Today, Verzuz announced on their social media the details for the next battle that will feature hip-hop icons Snoop Dogg and DMX pitted against each other. The battle is scheduled for July 15 and can be watched on Apple Music or Instagram.
In an attempt to hype up the battle Snoop Dogg posted the match graphic on his Instagram with the caption “I ain’t got no dogg in this fight ! Yes u do who u got.”
Earlier, speculation suggested that the Snoop Dogg and DMX were actually not supposed to appear against each other. The ‘Party Up’ rapper had called out and challenged rap icon Jay-Z and rumours also told fans that Eminem wanted to face off against DMX in a battle. However, neither of these plans ever took place.
The Verzuz concept was created by rappers Timbaland and Swizz Beatz. The two now curate and run the entire series, the battle plays out as an Instagram Live event two singers as the contestants. The two then face off in two 10-song rounds on the stream which is around 3 hours. Whilst all this is taking place, a real-time audience that has ranged from 250,000 to 710,000 cheer on the performers in a game like atmosphere through the comments section and actual crowd noise.
The battle between Snoop Dogg and DMX is curated in such a way that the performers can actually hear the live crowd reactions from those watching! We’re pumped to see who wins this epic battle! Stay locked on to indigomusic.com for all the latest on this battle and more.
By : Aatira Kakroo