T-Pain Will Go Up Against Lil Jon For The Next Instagram Live Battle, And The Internet Is Torn

T-Pain Will Go Up Against Lil Jon For The Next Instagram Live Battle, And The Internet Is Torn

"Lil Jon birthed a genre of music and T-Pain birthed a sound of music, both which are still relative in music today so it’s gon' be tough…”

Published April 2nd

Written by Danielle Ransom

Singing-songwriting-rapping-producing marvel T-Pain hit the top of the internet’s hot topics beside superproducer Scott Storch amid an originally planned IG Live battle between the two. 

  1. But, after some further consideration, there was a last-minute change of plans from Timbaland and Swizz Beatz to match Scott up with New Orleans-bred soundboard beast Mannie Fresh. Consequently, fans took up the issue of the swap-out with T-Pain. “Bro. I was ready. Dub or L, I stand behind my s**t. Tim and Swizz hit me and said they were lookin’ at comments and came to the fact that producer vs songwriter just doesn’t make sense. I didn’t back out lol. I was ready to have fun on Live, s**t,” he clarified on Twitter, assuring fans that his turn was coming soon.

     

  2. Following Mannie and Scott’s face-off, Swizz shared a scorecard on his Instagram page, and it appears Scott emerged victorious from his battle against Mannie. “Score card from the people!!” Swizz announced. “Thank you [Scott Storch] & [Mannie Fresh] for doing it for the people at home aka the culture! We also hit 202k tonight. Scott won tonight but so did the culture! [Timbaland], it’s a wrap.” Moments later, both Timb and Swizz returned to Instagram where they unveiled who was up next. It’s T-Pain versus the King of Crunk himself, Lil Jon.

    “New paper work just in for this [Saturday] 9 PM EST. [T-Pain] VERZUZ [Lil Jon]. It’s going to be a real showdown, [Timbaland],” Swizz announced. “Who you got winning?”

     

  3. T-Pain and Lil Jon will each have 20 tracks in their head-to-head battle. Unlike T-Pain’s previous match-up with Scott, the Twitterverse is stumped over picking who will take the crown for the approaching match. 

    “Lil Jon birthed a genre of music and T-Pain birthed a sound of music, both which are still relative in music today so it’s gon’ be tough,” one person noted on Twitter. 

    RELATED: Mannie Fresh And Scott Storch Will Battle On Instagram Live Tonight

    See what the e-streets are saying ahead of Saturday’s face-off between T-Pain and Lil Jon. 

(Photos from left: Jemal Countess/FilmMagic, Prince Williams/ Getty Images)

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