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John Legend and Alicia Keys set for Verzus ‘tinkle-off’ with piano pop clash

John Legend and Alicia Keys are staging a piano-off as part of Swizz Beatz and Timbaland’s latest Verzus battle on Friday (June 19, 2020).

After a series of rap battles and reggae stand-offs between hitmakers in recent weeks, Beatz’s wife Alicia and Legend are going head to head as part of the live stream initiative.

The show starts at 5 pm ET and fans can tune in on John and Alicia’s Instagram pages.

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Meanwhile, Common, and his August Greene bandmates, Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins, will lead a host of stars performing a Juneteenth livestream gig.

Lift Every Voice: A Juneteenth Special marks the 155th anniversary of the day slavery was abolished in America.

Hosted by radio presenter Charlamagne tha God, the show begins at 8 pm ET on the LiveXLive digital platform.

The Juneteenth holiday will also be marked by Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad, who is teaming up with the American Slavery Project (ASP) to live stream a series of radio plays.

The event can be accessed from the American Slavery Project website and on ASP’s YouTube channel on Friday at 7.30 pm ET.

Other Friday highlights include:

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Eric B & Rakim (8.30pm ET) – https://www.caffeine.tv/TheLeader.

Cypress Hill – https://melodyvr.com/

Greenpeace: Action All Areas (Billy Bragg, Tim Burgess, Arlo Parks) – https://actionallareas.org/areas/

Save Our Scottish Venues (KT Tunstall, Fatherson, Wet Wet Wet & more) (3 pm ET) – https://www.universe.com/events/save-our-scottish-venues-tickets-edinburgh-307Q9X

New Found Glory (5 pm ET) – https://songathon.newfoundglory.com/

Ben Folds and the National Symphony Orchestra (4 pm ET) – https://www.kennedy-center.org/digitalstage/Kennedy-Center-at-home

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Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn (7 pm ET) – https://www.facebook.com/belafleckbanjo/

Craig Morgan (5 pm ET) – https://www.facebook.com/craigmorganmusic/

Grateful Dead (8 pm ET) – https://www.youtube.com/gratefuldead

Diplo and Dillon Francis (11 pm ET) – https://www.twitch.tv/maddecentlive/

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