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Swizz Beatz and Timbaland Set to Release a “Verzuz” Documentary Produced By Lena Waithe

This combination photo shows Timbaland at the 58th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 15, 2016, left, and Swizz Beatz at the 61st annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The producers host a competition series “Verzuz.” The performances are streamed by artists usually from their homes on Instagram Live, which has become one of the go-to outlets for musicians to reach their fans as many across the world are home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Timbaland and Swizz kicked off the series, followed by other notable matchups like The-Dream and Sean Garrett, Ne-Yo and Johntá Austin, Scott Storch and Mannie Fresh, as well as T-Pain and Lil Jon which drew more than 280,000 live viewers. (Photos by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland Set To Release a “Verzuz” Documentary Produced by Lena Waithe Swizz Beats and Timbaland are teaming up with Lena Waithe to create a Verzuz-inspired documentary. It will be called Gifted & Black. The documentary will detail the rise of Verzuz and explore, the traditions of Black music to connect, going from the plantation to the Pulitzer Prize. Gifted & Back will feature interviews and archived footage of how Verzuz used Black music to uplift and unite during a time of uncertainty. It will be released on Amazon Prime. No release date has been announced yet. What was your favorite Verzuz battle?



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