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 Young Thug showing love to YoungBoy Never Broke Again and a bizarre explanation from Tyler The Creator.
Young Thug Welcomes YoungBoy Never Broke Again Home
Welcome home my love…?
— Young Thug ひ (@youngthug) March 16, 2018
YoungBoy Never Broke Again was recently released on bail after being arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. Soon after his release was announced, Young Thug tweeted a message that many believe was directed at YoungBoy. The two have embraced one another in the past with YoungBoy even getting a Thugger chain.
Lil Yachty Says He & The Good Perry Aren’t Speaking
Are you and Perry still cool? #AskYachty
— THE GOOD PERRY (@Playboabe) March 15, 2018
During a Twitter Q&A session, Lil Yachty answered a fan who asked about his former friend and frequent collaborator, producer The Good Perry. Yachty replied to the fan saying, “Good question…………..it’s whatever we don’t talk” in a since-deleted tweet.
DJ Envy Is Clowned By Desus & Mero
I wish they had the same energy to my face…..
— djenvy (@djenvy) March 16, 2018
Lmaoooo ok b https://t.co/T8og6mfbKi
— Desus Nice (@desusnice) March 16, 2018
LMAO ITS HARD TO TALK TO A NIGGA FACE TO FACE FROM A DIFFERENT ROOM MY GUY???U CREPT OUT THE STUDIO LIKE THERE WAS A SLEEPIN BABY IN THERE U WASNT TRYNA WAKE UP https://t.co/2Y5S08CxEG
— THE KID MERO ?? (@THEKIDMERO) March 16, 2018
During an interview on The Breakfast Club earlier this week, DJ Envy confronted comedians Desus Nice and The Kid Mero over comments about his wife and eventually stormed off the set. Desus and Mero mocked the whole incident on their VICELAND show, which Envy responded to on Twitter. Desus and Mero came back with some more jokes.
Tyler The Creator Cancels South America Tour
hello, im not coming to south america as planned anymore, sucks, i will be there at some point tho, sorry, i know yall was really really looking forward to it, but, uhhh….yeah, sometimes a duck isnt a jean jacket….ill be out there one day, holla * heart emoji*
— Tyler, The Creator (@tylerthecreator) March 12, 2018
Tyler The Creator was slated to perform at Lollapalooza in Argentina, Chile and Brazil this month. Lollapalooza’s official Facebook informed fans he was unable to make the performance due to “personal reasons,” but the Flower Boy artist offered his own explanation on Twitter.
03 Greedo Jokingly Backtracks On Tupac Commentary
2Pac On my next album. We had a misunderstanding lol
— il lupo aka The Wolf #LLLM (@03Greedo) March 13, 2018
Los Angeles rapper 03 Greedo recently called Tupac a “bitch ass nigga” in an interview with Billboard. The controversy sparked by the interview prompted him to address the comments on social media.
Isaiah Rashad Announces New Album
— Zaywop (@ZaywopRashad) March 12, 2018
During a performance at Buku Fest in New Orleans, Isaiah Rashad told the crowd, “Alright so, album coming this summer. See y’all later niggas,” before walking off stage. The clip was uploaded by an Isaiah Rashad fan page.
Rich Homie Quan Is Displeased With Music
Is it just me, or does anyone else feel like music now a days doesn’t have content or morals ????
— RICH HOMIE BABY! (@RichHomieQuan) March 11, 2018
Rich Homie Quan expressed an opinion commonly heard in the music industry, asking Twitter if he’s the only one who feels modern music is lacking good content. His debut album, Rich As In Spirit, just dropped this month.