland and Swizz Beatz have done it again. On March 23, the upcoming schedule for Verzuz was released, and there will be a gospel-filled battle on Easter Sunday. Gospel siblings Mary Mary and BeBe and CeCe Winans will go head-to-head on April 17. Verzuz Family! We have a few BIG shows lined up in the […]

Swizz Beatz responds to backlash for asking Verzuz fans to pay

Swizz Beatz has emerged from underneath the avalanche of outrage that emanated from the Verzuz Instagram post that notified fans they would have to pay for a subscription in order to view future battles. The post first appeared prior to the Valentine’s Day battle between Anthony Hamilton and Musiq Soulchild. Someone with access to the […]

Verzuz fans enraged that they have to pay to see shows on Instagram

Verzuz fans are steaming hot after learning on Valentine’s Day that they’d have to pay to watch the matchup between crooners Anthony Hamilton and Musiq Soulchild on Instagram. The pop-culture phenomenon that was birthed during the apex of the pandemic in 2020 by Swizz Beatz and Timbaland now requires a yearly subscription to view future […]

Nicki Minaj says there ‘might be’ a female who could face her in a Verzuz

One of the greatest rappers of her generation could be featured in season three of Verzuz. Nicki Minaj recently went on Houston radio station KBXX 97.9 The Box and confirmed that people at the platform have been in contact with her. “They were talking to me about it,” Minaj said. “If it’s going to be […]

Anthony Hamilton and Musiq Soulchild to square off in Verzuz

What better Valentine’s gift than to take your significant other to a concert featuring Anthony Hamilton and Music Soulchild? The two R&B titans will send plenty of love and sensual vibes to the ladies in the audience when they appear for the next Verzuz battle on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2022. #VERZUZ SEASON 3! @HamiltonAnthony vs […]

Dr. Dre hints at Eminem Verzuz battle; Swizz Beatz names possible opponent

Dr. Dre sparked a furious debate on social media when the music mogul posted a cryptic note suggesting that Eminem may want to enter the Verzuz battle. On Sunday night, Jan. 23, 2022, Dr. Dre, 56, posted this message for his six million Instagram followers showing Slim Shady, 49, rapid rhyming and freestyling with the […]

Kodak Black will do a Verzuz battle with Jay-Z under 1 condition

Jay-Z has been a popular man for the past two weeks. After going into a Twitter chat with Alicia Keys, the rapper made a bold statement about a Verzuz battle that left many people debating. “It’s not a chance in h— that anyone can stand on that stage with me,” Jay-Z said in the chat. […]

Top 10 Verzuz moments of 2021

The year 2021 was filled with plenty of memorable moments for the culture, even in year two of a pandemic. Many of those moments came from Verzuz, the Swizz Beatz-Timbaland created the platform for cultural giants to show off their catalogs as they compete with one another. Here are some of the top 10 Verzuz […]

Jay-Z challenge: Rappers who believe they can defeat Hov in a Verzuz battle

Jay-Z definitely had his fellow rappers in their feelings when he proclaimed publicly that he would easily trounce every emcee in a Verzuz battle. For that reason, Jay believes it would be a waste of his time to, well, waste someone on the culture-shifting Instagram series. There are some fellow spitters, however, whose chests got […]

Jay-Z says he’ll never do Verzuz as no one is qualified to face him (video)

Jay-Z basically said it would be laughable and ridiculous to think that another rapper could ever hang with him for two hours on a stage. Therefore the newly-installed Hall of Famer won’t even consider doing a Verzuz battle because he believes it will turn into an onslaught — and quickly. Hov made the audacious declaration […]

L.A. Reid sets internet ablaze when he suggests Beyoncé-Mariah Carey Verzuz

Two of the greatest to ever do it might be going head-to-head. Music mogul L.A. Reid had social media in flames after suggesting no one could beat Mariah Carey in a Verzuz — not even Beyoncé. Reid recently appeared “The Real” and discussed the hypothetical matchup. “Bring that on,” Reid said, as he turned to […]

Swizz Beatz reveals issues with past few Verzuz competitors

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Swizz Beatz voiced his frustration on Instagram about a few issues going on with Verzuz behind the scenes and let people know he’s irritated by the last few shows. A few issues that particularly irked him were that the shows were starting late and the prices that some of the artists wanted to be paid […]

Bizzy Bone ejected from Verzuz, returns after fighting Three 6 Mafia on stage

The latest chapter of Verzuz included every ingredient a hip-hop fan could want. There were bars, bass, strippers, legendary guests, a fight, a Katy Perry single and a peace treaty. After one of the early rounds in the Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and Three 6 Mafia matchup on Dec. 2, 2021, Bizzy Bone told Three 6 Mafia […]

Hallmark Mahogany sponsors an iconic ‘A Night for the Queens’ Verzuz event

Legendary vocal powerhouses Stephanie Mills and Chaka Khan faced off in ‘A Night for the Queens’ Verzuz event on Thursday, November 18, 2021. The event was held at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, CA and was powered by Hallmark Mahogany, which is on the journey from being a greetings card brand to […]

Jermaine Dupri gives update on Verzuz with Diddy, future business ventures

Jermaine Dupri recently spoke with rolling out on So So Def Night at the Atlanta Hawks game on Nov. 14, 2021, to talk about his potential Verzuz with Diddy and his future business ventures. One of his business moves includes collaborating with Hawks point guard Trae Young and Adidas on a So So Def colorway […]

Big Boi, Big Sean, Lil Jon and Lil Tecca to battle it out in next Verzuz

Verzuz continues to climb new heights and is now entering into the gaming arena. Swizz Beatz and Timbaland revealed on Nov. 1, 2021, that the platform will now include a gaming tournament where artists will battle each other. The first head-to-head combat takes place during a livestream on Nov. 3 from 6 p.m. to 9 […]

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