LOS ANGELES, California — Triller Network, founded in 2015 by co-founders David Leiberman and Sammy Rubin has acquired hip-hop producers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland’s Verzuz.
“This is a momentous occasion not only for Verzuz and Triller but the music business as a whole,” Swizz Beatz and Timbaland said in a joint statement shared to Complex via email on Tuesday. “By putting Verzuz in the Triller Network ecosystem and expanding the Verzuz brand to be side by side with the powerful Triller app, we will be able to continue to grow and evolve the music business as a whole, as we have been doing. To have partners in Triller who share our vision, specifically to celebrate and elevate the amazing artists who continue to shape culture around the world and give the consumer more direct access, is game changing.”
Verzuz creators Swizz Beatz and Timbaland will join the Triller Verzuz management team and serve as brand visionaries.
#Verzuz has been acquired by Triller Network.
💥 Verzuz will continue to stream on Instagram, and now also on @Triller.
💥💥 EVERY ARTIST who did a Verzuz is now a shareholder in #TrillerVerzuz.
💥 Swizz and Timbaland will now oversee Music strategy at Triller.
— Verzuz (@verzuzonline) March 9, 2021
The Triller app allows users to create music videos, skits, and lip-syncing videos containing background music.
Reported by Woodlawn Post Staff