Black Tik Tok has a lot to offer.
Primarily, the app has been a hub for Black dance creators like Keara Wilson, who created the viral “Savage” dance. It became a jumping off point for her to grow her following and visibility, and she is not the only Black creative who has seen major success on the app.
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Verzuz had the potential to shift the culture.
For The Undefeated, David Dennis Jr. wrote, “[T]he Verzuz events emerged as a communal salve for Black folks reeling from a 2020 of mass death, social distancing and an endless barrage of police brutality videos.”
When the world was under strict stay-at-home orders, Swizz Beatz and Timbaland came up with a unique concept: bring together two legends and have them battle with their catalogues. Although it started as an Instagram live series, it eventually morphed into a live show streamed exclusively on social media.