Swizz Beatz and Timbaland have announced the next contenders for their Verzuz series. Kirk Franklin is set to go up against Fred Hammond in what would be the first gospel edition of the Instagram Live battle to take place.
Franklin has many hits under his belt such as “I Smile,” “Stomp,” “Why We Sing,” “The Storm Is Over Now,” “Revolution” and “Silver and Gold.” He has won 16 Grammy awards.
Hammond has a few hits of his own as well. The Texas native has singles such as “No Weapon,” “You Are The Living Word,” “Jesus Be A Fence Around Me” and “We’re Blessed” in his catalogue. In 2007, he won a Grammy for Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album.
The Kirk Franklin and Fred Hammond Verzuz battle is set to go down May 31 at 5 pm ET. https://t.co/Ii4TiHNIBP
— REVOLT TV (@revolttv) May 28, 2020
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— Timbaland (@Timbaland) May 28, 2020