Verzuz creators set their sights on Wall Street

by Tia Alphonse

Swizz Beatz’s and Timbaland’s highly scrutinized decision to sell the pandemic-born livestreaming web series Verzuz to Triller in March has positioned the creators and 43 artists who have performed on the series as stakeholders ahead of Triller Network’s IPO in the coming months.

“They can sell everything, but we can’t sell anything or we sold out. Nah, we sold in, all 43 artists are going public with us. It’s going to be the biggest creative IPO in history,” said Swizz Beatz in June about the Triller acquisition.

The network original planned to go public on the stock market in a couple weeks but has pushed its plan to make shares available to the public by October, according to dot.LA.

In the early days of the pandemic, audiences were lamenting the numerous canceled tour dates and missing the experience of hearing their favorite artists perform live. Artists


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