Beenie Man and Bounty Killer have been announced as the next two artists to go up against each other in a “Verzuz” battle.

The two reggae stars will battle during Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, May 23 at 8 pm EST  via Instagram Live.

Beenie Man and Bounty Killer will become the first artists to participate in the battle series who are in a genre other than hip-hop and R&B. Beenie Man referred to the forthcoming battle as “another legendary link up for the CULTURE.”

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 5/23 ????????????@grunggaadzilla vs @kingbeenieman ???????????????????????? Sound Clash edition????You ready?!? #VERZUZ

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Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.

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