Sometimes Hip Hop can move at a pace too frantic for even the most devoted fan to keep up with. Albums and mixtapes are released at breakneck speed, careers are made and broken with the swipe of a pen, and somewhere in between all the madness actual music (the quality of which vacillates between excellent and god awful) is being made. Twitter provides a nice summary of everything 140 characters at a time. And if you’re the type that would rather not be bothered with stepping into the Twitterverse to catch up on the latest in Hip Hop, we’ve filtered through the top rapper’s tweets and consolidated all the week’s events into one convenient feed.

This week, Jace of Two-9 accuses Drake of stealing his beats and Chance The Rapper confirms new album “Surf” at a show.

Kanye West Changes The Name Of New Album To “SWISH”

Kanye West is allowed to do whatever he wants. Including telling you he’s changed the name of his album to the word “swish,” and that he may change it again because he’s literally a kind of deity at this point.

Sir Michael Rocks Says “Cool Kids” Are Gone

http://twitter.com/SirMichaelRocks/status/591989724182487040

Sad times. The Cool Kids are officially over, as Sir Michael Rocks confirms via Twitter. While the hip hop duo has officially been defunct since 2012, neither Sir Michael Rocks or Chuck Inglish seem to be able to escape its footprint. Here, we can feel the frustration.

Jay Z And His #TidalFacts

Jay Z has started a new movement with the hashtag #TidalFacts. He laces fans and audiences with facts about Tidal, his recently acquired music streaming service. In addressing his competitors, he states, “The iTunes Store wasn’t built in a day. It took Spotify 9 years to be successful…”

Rappers Respond To Freddie Gray Case

Another racial injustice incident took place in Baltimore, Maryland, when the death of Freddie Gray was announced a homicide. His spine was severed following an arrest by a police officer. Many members of the Hip Hop community turned to Twitter to share their thoughts on the breaking news.

Kendrick Lamar Throws Pitch At LA Dodgers Game

Play ball! It’s baseball season. Who better than to throw the first pitch at the Los Angeles Dodgers versus San Francisco Giants game than the city’s own Kendrick Lamar? Of course, they had to play “King Kunta” over the stadium speakers during this moment.

Jace Claims Drake Stole His Beats

http://twitter.com/retroJACE/status/591394345170919425

With two videos uploaded to Twitter, Jace from Two-9 posts tracks found while looking through his computer archives. These beats sound very similar to tracks from Drake’s If Youre Reading This Its Too Late. He states, ““real 6ix god boy. im not salty. Like I said…im just saying.”

Fans Confirm Chance The Rapper’s New Album “Surf”

http://twitter.com/grantgifford66/status/593235073677262849

Chance The Rapper revealed exciting news to fans during a show at Michigan State University. Just three months after releasing the teaser, Chance will give fans his new project Surf next week. Many concertgoers were excited to share the news.

Lil B Accuses Hotel Of Stealing $10,000 Cash

Lil B puts the Red Lion hotel in Oakland on blast as $10,000 in cash is missing from his hotel room. He accused the hotel staff directly of stealing his money. He also posts a video to IG of his encounter with a worker on the job.

Future Responds To Ciara Fans

In the midst of the Future and Ciara break-up, it seems fans have taken one side over the other. Ciara was reported recently hooking up with football player Russell Wilson. While Ciara fans spam Future’s IG with football emojis, this is his response.

Snoop Dogg Releases “Bush” Tracklist

The long awaited next project by Snoop Dogg titled “Bush” is slowly making progress toward its release date. This collaboration with Pharrell is slated to be released May 12 after much delay. Snoop prepares fans as he posts the tracklist via Twitter.

Rich Homie Quan Releases New Mixtape

Rich Homie Quan is back on his solo grind, separating himself from Rich Gang. On April 28, he released his new mixtape If You Ever Think I Will Stop Going In, Ask Double R. Just a few weeks ago, he stated, “Rich Gang still my family.”