A 'Verzuz' Battle Between Ludacris and Nelly Is on Its Way to Instagram

2000s heavyweights step into the ring

May 11, 2020

It's going down. Fans are excited for Ludacris and Nelly to face off in a Verzuz battle of Southern hospitality this Saturday, May 16th.

Timbaland and Swizz Beatz confirmed the battle this past Saturday, following the global celebration between Neo-soul queens Jill Scott and Erykah Badu.

While discussing the beautiful display of sisterhood and black excellence Scott and Badu delivered to one billion viewers, the two legendary producers let us know who would be next to the take the Verzuz stage.

"Can we get that, Ludacris vs. Nelly, can we get that next Saturday, Timbaland?" Swizz asked on Instagram Live.

Timbaland guarantees, "Yes, we can get it. We got that," with virtual stadiums full to the brim.

"Ludacris vs. Nelly. Next Saturday. It’s not a game," Swizz declares. "Verzuz. By the artists, for the artists, with the people."

Ladies, get ready to grab ya jersey dresses, and fellas, turn your throwback backwards to enjoy Nelly's hits at home, including "Hot in Herre," "Grillz," "Air Force Ones" and "Ride Wit Me," the latter track from his number-one debut album, Country Grammar.

Luda also helped define the 2000s with "What’s Your Fantasy," "Blueberry Yum Yum," "Pimpin’ All Over The World," "Get Back," poetic messages like "Runaway Love" and more.

Look out for more details about Nelly and Ludacris' battle.

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