Verzuz is organizing another groundbreaking battle between two legendary singers Chaka Khan vs Stephanie Mills. It is a special holiday episode that will take place on the 18th of November broadcasting live from Los Angeles at 5 p.m. Pacific/8 p.m. Eastern. Here in this post, you will know how to buy tickets and live stream the battle on any device for free.
|Location||Los Angeles, CA|
|Date:||Thursday, November 18th|
|Start Time:||6PM PT / 9PM ET|
|Live Stream:||Watch Now|
Verzuz announced the upcoming battle after Chaka Khan and Stephanie Mills. On December 2nd Bone Thugs-N-Harmony vs Three 6 Mafia Battle will be happening.
Chaka Khan and Stephanie Mills Verzuz Battle
This is about to be one of the most insane battles of all time with both artists having many great hits under their belt and powerful vocal voices. These two black women have both been in the music industry for over 5 decades and are both in their 60s. Both artists have songs that have topped charts and have received Grammy Awards. Both women are icons in their genres.
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About Chaka Khan the legendary funk Artist
Chaka Khan whose real name is Yvette Marie Stevens is an American singer, songwriter, and musician born in 1953 in Great Lakes, Illinois. Growing up in Hyde Park, south side of Chicago, Yvette lived through the hell of racism. Encouraged by her stepmom she became a black activist and was a black panther’s activist till 1969. After dabbling in music for a while, she officially started her musical career in the 1970s as the lead vocal singer of a funk band “Rufus”. With her powerful voice and charismatic presence, she acquired the title “queen of funk”.
Rufus released their first hit song “Tell Me Something Good” in 1974. The song was a sensation reaching No. 3 on Billboard Hot 100. The song went on to win the Grammy Awards. Rufus gained popularity over the years with Khan as their shining superstar. Between 1974 and 1979, the group released many hit songs. For example; “Once You Get Started,” “Sweet Thing,” “Hollywood,” “At Midnight (My Love Will Lift You),” and “Do You Love What You Feel.”
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In 1978, this legendary woman released her debut album as a solo artist. The hit song “I’m every woman” made the album a success selling over a million copies.
Khan released her sixth album in 1984 which was a smashing success. The album’s title track ” I feel for you” became No. 1 on Billboard top 100. The song was not only No. 1 on the pop chart but also Cash chart. Most importantly, the song was so thrilling that in 1985 it won a Grammy Award. In 1989, Khan released her second solo album Naughty. The song “Clouds” was the album’s biggest hit scoring number 10 on R&B charts. Khan did some major projects between 1982-1983. Shockingly enough, she earned Grammy Awards for all three of them. “Bebop Medley was awarded Best R&B Vocal performance. In addition, the Album also won the Best Vocal Arrangement.
Chaka Khan Album
She released another album titled “The Woman I Am” in the year 1992. This was her last studio album for Warner Bros. The song “Love You All My Lifetime,” won Khan another Grammy. Khan received another Grammy, for performing Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” in the documentary “Standing in the Shadows of Motown” with the funk brothers. She changed direction in another album “Funk This”. This album was a combination of covers and originals with production from Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. The album won the 2007 Grammy for Best R&B Album and the song “Disrespectful” won Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.
“Ain’t Nobody” took the Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal award. Khan released her biggest solo single in 1984 with the funk revamp of ” I feel for You by Prince”. The song topped the R&B chart and became #3 on the pop chart. This single made Khan a repeat winner of the Grammy for Best R&B Performance, Female. Furthermore, there were three additional charting singles off the platinum album of the same title.
Over the years Chaka has won many Grammy awards and is one of the most legendary funk artists.
About Stephanie Mills: The R&B Icon
Stephanie Dorthea Mills is an American singer and songwriter born on March 22, 1957, in Brooklyn New York. Mills started singing at a very young age for Cornerstone Baptist Church. Having acted in many musical theatre plays, she officially started her musical career with her debut album movin’ in the Right Direction in 1974. Mills rose to fame as a result of her act as “Dorothy” in the musical, The Wiz. This show is an original 7 Time Tony Award Winning Broadway run that spans from 1974 to 1979.
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Mills’s beautiful rendition of the ballad “Home” was so captivating that it kept the audience mesmerized for years. Consequently, the song later became a No. 1 U.S. R&B hit. In 1978, Mills signed with century records and later released her hit album “What Cha’ Gonna Do with My Lovin’ which became her first gold record and later scored number 12 R&B and number 22 pop on Billboard’s charts in summer 1979.
In addition to her recent success, Mills released another album “Sweet Sensation”. This album featured her hit single “Never Knew Love Like This Before”. The song scored number 12 R&B and number 6 Pop hit as well as No. 4 in the UK Singles Chart. The song went further to becoming No. 6 on UK Billboard to 100.
Stephanie Mills Album
In 1981, Mills dropped her 5th studio album titled “Stephanie” peaking 3rd on US Billboard 200 and US Billboard Top R&B Albums. The album was featured her top hit which was a duet with Teddy Pendergrass entitled “Two Hearts”. Mills had many successes over the years with albums like ” How come You Don’t Call Me Anymore?, the #3 dance chart hit “Pilot Error”, The Medicine Song #1 on the U.S. dance chart and #8 on the R&B chart, and her recording of “Bit by Bit which reached #78 on The Billboard Hot 100 and #15 on the Dance Chart.
Another of her greatest hits is the 1986 recording ” I have learned to Respect the Power of Love” which was written by Angela Winbush and René Moore. They peeked #1 on the Billboard Hot Black Singles chart.
This great icon Stephanie Mills released her latest song “Let’s Do The Right Thing” on June 19th, 2021 as a symbolism for the black people. In the interview with her manager, Amp Harris said, “It’s just a moving, positive, uplifting song for people of color.”
How to watch Chaka Khan vs Stephanie Mills Live Stream
For watching the upcoming verzuz battle between Chaka Khan and Stephanie Mills there are many ways to stream it. Officially verzuz announces FITE TV, IG Live, Facebook, and Youtube for watching this battle.
It’s more suitable to watch a Live show using TV, especially if you’re watching with a group, friends or family. The bigger the screen, the better the view. You can watch this battle using FITE TV. It’s quite easy, especially if you have access to ROKU, Apple TV, or Fire TV. You can watch the verzuz battle with your FITE app on any of them. These smart TVs.
IG Live has always been the best means to watch the Verzuz battles online. This time, it’s no different. To watch this showdown Live, check out Verzuz’s Instagram account.
You can also watch through Verzuztv Facebook page. All you’ve got to do for this is to type in Verzuztv in the search box, follow the page, and check in for the live stream.
Likewise, you can tune in to watch the battle on the official YouTube channel for Verzuz.
. How to Buy Chaka Khan vs Stephanie Mills TICKETS
You can buy your tickets to watch Chaka Khan vs Stephanie Mills verzuz battle from the show’s main website. Otherwise, you can buy your tickets from other platforms like MSG.com or Ticketmaster.
Don’t miss to know about the upcoming Verzuz Battle. With many expectant fans, the face-off between Chaka Khan and Stephanie Mills will be among Verzuz hottest battles this year. We cover all the best ways to see this battle online and tickets info.