Krayzie Bone of Bone Thugs made the announcement yesterday, revealing that he will be representing his group, while DJ Paul will be the face of Three 6 Mafia.
“This Thursday 5pm Pacific, 8pm Eastern time. Instagram Live,” Krayzie Bone said on Instagram. “Celebrating over 50 combined years of hits.” He went on to add that limited edition, collaborative merch will be available to mark the occasion.
Similarly, DJ Paul took to Instagram to make Three 6 Mafia fans aware of the battle. “Allow Me To Introduce You To The Face Off,” he exclaimed. “This Is Not A Battle. This Is A Celebration Between Homies of Over 50 yrs Combined Dropping Slap.”
It appears the Instagram Live session with Three 6 Mafia and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will not be a part of Timbaland and Swizz Beatz’s acclaimed Verzuz series, which has garnered millions of views thanks to the likes of Boi-1da, Hit-Boy, The-Dream, Sean Garrett, Ne-Yo, Johntá Austin, French Montana, Tory Lanez, Mannie Fresh, Scott Storch, T-Pain, Lil Jon, DJ Premier, RZA, Teddy Riley, Babyface, Ryan Tedder, and Benny Blanco.
You’ll be able to witness DJ Paul and Krayzie Bone going hit for hit as they run through the Three 6 Mafia and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony catalogs this Thursday at 8 p.m. EST.