Following the 2021 Met Gala and two days after the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards, New York will host yet another epic event: The Verzuz battle between Ja Rule and Fat Joe will officially commence on Tuesday night (Sept. 14).
Ja Rule has eight Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 singles to his name, including “Always on Time,” featuring Ashanti, which reached the peak in February 2002 and charted for 27 weeks. He has a total of 17 Hot 100 songs. His debut studio album, Venni Vetti Vecci, peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard 200, where it charted for 31 weeks. Fat Joe, who began his musical career as a member of hip-hop group Diggin’ in the Crates Crew (D.I.T.C.), released his debut solo album Represent in 1993, and its hit single “Flow Joe” reached No. 1 on Hot Rap Songs.
The Verzuz battle between Fat Joe and Ja Rule takes place Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 9 p.m. ET. For those unable to watch live from MSG, fans can catch the action on the Triller app, FITE TV or Verzuz TV Instagram account.