DMX doubles down on wanting to go up against Jay-Z for the ever-popular "Verzuz" series.
He's down for a Verzuz battle so it's only a matter of time before we see DMX on our Instagram Lives. Yet, who will go up against the barking emcee is still up for grabs as rumors circulate about his potential opponents. It wasn't confirmed that DMX and Eminem would face-off in a Verzuz, but somehow flyers began circulating online stating that the two respected artists would go toe-to-toe. N.O.R.E. shared a brief clip to social media that showed him along with a few others hanging out with X while the It's Dark and Hell Is Hot rapper discussed his forthcoming battle.
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DMX is seen in the video saying that Eminem won't want to participate in an Instagram Live Battle, but X wants to go up against his "arch-nemesis" Jay-Z. While it's unlikely that the Roc Nation mogul will participate as well, it's an idea that DMX has been quite vocal about. Earlier this month, while visiting Drink Champs, X told Noreaga that he wanted to go up against Jay...and he hasn't changed his mind.
"He ain't gotta come outside n*gga it's in the house!" DMX exclaims while speaking to what sounds to be Swizz Beatz on the phone. "You can't go in the basement and play some records?!... That's what I'm saying. That's why it should be done. It's a celebration. We're celebrating music. He got some hits, too! He can play 'Money, Cash, Hoes,' then I can play 'Money, Cash, Hoes,'" DMX said of his 1998, Swizz Beatz-produced collaboration with Jay-Z.
"Make it happen," DMX added. "That would be dope." Check out the video clip below and let us know if you think DMX and Jay-Z is a good matchup.