Snoop Dogg and DMX garnered over 2 million live viewers during the peak performance of Swizz Beats and Timbaland’s “VERZUZ” internet series that began in March. The two have hosted various legendary artists ranging from Erykah Badu to Alicia Keys and Jadakiss, allowing them to display their discographies, tell stories from their career and allow fans to decide who won the battle — while sitting at home.
Snoop pulled off a timeless performance, displaying his continued cultural dominance at 48 and carrying DMX along for the ride by invigorating the legendary NYC MC. Does Verzuz have any relevance to smaller artists as the quarantine further pressures the music industry? Bobby Manning discusses with music business experts Anthony Obas and Jamel Smith, before breaking down Logic’s Twitch deal and his final stellar release “No Pressure.”