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 reactions to Offset’s controversial lyrics, A$AP Rocky comments on Yams Day, big moves from MGK, and a new addition to the West family.

A$AP Rocky Thanks Yams Day 2018 Fans & Performers

Aside from all the violence that ensued and led to the event being cut short, Rocky took to Twitter to thank fans and performers for joining A$AP Mob in celebrating the life of the late A$AP Yams.

Starrah Responds To Offset’s Controversial Lyric

Singer-songwriter Starrah added to the criticism of Offset’s “queers” lyric by reminding rappers of various ways they already support the community —one example being how Starrah, herself a member of the LGBTQ community, has written various hooks for Hip Hop acts.

Ja Rule Reignites 50 Cent Beef

Ja Rule went on a Twitter tirade aimed at 50 Cent. The tweets were in response to a recent interview 50 did on Big Boy’s Neighborhood. Full story here.

MGK Lands Role In Motley Crue Biopic

Machine Gun Kelley has landed the role of drummer Tommy Lee in the upcoming Motley Crue Biopic titled The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band.

The West Family Grows

Kim Kardashian hit Twitter on Tuesday (January 16) to reveal she and her husband Kanye West were now parents to a 7 pound 6-ounce baby girl named Chicago West.

SiR Delivers First TDE Release of 2018

Inglewood’s SiR has delivered the first official Top Dawg album release of the new year. November consists of 11 tracks and includes features from ScHoolboy Q and British singer-songwriter Etta Bond.

Joe Budden & Migos Squash Beef

Have Joe Budden and Migos finally squashed the beef? Or will this be a short-lived reconciliation? Both sides have expressed gratitude towards each other. We’ll keep an eye on how this plays out.

“Wrote My Way Out” Video

Nas, Dave East, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Aloe Blacc linked up for a “Wrote My Way Out” video. The single, produced by the Grammy-nominated beatsmith !llmind, can be found on The Hamilton Mixtape.

Swae Lee Announces Solo Project

The Rae Sremmurd rapper confirmed Swaecation Vol. 1 will be released in less than a month.