The Three 6 Mafia and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Verzuz nearly became violent Thursday night as the two groups faced off at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.
The tension began after Bizzy Bone performed “Buddah Lovaz” and accused Three 6 Mafia of disrespecting him, according to Billboard.
“Ain’t finna to be mocking me while I’m on mutha f***in’ stage,” Bizzy said. “OK? Straight the f**k up.”
Later, the Bone Thugs member threw a water bottle that nearly ignited a fight. However, security intervened as the event was paused while order was restored. Eventually, Bizzy cooled down and said, “I wanna apologize to everybody the f**k out there, on both sides…Pardon me. Let’s keep the mutha f***in’ party going.”
They then took the party to a another level with a surprise appearance by Chamillionaire to perform his Grammy Award-winning hit, “Ridin’,” with Krayzie Bone, followed by Lil Wayne for his feature on Juicy J’s “Bandz a Make Her Dance.”
Bone Thugs brought out Lil Jon and Satasha Williams, then Three 6 Mafia responded with Project Pat for his feature on Drake’s Certified Lover Boy hit “Knife Talk,” and his own hit, “Chickenhead.”
Wiz Khalifa, Young Buck and 8Ball & MJG joined Three 6 Mafia, followed by the biggest surprise of the night from a member of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Terrence Howard, who performed the group’s Oscar winning “It’s Hard out Here for a Pimp” in Hustle & Flow, arrived on stage and rapped the classic track.
The night ended with the groups hugging on stage and performing Bone Thugs-N-Harmony 1996, RIAA double-Platinum track “The Crossroads,” which was dedicated to rappers who passed away, including Eazy-E, The Notorious B.I.G., 2Pac, Nipsey Hussle and Young Dolph.
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