Brandy & Monica's “Verzuz”: Over 1 Million Viewers, New Songs, & Much More
Written by B87FM on August 31, 2020
There’s a lot to unpack with Brandy and Monica’s Verzuz. The 2 girls not solely shared the stage and performed a few of their favourite, traditional hits, however in addition they informed tales about what went on behind the scenes throughout their careers. Unsurprisingly, Monica spent a second to provide C-Homicide a shout out as she spoke about jail reform and vying for his freedom. Earlier than they even started, vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris opened the Verzuz by sharing her enthusiasm and urged the general public to vote within the 2020 election.
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Over 1 million viewers have been tuned in at any given time, so we are able to solely think about what the ultimate Verzuz numbers appear to be. Monica and Brandy filmed at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta and each singers introduced of their household and mates who saved their distance off-camera. There have been loads of notable celebrities tuned in and commenting together with Halle Berry, Michelle Obama, Snoop Dogg, Omarion, Keyshia Cole, Lil Mo, Eric Bellinger, Jermaine Dupri, Stevie J, La La Anthony, Lena Waithe, Sevyn, Erykah Badu, DaniLeigh, Killer Mike, Joyner Lucas, Jacob Latimore, Kehlani, Lenny Kravitz, and lots of extra.
Every of the singers performed new music, together with Monica who premiered her new track “Trenches” that includes Lil Child. In fact, followers waited impatiently for the coup de grâce—”The Boy is Mine”—and it was simply as epic as everybody had hoped. Brandy, who had been sliding in subliminals about collaborating with Monica (and being politely shot down by her fellow singer) ended the Verzuz with the ultimate phrase. Whereas hugging Monica she stated, “Please be looking out for the tour,” earlier than the feed lower out. Earlier within the Verzuz, Brandy stated that she and Monica have been a “group” to which Monica rapidly acknowledged, “We’re not a bunch!”
Watch the three-hour Verzuz in full under.