NEW YORK, N.Y. – Even though it’s the heat of the summer, get ready to lace up your
Timberland’s because it’s the battle for New York. Verzuz announced plans on
Wednesday (July 14) for their next battle to feature a pair of East Coast Hip Hop
The highly-anticipated matchup will feature an in-person audience at Madison Square
Garden’s Hulu Theater. Tickets are slated to go on sale for fans on July 15 at 12 p.m. ET
over on MSG’s website.
“NYC stand up this one is for the history books,” Verzuz wrote to Instagram. “The Lox vs
Dipset TUESDAY, AUGUST 3RD LIVE from @hulutheatermsg!! See it LIVE in person
tickets available 7/15 12PM EST at MSG.COM 6PM PT / 9PM ET.”
Fans have been calling for Dipset to be involved in a battle and Jim Jones actually called
his shot when he called into The Joe Budden Podcast in December about facing off with
fellow New York crew The LOX.
“Dipset and The LOX, a lot of camaraderie, a lot of good energy, a lot of energy to bounce
off each other,” he said. “Cam, Jadakiss and Styles P literally started the same year to get
into this game off of freestyles and things like that. We represent the uptown part of New
York City. We represent the culture for New York City.
“We’ve been pillars in this industry for the
past 20 some odd years along with the whole Ruff Ryders enterprise. I think would be
Dipset reunited to unleash their latest effort in 2018 with Diplomatic Ties while
Jadakiss, Styles P and Sheek Louch delivered their Living Off Xperience in 2020.