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Gucci Mane & Jeezy “Verzuz” Showdown Breaks Records

Day 1 of the 2017 Billboard HOT 100 Music Festival, at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, in Wantagh, New York.Featuring: Gucci ManeWhere: Wantagh, New York, United StatesWhen: 19 Aug 2017Credit: Derrick Salters/WENN.com

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Day 1 of the 2017 Billboard HOT 100 Music Festival, at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, in Wantagh, New York.Featuring: Gucci ManeWhere: Wantagh, New York, United StatesWhen: 19 Aug 2017Credit: Derrick Salters/WENN.com

Verzuz fans knew it was a huge moment when Gucci Mane announced he was going to partake in Verzuz against Jeezy. There were some doubters due to their deadly past conflicts, but it would eventually become confirmed.

That led to great speculation of how many people would tune in for the historic event once it was known that the two Atlanta rappers would be face to face in the same room. The battle was held at the Magic City strip club in Atlanta as fans were treated to the official end of their beef.

The biggest winner of the night were the fans who helped to smash records for “Verzuz” on the night. In a post on Instagram, it was revealed that the Jeezy vs Gucci matchup shattered their IG Live records as it peaked at 1.8 million concurrent viewers. In total, the livestream had over 5 million viewers on IG and another 2.3 million on Apple Music.

The Verzuz platform was proud of the numbers and rightfully so. The stream received over 126 million likes, all while becoming a number one trending topic on Twitter. These were all impressive achievements, although the most striking number here is how the battle actually led to over 7 billion impressions on Twitter.

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