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 an island called ‘Busta Rhymes Island’ and a Lil Yachty emoji.

Fans Discover ‘Busta Rhymes Island’

Twitter discovered there’s a 40-by-40 foot island in Massachusetts named after Hip Hop vet Busta Rhymes. Kevin O’Brein has regularly visited and tended to the island since 2009, according to Slate magazine.

“It’s a very small little island [with] rope-swinging, blueberries, and … stuff Busta would enjoy,” O’Brien told

TM88 & Wiz Khalifa Are In The Studio

Producer TM88 announced he’s working with Wiz Khalifa. Wiz responded with a Tweet alluding to Rolling Papers 2.

Wiz Khalifa & Gucci Mane Show Love To Each Other

Speaking of Wiz, although the marijuana-loving rapper and Guwop have not announced any upcoming collaborations, they proved they’re friends while showing one another a little love.

Pi’erre Bourne Says New Playboi Carti Album Will Be “Fye”

Pi’erre Bourne has embarked on a solo rap career, but is still involved in producing other people’s work. On March 4, he revealed he’s working on a new Playboi Carti album. Bourne produced Carti’s most successful singles — “Magnolia” and “Woke Up Like This.”

Lil Yachty Gets An Emoji

Lil Yachty dropped Lil Boat 2 on Friday (March 9). To commemorate the occasion, by writing the hashtag #lilboat2, Twitter users can generate a Yachty emoji, which resembles the new album’s cover art.

Chance The Rapper Might Be Working With Pharrell

Chance The Rapper, who recently discussed upcoming projects during his visit to the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, posted a picture with Pharrell, composer Hans Zimmer, and actor Jon Favreau. It’s possible the Chi-Town native is working with the illustrious producer/MC.

Drake Says He’s Making An Album For Toronto

Drake was present at the Toronto Raptors and Houston Rockets matchup on Friday (March 9). In typical Champagne Papi fashion, he used his platform to profess his love for Toronto and proclaimed his next album is for his hometown.