Although ‘The Boy is Mine’ has been the biggest hit of their respective careers, Brandy and Monica fans have always complained the song not gotten its just due on the live front over its 22-year life span.
In fact, their follow-up duet – ‘It All Belongs to Me’ – has been treated to more live televised performances despite not having as substantial impact on the Hot 100 as its Rodney Jerkins-produced forerunners.
For these reasons and more, the duo’s most devoted followers were all too pleased when they closed their history-making #VERZUZ battle with a live rendition of the tune.
Did you miss the action when it was broadcast live on Instagram from Tyler Perry Studios Monday night (August 31)?
You can watch it inside:
Throughout the battle, the two addressed social injustice, prison reform, and the necessity of voting. They even exchanged ad-libs and sang verses of Sam Cooke‘s enduring, socially conscious hit ‘A Change is Gonna Come.’
See it below: