VERZUZ - BEENIE MAN/ BOUNTY KILLER CLASH
The latest Verzuz between reggae artists Beenie Man and Bounty Killer was the party everyone expected as the two artists battled in person in Jamaica. It was the first time two musicians competed physically as the previous Verzuz battles were all virtual.
Reggae artists Bounty Killer, and Beenie Man competed against each other on Instagram Live on Saturday, May 23, 2020.
Beenie Man and Bounty Killer came ready with coordinated outfits, each with their own DJs and a dancer.
"This is how we represent the culture ... At the end of the day, it's a musical sport," Bounty Killer said at the end of the two-hour livestream as he and Beenie Man sang Bob Marley's "One Love."
A dancer performed during the Verzuz batttle between Beenie Man and Bounty Killer on Instagram Live on Saturday, May 23, 2020.
More than 450,000 people tuned in Saturday including Barbadian singer Rihanna and Jamaican Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt, P Diddy, April and DJ Khaled. They all commented positively about the clash on Social Media.
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At one point, the police showed up, according to the artists. The country has a curfew beginning at 8 p.m., according to the US Embassy in Jamaica.
"No no, we will not stop now" Beenie Man said as the livestream continued for another hour.
.Beenie Man and Bounty Killer's battle was part of an ongoing series by producers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland as a way to entertain fans during quarantine.
Previous battles have featured rappers Nelly and Ludacris, singers Erykah Badu and Jill Scott as well as singer-producers Teddy Riley and Babyface. Sooo who won this clash? Verzuz, Beenie, Bounty and the audience. Everyone had a blast!
See full Clash below .........
Source - CNN / Youtube