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 Rihanna supporting Howard University students, and a Murda Beatz and Offset joint album.
Rihanna Shows Support For Howard University Students
— Rihanna (@rihanna) March 30, 2018
It was recently discovered several Howard employees stole over $1 million in financial aid from students, according to CNBC. In a protest, countless HU students sang Rihanna’s “Bitch Better Have My Money” inside a campus administration building. RiRi was feeling it.
Lil Skies Cancels Remaining Tour Dates Due To Health Issues
— Skies🖤 (@LilSkies) March 30, 2018
Lil Skies, who has been on his The Life of the Dark Rose Tour since March, has stopped the tour midway. A rep for Warner Music Group said he’s been sick for the last few shows.
Murda Beatz Announces Joint Album With Offset
We Got It.. Its On Set… 🔥🤯🔥 https://t.co/f8VJ3CBmCa
— CHEF MURDA (@murdabeatz_) March 28, 2018
A fan tweeted Murda Beatz asking for a collab album with Offset. Murda’s reply confirmed it’s in the works.
Gucci Mane Sends Young Thug A Request
— Gucci Mane (@gucci1017) March 26, 2018
U no I’m the nigga got u together wen u came home kid… I’m strait 4life https://t.co/jgidiKbyg3
— Young Thug ひ (@youngthug) March 26, 2018
Gucci Mane offered $1 million for a mixtape, which Thug seemingly turned down, claiming he doesn’t need money.
Bow Wow Shares Cryptic Message
Sometimes i wish i wasnt here……..
— Bow Wow (@smoss) March 24, 2018
Bow Wow shared a message on Twitter that alarmed fans, prompting them to ask if he’s okay. Some wondered if the rapper is suicidal.
Pi’erre Bourne Announces Playboi Carti’s Album Is Finished
Somebody from the label wants me to tweet Carti's albums done
— 🅿️i'erre 🅱️ourne (@pierrebourne) March 30, 2018
Pi’erre Bourne, the genius behind Playboi Carti’s successful “Magnolia,” has announced Carti’s album is finished.