The Verzuz battle between neo-soul icons Erykah Badu and Jill Scott brought in the most views since the Instagram battle series was created by Swizz Beatz and Timbaland.
On Saturday May 9th, nearly 750,000 viewers tuned in, beating out Teddy Riley and babyface, who’s battle rough in nearly 500,000 viewers. Some of the famous viewers included Quincy Jones, Rihanna and our favorite former first lady, Michelle Obama.
Their Instagram mash up was also unique in the fact that it was held in partnership with Live Nation’s Femme It Forward series, an initiative that celebrates women in entertainment.
Didn’t catch the virtual show? No worries. Grab your favorite bottle of wine, light a few candles and hit play below.