- The highly-anticipated Verzuz battle between legends Snoop Dogg and DMX took place on Wednesday night
- Snoop and X faced off in the hip-hop heavyweight bout on Swizz Beatz and Timbaland's Verzuz platform
- Social media users have shared mixed reactions over who won ever since the battle took place
The epic Verzuz battle between rap legends Snoop Dogg and DMX had social media users divided on Wednesday night, 22 July. Snoop and X faced off as part of the heavyweight bout on hip-hop producers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland's Verzuz platform.
The battle began after a quick prayer and some chicken strips and Kool-Aid. The hip-hop stars brought their A game to the battle. They each played 20 of their best street classics which sent fans into a frenzy on the Verzuz IG Live.
Snoop played hits such as Who Am I (What's My Name), Lay Low, Beautiful and Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang while DMX brought out hits including Ruff Ryders'Anthem, Party Up (Up In Here), Slippin' and What's My Name.
Briefly.co.za reported about the battle when it was officially announced. Hip-hop fans who watched the virtual battle have weighed in on who won.
"Facts dope moment for music DMX won though lol."
"Snoop won easy!"
"Soooooo dope!!! Two legends!! Two winners!!"
"Man I had so much fun tonight. I love the love they showed each other! Epic night in hip-hop history."
In other music news, Briefly.co.za reported that US rapper Birdman has announced that he is ready to retire from rapping.
The Cash Money Records CEO revealed this during an interview with Lil Wayne on the Young Money Radio season finale on Friday, 17 July. Birdman, born Bryan Williams, said he plans to release one last farewell project before he exits the game.
The 51-year-old star expressed interest in the possibility of doing a sequel to him and Wayne's acclaimed 2006 collaborative effort titled Like Father, Like Son.
"I’m done rapping. Rapping ain't for me no more. I'm done with that. I like to make rappers. That’s what I do. I want [Like Father, Like Son 2] to be my farewell thing. I want to go out how I came in. Talking real rap."
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