The next Verzuz battle has been announced, Fabolous and Jadakiss are stepping into the virtual ring, and it’s all going down this Monday at 8PM ET. News of the battle between two of New York’s finest broke on Instagram as it usually does.
Fans have been pleading with Fabolous to do a Verzuz battle for several weeks now. In an interview in April, the Brooklyn rapper revealed he was open to the idea, but made it clear it was up to the fans, or Timbaland and Swizz Beatz, to decide on the match up. “In a fun way, I think it would be cool […] One thing with the battles, I think it needs to be an even playing field of the two people battling.”
No question, the playing field is even between these two opponents and former collaborators. The New York MCs have teamed up various times throughout the years, but most notably on their 2017 joint album, Friday on Elm Street. Separately, Fabolous and Jadakiss have spent the last two decades building up a catalog full of unmistakable Hip Hop classics. Jadakiss gave us tracks like "Why" with Anthony Hamilton, "We Gonna Make It" featuring Styles P, and "U Make Me Wanna" with Mariah Carey: while Fabolous has blessed fans with songs like "Into You" featuring Tamia/Ashanti, and "Say Aah" with Trey Songz.
We might not know where this one might go, but one things for sure, Fab and Jada are sure to put on a memorable show.