Collection creators Swizz Beatz and Timbaland introduced the massive information on Saturday, following rising calls for the singers to face off within the digital battle. The occasion will go down Aug. 31 stay from Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta.
Again in Might, Monica addressed the potential of making a Verzuz look with Brandy, simply so long as it was a “celebration” somewhat than a battle. She stated she was hesitant to take part as a result of she feared the general public would as soon as once more attempt to pit her and Brandy towards each other and reignite beef rumors.
“I perceive the concept of [Verzuz] and I believe it’s actually, actually entertaining and it’s an unimaginable thought,” Monica informed V-103. “Now what I do like is it’s type of turning right into a celebration. I can deal with a celebration. One factor that has occurred to me my entire profession is being put towards another person that I’m not even remotely just like. I believe the truth is, us being polar opposites makes it dope.”
Brandy and Monica have collaborated on plenty of tracks over the past 20-plus years, together with their largest hit, 1998’s “The Boy Is Mine.”
“The one battle or Verzuz they wish to see with me is me towards Brandy, and the truth is, individuals have put us towards one another for 20-something years,” Monica continued. “That will be the one factor that is sensible to me as a result of I’ve been making an attempt to inform individuals for about 25 years, you’ll be able to like each! You’re going to show this into 1998 over again and I’ve no real interest in that.”
Following the Verzuz announcement, Monica took to Twitter to name the occasion each “historic” and “an honor.” She then requested followers which songs they wish to hear throughout the celebration of her and Brandy’s respective catalogs.
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