OMARION AND MARIO SET TO HEADLINE ‘A NIGHT OF R&B’ VERZUZ
Omarion And Mario Set For Next ‘Verzuz’ Battle
Additionally, team Ray J and Bobby V will take on team Pleasure P and Sammie.
Omarion and Mario to face off in Verzuz battle
Omarion vs. Mario VERZUZ Battle Announced After days of speculation, it’s been officially announced that Mario and Omarion will be facing off in a VERZUZ battle.
R&B is set to take center stage for VERZUZ. The next battle is listed as “A Night of R&B” and will feature Mario and Omarion as headliners. The battle will take place this Thursday, June 23 at 9 p.m. ET.
In addition to the headliners, VERZUZ will see the team of Bobby V and Ray J take on Pleasure P and Sammie.
“This about to be fun! & and much needed re-education for you bots,” Omarion said “true R&B rules the soul.”
Omarion and Mario have been announced as the competing performers for the next Verzuz. Set for Thursday (June 23), the event will happen in Los Angles and be streamed across Verzuz‘s digital platforms. According to a press release, both singers predicted their appearance in recent interviews before the matchup was official.
“I think there’s a few people out there that I could do, but it’s a small class of people who perform like myself,” remarked Omarion on The Big Tigger Show.
“O would be the only right fit for the people,” said Mario to The Shade Room.
For the first time in the celebratory series’ history, the main event will be supplemented with an additional battle. A bonus Verzuz featuring team Ray J and Bobby V taking on team Pleasure P and Sammie will also take place, adding to the nostalgic R&B night.
“This the cure for amnesia! My day ones already know the vibes I’m bringing!,” wrote Mario on Instagram sharing the news.
“This about to be fun! & and much needed re-education for you bots,” shared Omarion. “True R&B rules the soul.”
Take a look at the official flyer for the Verzuz below.
R&B singers Omarion and Mario are set to be facing off with their biggest hits in a Verzuz battle, Verzuz announced Friday (June 17) night.
During an interview on the Big Tigger Morning Show, Omarion expressed his thoughts on Verzuz and who he thinks has the skill to take him on in a challenge. “I think there’s a few people out there that I could do, but it’s a small class of people who perform like myself,” he said. Recently, Mario went on The Shade Room to say “O would be the only right fit for the people.” Shortly after the speculations as both performers discussed who they’d want to take on in a potential challenge, it’s finally happening.
The battle between the former lead singer of B2K and the “Just a Friend” singer will take place at The Novo in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 23 at 6PM PT/9PM EST. The event is open to the public and fans can buy tickets at VerzuzTV.com. As usual, it will stream on Verzuz TV’s Instagram, Triller and YouTube.
That same night, Verzuz announced that they will give viewers a “bonus” battle featuring Ray J and Bobby V versus Pleasure P and Sammie.
The music series was created by record producers Timbaland and Swizz Beatz during the COVID-19 pandemic as as social media users were able to tune into virtual battles between popular artists in the same genre from the comfort of their homes.
Some of the most iconic battles included Ashanti vs Keyshia Cole, Teddy Riley vs Babyface, Erykah Badu vs Jill Scott, Brandy vs Monica, Chaka Khan vs Stephanie Mills, Patti LaBelle vs Gladys Knight, SWV vs XSCAPE, the late DMX vs Snoop Dogg, Gucci Mane vs Jeezy, Bow Wow vs Soulja Boy, just to name a few.