This period of COVID-19 is presenting us with so many entertaining live streaming concerts, parties, contests, and celebrity Q&As in the history of social media. While so many artists have been hosting live IG sets during social distancing as a result of coronavirus outbreak, Swizz Beats and Timbaland have just decided to add to the list by using the platform to face off in a beat battle.
The two hip-hop and R&B Hall of Famers are joyfully playing beats from their hits back and forth while complimenting each other and sharing their memories of each other’s music.
“Attention, attention, attention,” Timbaland said in his announcement video on Instagram. “It’s official. We doing this for the culture. Me and Swizzy gon’ go at it 10 o’clock, baby. IG Live. Hoo, hoo, hoo. I done had that red blood in me. Whoo, it’s gonna be a good one.”
As we can see, the “beats battle” is all done in love, and a joy to behold! The pair has currently become a trending topic on Twitter, while fans can’t stop reacting positively on Instagram.
Swizz Beats & Timbaland are live on Instagram right now and Timbaland turnt off the wine jamming is a whole vibe 😂 pic.twitter.com/0Wx2IKcm0h
— Christopher Clayton (@airclayton) March 25, 2020
Timbaland is eating Swizz up on this live pic.twitter.com/jp5M6VWHSC
— Johnny Boy 🧚🏽♂️✨ (@JohnTheFame) March 25, 2020
Meanwhile, earlier before now, artists like DJ D-Nice have hosted multiple Instagram Live parties that attracted over 100k viewers, including Michelle Obama, Rihanna, Bernie Sanders, and more. Also, John Legend, Chris Martin, and Keith Urban have previously hosted live concerts from their home as a measure to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
Now, all for love, Timbaland and Swizz Beatz are battling it out for a top spot in an epic showdown.