- Drake recently requested that he wants to see Usher and Justin Timberlake on the next episode of Verzuz
- Usher and Justin Timberlake can both sing, dance and both have dropped smash hits
- Some African Americans are against the idea, they claim Verzuz is for Blacks only
Some music fans from the US have taken to social media to shut down Usher and Justin Timberlake's Verzuz battle.
Usher and Justin Timberlake have both dropped classic albums in their careers and are both talented dancers but music lovers don't want Justin Timberlake to take part on Verzuz.
Timbaland, who founded Verzuz with Swizz Beatz, recently shared that Drake hit him up and requested an Usher and Justin Timberlake (JT) battle next. Drake said he wants to see the battle between the two R&B singers and dancers happen in the near future. A few fans had also hit the world renowned music producer requesting for the same battle.
According to Rap-Up, Timbaland said on ESPN2's Jalen & Jacoby:
"It’s so funny, Drake hit me up too about it, too."
Tweeps, especially African Americans, took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the proposed Usher and JT Verzuz battle. Check out some of their comments below:
"VERZUZ IS FOR AFRICANS ONLY."
"Nooo, we need Usher vs Neyo!!"
"Nobody cares about what Drake wants. Justin is not in the same league as Usher. Let’s be real."
"Would JT exist if he didn't steal everything from Black folks though?"
"Timberlake and Robin Thicke is a better match."
"Verzuz is for black people.... sorry Drake."
In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that Keyshia Cole and Ashanti trended on social media following their epic Verzuz battle on Thursday night, 21 January. The two singers belted out their new and old tunes during the battle.
Even though both the superstars arrived late for the show, their fans were impressed when the musicians finally performed. Keyshia sang her hits such as I Changed My Mind, I Should Have Cheated and Enough of No Love, among others. Ashanti performed her hot tracks including Happy, The Way I Love You and Don't Leave Me Alone.
Both the musicians also gave their fans a taste of their new music. They both sand new songs during the battle. The artists' impressed fans flooded social media during and after the show to share their thoughts on their battle. Twitter was divided over who won the hotly contested Verzuz battle.
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