BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- It’s official! R&B sensations, Bobby Brown and Keith Sweat will battle hit-to-hit for the  2021 ESSENCE Festival of Culture presented by Coca-Cola.

The battle will start at 8 p.m. on July 1st. You can watch the showdown via ESSENCE.com, the Triller app, and the Verzuz TV Instagram page.

The virtual Essence Festival experience will consist of a weekend full of workshops, virtual networking opportunities, entertainment, and more. Visit ESSENCEStudios.com to sign up for any event.