Swizz Beatz Addresses Drake’s ‘Certified Lover Boy’ Diss, Reveals Kanye Wanted ‘Verzuz’ Battle Against Him

                              The ongoing beef between Drake and Kanye West could’ve played out on the Verzuz stage—that is, if Kanye got his way.   During a recent interview with Angie Martinez, Swizz Beatz revealed ’Ye was willing to go hit-for-hit against his most prominent foe but says he and Verzuz co- creator Timbaland weren’t pushing for such battle.   “Kanye was willing to do the Verzuz … He wanted to battle Drake,” Swizz told Martinez. “I left that up to them, and that’s what I told to Timb, as well. I was like, ‘Yo, they…

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SWIZZ BEATZ + TIMBALAND BOOK JA RULE FOR NEXT VERZUZ BATTLE AGAINST FAT JOE

NEW YORK, NY – Verzuz co-founders Swizz Beatz and Timbaland have announced the next matchup for their popular battle series. According to an Instagram post shared on Thursday (September 2), Terror Squad captain Fat Joe and Murder Inc. vet Ja Rule are scheduled to go head-to-head on September 14 in New York City.   Swizz explained in the caption, “The summer ain’t over!! FAT JOE VS JA RULE. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH. See it LIVE in person. tickets available Tuesday, 9/7. 6PM PT / 9PM ET.   “Watch in the @triller app, on your TV with the @fitetv…

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METHOD MAN, BUSTA RHYMES, SWIZZ BEATZ, GRISELDA & MORE HONOR DMX AT 2021 BET AWARDS

LOS ANGELES, CA – DMX passed away on April 9 at White Plains Hospital after suffering a catastrophic heart attack. Although the Ruff Ryders legend died way before his time, he left behind an impenetrable legacy that continued with release of Exodus last month. At the 2021 BET Awards on Sunday night (June 27), X’s longtime friend and producer Swizz Beatz, Method Man, Busta Rhymes, Griselda and more honored the late Hip Hop luminary with a special tribute performance. “You see a lot of tributes and you can almost predict [what’s going to happen],” Swizz Beatz…

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DMX AND HIS ESTATE : BATTLEGROUND

With DMX not leaving a will at the time of his tragic death, much about his estate is still left to be decided. According to sources, various members of the Simmons family have already legally applied to be the administrators of his estate. DMX’s fiancée Desiree Lindstrom recently applied to become an administrator and be declared his “common-law wife” through the legal system, but Judge Helen Blackwood shot her petition down. Lindstrom has a five-year-old named Exodus with X and if she was granted “common- law wife” status, she would have…

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JAY-Z I HAVE BIG LOVE FOR DMX … That’s Why I Boycotted Grammys

https://www.tmz.com/videos/2021-05-29-052921-jay-z-1131611/ Jay-Z had mad love for DMX, despite their fierce competition … and he felt this way for years. Jay was on the season premiere of “The Shop: Uninterrupted” with LeBron James and Maverick Carter, and talked about years past when he boycotted the Grammys after X was overlooked for a single nomination, despite having 2 #1 albums in 1999. Jay won his first Grammy but was a no-show as a way of standing with X. As Bad Bunny, WNBA star Nneka Ogwumike and SpringHill CMO Paul Rivera looked on,…

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