It’s official! The battle for the title of R&B king is back on the line, with two of the genre’s most iconic names going head-to-head for the crown in a Verzuz battle presented by ESSENCE Festival.
On Thursday, July 1, Bobby Brown and Keith Sweat will step onto the ESSENCE Festival X Verzuz stage to go hit-for-hit in what’s sure to be an epic showdown filled with a host of the R&B classics. Fans can tune into the event tomorrow night at 8 PM (EST) via ESSENCE.com, the Triller app, and the Verzuz TV Instagram page.
“SURPRISE CELEBRATION!! See y’all THURSDAY!!” the Verzuz Instagram account announced. “@KeithSweat vs @KingBobbyBrown. We’re honored to partner with ESSENCE to bring you this special #VERZUZ.”
This week’s face-off comes on the heels of last weekend’s battle between Bow Wow and Soulja Boy, which was one of the most entertaining Verzuz battles we’ve seen yet. Of course, the pace of this R&B face-off will be a little different, but the anticipation is still just as high.
As of now, there aren’t many details available about the specifics of the event, like whether Bobby Brown or Keith Sweat might bring up former members of their musical groups New Edition and LSG. But, with such a legendary battle going down between two iconic figures taking place at ESSENCE Fest, it’s sure to be a night to remember with some big surprises in store.
See y’all there!