Stand up Dancehall Nation, the ultimate quarantine battle is here, Jamaicans Beenie Man and Bounty Killer will be going head to head.
American producers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland have announced that the next iteration of their Verzuz series.
This upcoming battle will feature a battle popular dancehall heavyweights who are known for making hit after hit. Beenie is referred to as the King of Dancehall while Bounty is one of the most revered artists out of Jamaica.
The two artists will face off on Instagram Live Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, May 23rd 2020.
The face-off will feature two men with incredible catalogues. Beenie Man has songs like “Girls Dem Suga,” “Who Am I” and “King Of The Dancehall” and won the Grammy for Best Reggae Album in 2000 for Art and Life.
Likewise, Bounty Killer has some bops of his own, such as “Benz and Bimma” and “Look.” In 2002, he was nominated for Best Reggae Album for Ghetto Dictionary: The Mystery.
The dancehall showdown is just the latest battle presented by Verzuz. Previously, the series has showcased head-to-heads including RZA versus DJ Premier, Erykah Badu versus Jill Scott, Babyface versus Teddy Riley, Ne-Yo versus Johntá Austin, and most recently, Nelly versus Ludacris.
Who will you be rooting for? Beenie Man or Bounty Killer?