Jay-Z appeared unexpectedly in Alicia key‘Twitter Space’ conversation with Genius’ Rob Markman on Tuesday (December 21) and he made a bold statement when asked about who could go up against him in a hypothetical Verzuz Fit.
“No one could stand on that stage with me. I won’t lie, I won’t be disrespectful. The people were amazing, they did what they did. No one could stand on that stage with me. Not a single shot,” Jay told Markman in response to a question about who could stand up to Jigga in a lyrical battle that followed. Complicated. “There’s no chance in hell that anyone could stand on that stage… I don’t know how long it is? Two hours? Two hours…. That will never happen. “
And while few question Jay’s lyrical supremacy and deep catalog of hits, Lil Jon is said to have raised his hand with a bold suggestion. In a comment on Jay’s request Ihis n Instagram Stories, LJ capitalized all, “BUSTA [RHYMES] JAY-Z SMOKE,” added the smoke and popcorn emoji. At the time of writing, it doesn’t appear that Busta has responded to Jon throwing his hat into the ring.
Jay also opened up another hot topic of conversation to promote Keys’ new double album, Key. When the motorcade turned to that point Lil Mama took to the stage while Jigga and Keys were performing “Empire State of Mind” at the 2009 MTV VMAs, Jay said all was forgiven.
“Of course, of course,” Jay speak. “Come on. Don’t do that… That’s our sister. Man, we love her. I wouldn’t advise people to just dance on the stage of other artists… She’s from New York… She’s so excited. Things happen. Of course we love her… yes, she was forgiven. It was all love and she came from a place of love, it was just… maybe a little too excited. ”
– Alicia key (@aliciakeys) December 22, 2021
https://www.billboard.com/music/rb-hip-hop/jay-z-talks-verzuz-battle-opponents-lil-mama-1235013624/ Jay-Z Claims ‘No One’ Can Match Him In The Battle Of ‘Verzuz’ – Billboard