Styles P says he “wouldn’t watch” Verzuz “if Swizz and Tim ain’t involved”

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(NOTE LANGUAGEStyles P is a former Verzuz contender, but he’s willing to boycott the competition platform to support peers Timbaland and Swizz Beatz. The producers filed a $28 million lawsuit against Triller over alleged missing payments after the company’s Verzuz acquisition in 2021. But, Triller insists the two were paid $50 million, noting they’ll receive more when they fulfill their contractual obligations.

“It would be good if they – Triller, Swizz and Tim — could rock out and figure a way to fix this,” Styles told TMZ of the current litigation. “Hip-hop is always funny sh** in it. I think people should just stick to what they said they were going to from the beginning.”

In the event that all parties are unable to resolve the issue, Styles made it clear he would no longer support the Verzuz platform while urging hip-hop lovers to do the same.

“Hip-hop people shouldn’t f*** with it if Swizz and Tim ain’t involved. I sure wouldn’t,” he said. “I wouldn’t watch it at all.”

Styles appeared on the Verzuz platform alongside members of The LOX last year. His group competed against Dipset and was deemed the winner of the battle.

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