The Verzuz battle between Ashanti and Keyshia has officially been postponed in the unfortunate light of Ashanti testing positive for COVID-19.
Verzuz writes: “Unfortunately, we have to postpone tonight’s @Ashanti vs @KeyshiaCole #VERZUZ. Ashanti tested positive for COVID-19 beforehand, and we cannot put anyone at risk in the process.
The first time this has struck us so close to showtime. We apologize to our incredible audience! Get well soon, Ashanti 💜🖤💚 Wear a mask, stay inside, and take COVID-19 seriously. It’s truly affecting our community 😷😪"
Ashanti announced on Saturday that she tested positive for COVID on her Instagram:
Ashanti elaborated, stating that she was willing to do the Verzuz battle from her house and that she was in the process of working something out seeing as fans were waiting to see this battle for weeks.
Verzuz has been gaining a lot of steam in the past few weeks, and fans have been dying for these two female icons to finally go at it. It seems as though they will have to wait, unfortunately, but it’s on the horizon nonetheless.