When Swizz Beatz and Timbaland first faced off on a five-hour long Instagram Live in March 2020, no one could predict the cultural phenomenon that would come from it. Since then, Verzuz has grown into an event unto itself, attracting millions of viewers and boasting battles between some of the biggest stars in R&B and hip hop, past and present.
Below, we’ve curated the top 10 most-viewed GIFs from Verzuz battles past, from Ne-Yo vs. Johnta Austin to Keith Sweat vs. Bobby Brown — all of which can be found on the official Verzuz TV GIPHY channel.
10. Eve vs. Trina — 21M+ views
9. Ashanti vs. Keyshia Cole — 25.1M+ views
8. Brandy vs. Monica — 25.9M+ views
7. Patti LaBelle vs. Gladys Knight — 32.3M+ views
6. D’Angelo vs. Friends — 32.5M+ views
5. Ashanti vs. Keyshia Cole — 34.3M+ views
4. D’Angelo vs. Friends — 34.9M+ views
3. SWV vs. Xscape — 45.5M+ views
2. DMX vs. Snoop Dogg — 111.7M+ views
- Brandy vs. Monica — 136.5M+ views