Timbaland & Swizz Beatz ‘VERZUZ Rematch: This is how it happened
Swizz Beatz & Timbaland met tonight on VERZUZ for their first rematch. Missy Elliott wished Swizz and Timbaland the best of luck in a short video before the match. Their face-off included songs they worked on with Aaliyah, DMX, Missy Elliott, JAY-Z, Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, Nicki Minaj, J. Cole, Drake, Lil Wayne, and others. Find the playlist below.
The two producers and VERZUZ founders sold the company to Triller in March and shared parts of the capital of the new combined company with the artists who had appeared on the series by then. Swizz Beatz recently oversaw the completion and release of the first posthumous DMX album Exodus.
Read about VERZUZ in Pitchfork’s list “How the music persisted during the pandemic”.