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Tyler, The Creator & Solange Debate Monica's Pants in Verzuz Battle

Mahlik Campbell

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ATLANTA, GEORGIA - MARCH 27: Monica attends the 42nd Annual McDonald's All American Games at State Farm Arena on March 27, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for McDonald's)

More than 1 million people tuned into Monday night's Verzuz battle between Brandy and Monica, as these two R&B greats took fans back to the '90s with hits like "I Wanna Be Down" and "For You I Will."

One of the most unexpected and hilarious highlights of the evening was when Tyler, The Creator and Solange briefly traded thoughts on whether Monica was wearing leather pants or thigh-high boots. 

"I WAS ON THE OTHER SIDE Y'ALL, BUT NOW I'M CONVINCED," Tyler claimed in the comments. "THOSE ARE LONG BOOTS." Solange then suggested, "They pants tyler."

He shot back, "NAH SOLANGE, I THOUGHT THEY WERE PANTS, BUT MAN, I SPOKE TO SOME FOLKS...THEY MIGHT BE BOOTS DAWG."

Producer and influencer Jay Versace also wondered aloud about Monica's bottoms: "Can Somebody Tell Me If These Is Boots or Pants." (Spoiler alert: They were actually pants.)

Another funny moment came courtesy of Meek Mill, who was shamelessly looking for love. "I know my soulmate in here somewhere," he wrote.  

Out of all the Verzuz matchups we've seen, Monica and Brandy may have the most dynamic relationship. Though they created a Grammy-winning No. 1 hit together with 1998's "The Boy Is Mine," they've never meshed well. In fact, the two hadn't talked in roughly eight years before Monday. 

Many viewers joked about their passive-aggressive presence throughout the night. But they eventually (awkwardly) hugged it out and even discussed a potential upcoming tour. 

Following the battle, Monica and Brandy couldn't help but vibe to the former's just released collab with Lil Baby, "Trenches." Never knew a Lil Baby love song was what the people needed!