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DMX and Snoop Dogg ‘Verzuz’ Battle Set to Go Down Next Week

Snoop Dogg and DMX

*Snoop Dogg and DMX will face off in a Verzuz “battle of the dogs” on July 22. 

The upcoming installment of the virtual music series will feature the two hip hop stars playing their hits for a friendly competition, Urban Hollywood 411 reports. 

The ongoing series sees artists play a song from a list of 20 tracks from across their discography as fans, friends and fellow artists watch on.

The Verzuz battles were launched in March by Timbaland and Swizz Beatz, who decide a winner.

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Snoop Dogg took to Instagram to share the news, uploading a photo of himself and DMX, with the caption “Doggs4life.”

“I ain’t got no dogg in this fight ! Yes u do who u got,” he captioned an IG post announcing the battle.

DMX previously challenged Jay-Z to a Verzuz battle, saying “I rather go against my arch-nemesis.”

Adding, “You can’t go in the basement and play some records?!… That’s what I’m saying. That’s why it should be done. It’s a celebration. We’re celebrating music. He got some hits, too! He can play ‘Money, Cash, Hoes,’ then I can play ‘Money, Cash, Hoes.”

The Verzuz battles in the past have featured Lil Jon vs. T-Pain, Jill Scott vs. Erykah Badu, Alicia Keys v. John Legend, Beenie Man v. Bounty Killer, Ludacris v. Nelly, Babyface v. Teddy Riley, and Jagged Edge v. 112.

 “The battle of the dogs” airs live on Verzuz Instagram and Apple Music on July 22. 

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is a screenwriter and freelance reporter from Chicago -- currently living in Los Angeles and covering A-list entertainment for various outlets, including Emmys.com. She has worked for: Miramax, MTV & VH1, The Jim Henson Company, Hallmark Channel, Paramount Pictures, and for iconic indie film producer Roger Corman.

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