Ja Rule has revealed that he wants to battle longtime rival 50 Cent on Swizz Beatz and Timbaland‘s VERZUZ series.

VERZUZ is the new go-to form of entertainment that pits producers, songwriters and artists in opposition to one another in a rap battle type format on Instagram Live.

Competitors take it in turns taking part in a music from a listing of 20 from their discography as followers, associates and fellow artists watch on. A winner is later determined by Timbaland and Swizz Beatz.


Kicking off final month (March 25) after Timbaland and Swizz Beatz issued challenges to each other, matchups to date have included T-Pain vs Lil Jon, Scott Storch vs Mannie Fresh, and RZA vs DJ Premier.

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland
Swizz Beatz and Timbaland. CREDIT: Taylor Hill/WireImage

Earlier right now (April 13), Ja Rule threw his hat within the ring, difficult 50 Cent to go head to head for the tradition.

Fat Joe made the announcement of Ja Rule wanting to battle 50 Cent whereas he was on Instagram Live with Swizz Beatz.

After Joe put Ja on speakerphone, the Murder Inc. rapper promised to “behave,” which Swizz mentioned gave the impression of a “devilish ‘behave’.” He additionally claimed the bout would break the web and they won’t “be able to put it back [together] for a week or two.”

Swizz requested Ja to ship him his checklist of 20 songs he would need to play within the battle with 50, including “we just want to make sure the intentions are where they need to be.”


50 Cent has but to reply, however you may take a look at Ja Rule agreeing to the battle in All Urban Central‘s video under:

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50 Cent and Ja Rule have been embroiled in a well-publicised feud for over 20 years.

50 claims that the meat started in 1999 after Ja noticed him hanging out with a person who allegedly robbed him of his jewelry. A bodily altercation later ensued at New York’s The Hit Factory recording studio which resulted in 50 being stabbed.

The pair would go on to throw lyrical photographs at each other through the years, together with on the songs ‘Back Down’, ‘Loose Change’, ‘I Smell Pussy’ and ‘Clap Back’.

Meanwhile, 50 Cent‘s drama series Black Mafia Family has officially been given the green light by US network Starz.

The present is predicated on the real-life story of Detroit brothers Demetrius ‘Big Meech’ and Terry ‘Southwest T’ Flenory’s rise to turn into one in all America’s most influential crime households, and their subsequent intersection with the world of hip-hop.