t-pain lil jon beat battle

Back-to-back beat battle: How to watch T-Pain vs Lil Jon

Swisher Post - 02.04.2020

Get all the details you need on the T-Pain vs Lil Jon beat battle right here.

Trust creatives to craft something out of nothing. Swizz Beats and Timbaland’s friendly back-to-back beat battle has turned into a virtual league where the best in Hip-Hop are pit against icons. This time around, we will be treated to the first-everT-Pain vs Lil Jon face-off.

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According to the latest World Health Organisation (WHO) readings, global infections have risen to 823 626 and confirmed deaths currently total 40 598.

World governments have fast-tracked preventative efforts to flatten the curve and keeping our minds at ease has been the talented artists who use their gifts to bring some normalcy in these uncertain times.

Thank god, Swizz Beats and Timbaland for IG beat battles

On Wednesday, the whole Hip-Hop community was in agreement that Scott Storch won the battle against Mannie Fresh, an iconic DJ/producer whom he surely looks up to.

The battle was fun, exciting and offered a new way of enjoying classic tunes with the genius minds who made them.

There is no formal arrangement in all of this. It seems that Swizz and Timbo use their leverage and reach to entice top-tier producers and songwriters to participate in the beat battle.

T-Pain vs Lil Jon: How to watch the battle live

Next up, according to the Ruff Ryders hitmaker is the proclaimed father of autotune in Hip-Hop, T-Pain going against the biggest voice in club bangers, Lil Jon.


Here are the rules:

  • producers must come forth with 20 hits each;
  • each contestant plays a verse and chorus of each song (approximately one minute);
  • the battle is scored per round; and
  • the contestant with the most Ws grabs the title.

The T-Pain vs Lil Jon beat battle takes place on Saturday 4 April at 21:00 EST (that is Sunday 5 April at 03:00 in South Africa). Simply visit either T-Pain or Lil Jon’s Instagram page to tune into the live stream of the battle.