Swizz Beatz, Timbaland Sue Triller For $28 Million Over Verzuz Deal

Timbaland and Swizz Beats sued social networking app Triller for $28 million, claiming that since Triller bought their rap battle show Verzuz last year, the firm has repeatedly failed to make payments to the two producers.

Swizz and Timbaland, whose real names are Kaseem Daoud Dean and Timothy Mosley, claim in the lawsuit that they have been attempting to obtain the remaining proceeds from the transaction since the start of 2022.

According to a previous Rolling Stone article, at its peak, a Verzuz appearance could increase an artist's streaming by as much as 250 percent.

The lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday. Triller "unconditionally and unconditionally guaranteed to Mosley and Dean the payment and performance

Triller Hold's obligations under that agreement and related agreements" with the Verzuz acquisition, the lawsuit claimed.

Dean and Mosley and Triller did not reveal the purchase's value at the time of the transaction. How much Triller has already paid the two Verzuz founders is unknown.

Swizz and Timbaland, whose real names are Kaseem Daoud Dean and Timothy Mosley, claim in the lawsuit that they have been attempting to obtain the remaining proceeds from the transaction since the start of 2022.

From informal rap fights on Instagram Live, it swiftly developed into a full-fledged media firm showcasing higher-quality productions, attracting millions of viewers, and presenting special content for the NFL's 2021 Pro Bowl.