Twitter: home of Lil B curses, the occasional Kanye West rant and where trigger fingers turn to … you know the rest. Over time, rap has made its presence known on Twitter while providing artists with a platform to directly connect with countless fans now at 280 characters at a time. Our favorite artists, entertainers and influencers use the site as an outlet to vent without a filter, as well as to promote their latest work. With 330 million monthly active users to interact with, feeds can sometimes get overwhelming, which is why HipHopDX curates a list of the week’s best and most memorable tweets from the Hip Hop world.

This installment of Tweets Is Watching includes big moves from TDE, Coachella lineups, and a Cardi B-Bruno Mars team up.

“Black Panther” Soundtrack Duties Go To TDE

Kendrick Lamar, TDE CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith, and more are bringing the upcoming Black Panther soundtrack to life. In the meantime, SZA and Kung-Fu Kenny have released the lead single to the album titled “All The Stars.”

9th Wonder Remembers First Meeting Kanye

9th Wonder took a trip down memory lane and treated fans to a story about meeting Kanye West for the first time. The celebrated producer recalled Yeezy getting booed while on stage earlier in his career. He encourages rising artists to keep making music through the hardships.

John Legend also chimed in and recounted a similar story about West.

Coachella Reveals 2018 Lineup

The annual three-day festival has finally revealed the 2018 lineup is headlined by Eminem, Beyoncé and The Weeknd. Other notable acts include SZA, Vince Staples, Migos and Post Malone.

Atlantic Records Under Fire

Atlantic is being called out and accused of reportedly labeling albums as “mixtapes” to avoid paying out royalties to producers.

Skillz Drops 2017 “Rap Up”

Skillz was right on time with his annual year-end wrap up.

Bruno Mars & Cardi B Channel In Living Color

Cardi B continues her string of hits by laying a couple verses on Bruno Mars’ “Finesse (Remix).” The duo then surprised fans with a video for the single, which serves as an homage to the classic series In Living Color.

Joey Bada$$ Promises New Pro Era Music

The Pro Era head honcho lets fans know “so much music” is coming this year from the entire collective. Joey Bada$$ also announced his debut mixtape 1999 will make its way to streaming services soon.

Earl Sweatshirt Reacts To Father’s Death

Celebrated poet and father of Earl Sweatshirt, Keorapetse Kgositsile, has passed away at the age of 79. Earl took to Twitter to express his gratitude for the love and support from fans.

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