Is Soulja Boy and Bow Wow's Verzuz battle official? Here’s what to expect as fans call it 'shortest battle yet'
The announcement of the battle comes just a few days after Soulja Boy claimed that Bow Wow was scared to against him in Verzuz battle
Hip hop fans have been asking for a Soulja Boy-Bow Woz Verzuz battle since last summer and it seems like their prayers have finally been answered. Sharing the big news, Soulja Boy took to his official Twitter account revealing that his face-off with Bow Wow is official. The latter then also took to his Instagram Live session to respond to the same.
On the contrary, none of the official social media accounts of Verzuz have confirmed the news yet but the co-founder of Verzuz battle Swizz Beats did drop a little hint on one of his Instagram stories. He shared the screenshot of the tweet Soulja Boy had posted. Well, that makes it almost official. Speaking about the showdown, Bow Wow was earlier supposed to face Romeo Tiller but the former did not show any interest in the same.
Is Soulja Boy vs Bow Wow really happening?
Confirming the big news, Soulja Boy shared the news with his social media followers saying, “Soulja Boy vs Bow wow #verzuz it’s official.” For the unversed, Soulja Boy and Bow Wow are on-and-off buddies. They earlier collaborated on ‘Marco Polo’ and even dropped a full-length project called ‘Ignorant Shit’ in 2016. Now, responding to the ‘Crank That’ hitmaker’s tweet, Bow Wow logged into his Instagram for a Live session where he flaunted how many number one songs he had and how he is counted among the greats. “Soulja, I have so many number ones. If you go on Google right now and you type in ‘Rappers with the most No. 1s,’ you will see Drake first, Eminem, Lil Wayne. I’m on a list with a lot of greats. There ain’t a lot of us.”
What to expect from the battle?
The announcement of the battle comes just a few days after Soulja Boy claimed that Bow Wow was scared to go against him in Verzuz battle. Speaking during his appearance on Tampa Bay’s Wild 94.1, he said, “Bow Wow scared of me, man. You see when Romeo said something, he jumped right on it but as soon as they said “Big Draco” name, Bow Wow be quiet as hell making up all types of excuses, man. Bow Wow knows what’s up with me.” The 30-year-old rapper continued, “He know everybody in the world, everybody on Twitter, everybody say they wanna see Bow Wow vs. Soulja Boy, but he wanna battle Romeo ’cause he know he gon’ win that one and he know Big Draco gon’ give him that real smoke,” as reported by Complex.
The battle between the two can be really exciting as both enjoy their respective fan following. Bow Wow has three Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 hits and 12 Top 40 hits in total. The 34-year-old ‘The Fast and the Furious’ actor has also sold millions of records. He is best known for his chart-topping singles like ‘Let Me Hold You’ featuring Omarion and ‘Like You’ featuring Ciara. Soulja Boy, on the other hand, has pioneered countless trends on the Internet and is best known for his mega-viral hit ‘Crank Dat (Soulja Boy)’ and ‘She Make It Clap’. If all goes well, the two will be raising the heat at the online Live event in June end. The Verzuz battle will be aired live from the Instagram handle VerzuzTV. The battle will also be available on the Triller App.
‘Bow Wow is smoking Soulja in that Verzuz’
As soon as Soulja Boy tweeted the big news about his Verzuz battle with Bow Wow, many social media users rushed to Twitter to share their excitement. Speaking on the same, one asked, “Is it corny that I’m excited for the bow wow & soulja boy verzuz?” One hip-hop fan posted, “Man Bow Wow finna annihilate Soulja in a verzuz. When he drop that lemme hold you it’s curtains.” Another added, “If this verzuz is real, I’m ready for it. Soulja boy vs bow wow is lit lol and they got a few songs together. I need a tall tee for the occasion.”
The next user stated, “VERZUZ ran its course ....haven’t had interest in watching once since Ross and Chainz.....with that being said Bow Wow is gonna smoke Soulja Boys boots” while another added, “Bow Wow is smoking Soulja in that Verzuz tbh.” One individual asserted, “Bow Wow vs Soulja Boy is much more fair than Bow Wow vs Romeo and I love me some Ro lol! This is going to be good!” and another concluded, “This #Verzuz battle makes sense. Soulja Boy and Bow Wow about to bring back memories for 2000s teenagers like me.”
is it corny that I’m excited for the bow wow & soulja boy verzuz ?— ♉︎ (@DEEX517) May 22, 2021
Man Bow Wow finna annihilate Soulja in a verzuz. When he drop that lemme hold you it’s curtains— Young Flock 🦅 (@FlockLesnar) May 22, 2021
If this verzuz is real, I’m ready for it. Soulja boy vs bow wow is lit lol and they got a few songs together. I need a tall tee for the occasion— Sagitterrorist Lex (@WinterTimeCold_) May 22, 2021
VERZUZ ran its course ....haven’t had interest in watching once since Ross and Chainz.....with that being said Bow Wow is gonna smoke Soulja Boys boots— The Problem AND The Solution (@LamondreDeshawn) May 22, 2021
Bow Wow is smoking Soulja in that Verzuz tbh— Ree-Ree (@2pac_AlShakur) May 22, 2021
Bow Wow vs Soulja Boy is much more fair than Bow Wow vs Romeo and I love me some Ro lol! This is going to be good! #VERZUZ— Lauren (@BabyGurlBee) May 22, 2021