According to a familiar cliché, a picture is worth a thousand words. Your favorite celebrities—including rappers—are doing less and less press, but luckily their thumbs and smartphones still work. Instagram has provided a way for them to document their lives and/or thoroughly embarrass themselves for our collective enjoyment. The beauty of it all is that you don’t even need to join Instagram, as most rappers are perfectly fine leaving their feeds open for public viewing. And if you’d rather avoid the IG life altogether, we’ve filtered through the top rapper’s pictures and videos and consolidated all the week’s events into one convenient feed.

This week, Lil Wayne loses his cool at a charity basketball game, Timbaland is criticized for his Bruce Jenner meme, and Nicki Minaj graces the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine.

Jacquees Poses With Birdman & Looks Quite Like Lil’ Wayne

Call it an attack of the clones, but it looks like Birdman has found himself someone that looks like Lil Wayne at the very least. Jacquees is talented in his own right, but is this a sign of the times at Cash Money? Caption:@jacquees @birdman5star nephew got Rite now#RICHGANG FYB YSLRG #BLATT

Khloe Kardashian Throws Up Gang Signs With The Game

Khloe Kardashian is going through a bit of a transformation. First, the Popeyes on the private jet, and now, well, throwing up Piru Blood gang signs on top ofred jeep. Of course, Game was there to capture the moment. Caption: Bickin’ it… off the red wine turns @KhloeKardashian into 2Pac lol…. she stole my rag…. Jumped on my jeep & said she not gettin down til I take her back to Compton…… (Hood facts: she used to drop me off in the hood after the studio everyday back in 05′) we always been  #WinnersCircle

Iggy Azalea And Nick Young Are Engaged

Nick Young popped the question to girlfriend Iggy Azalea during his thirtieth birthday party on June 1. The Los Angeles Lakers player and Australian emcee met via Twitter in 2013. The ring is worth $500,000. Caption: “Happiest Day #Isaidyes”

Young Thug Gets Gucci Mane-Inspired Tattoo

After Young Thug attended Gucci Mane’s “Trap God” photo exhibit in Atlanta, he was sighted with some new ink. With an ice cream cone/lightning bolt tattoo on his face, Thugger pays tribute to Gucci. But wait, is the tat real or fake? Caption: “#Freeguwop I REALLY LOVE AND MISS U…..! PHOTO BY: @beelbe”

Lil Wayne Tries To Attack Referee At Charity Basketball Game

Lil Wayne recently served as the guest coach for the Young Money squad at the fourth-annual LooseCannon Celebrity Basketball game at the Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis. Apparently, Weezy was upset over a call by one of the game’s referees. He was seen being held back by his entourage and members of the Young Money basketball team. Caption: “#RealTime #CurrentSituation #InstantUpload #LooseCannon #EthnoNightlife @balleralert ….live at the Loose Cannon vs Young Money celebity basketball game..”

Timbaland Receives Backlash For Bruce Jenner Meme

The transformation of Bruce Jenner into Caitlyn Jenner had everything talking, both negatively and positively. Unfortunately, while TImbaland was not the only one to take light of the situation with a giggle, many did not approve. He defends himself in the caption. Caption: “This was a repost I thought was funny I’m not making fun of him I support him but stop it we can all laugh sometime dammmmm it’s just a dam repost someone sent to me !!!!!”

2015 XXL Freshman Class Revealed

What are your thoughts on the 2015 XXL Freshman Class? #XXLFreshmen

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Making it on the list for the XXL Freshman Class is a big deal for any emerging artist. Among the artists featured on the 2015 XXL Freshmen cover are Fetty Wap, K Camp, Raury, Kidd Kidd, OG Maco, Tink, and Dej Loaf. Do we agree or disagree? Caption: “What are your thoughts on the 2015 XXL Freshman Class? #XXLFreshmen”

Nicki Minaj Covers Cosmopolitan Magazine

Nicki Minaj is looking hot as ever as she graces the cover of Cosmopolitan Magazine. In the story, Nicki states that women should expect their man to give them an orgasm every time. Wonder if Meek Mill has read this…? Caption: “When u mad thick & ufeelinyaself absolutely love this pic in the newest issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine. Have u seen the cover? ”

Ludacris Welcomes Newborn Baby Girl

On June 4, Ludacris announced the birth of his newborn baby girl. He and wife, Eudoxie, welcomed their first child together after tying the knot at the end of last year. He names his third child Cadence Gaélle Bridges. Caption: “#tbt now @eudoxiee will be switching places. #blessings #love #life”

50 Cent and Jake Gyllenhaal Star In New Film

50 Cent is back on the big screen. He joins Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams in Sportspaw. This sports drama film is slated to be released on July 24. 50 describes the movie as “gangsta,” with Jake looking hard in a gold chain. Caption: “NEW GANGSTA FILM STARING 50cent and Jake Gyllenhaal ( BITCH BETTER HAVE MY MONEY) in theaters July 24. #EFFENVODKA #FRIGO #SMSAUDIO”

Kid Cudi Covers Complex Magazine With Ari Gold

Kid Cudi and Jeremy Piven cover the June/July issue of Complex, as they chat about the new “Entourage” movie. Jeremy Piven plays the character of Ari Gold on the show, and now Cudi joins him, playing his assistant in the movie. The movie hits theaters June 3. Caption: “”Some people do look at Ari Gold like he’s the fucking man. Some people look up to that.” —Kid Cudi @jucophoto”