Mindy Small/FilmMagicFor the first battle of the year, Ashanti and Keyshia Cole are prepared to take the Verzuz stage from separate locations.
After postponing two previous dates, fans are looking forward to tonight’s epic battle between the two R&B queens. The original December 12th date was postponed after Ashanti revealed she tested positive for COVID-19. Although Ashanti kicked off the year with negative test results, Verzuz co-founders Swizz Beatz and Timbaland announced the battle would be hosted from separate locations, a day before the next rescheduled date on January 9.
To hype things, Ashanti’s sister, designer Shia Douglas and NTWRK designed limited-edition Verzuz merch for the “Legendary Ladies Night” match up. The collection consists of long sleeve and short sleeve T-shirts and hoodies with images of Ashanti and Keyshia’s faces inside the letter V.
Tune in to the rescheduled Ashanti and Keyshia Cole tonight at 8 p.m. ET on the Verzuz Instagram page or in HD via Apple Music.
By Rachel George
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