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 Post Malone using his new album as a tip, and Beyonce and JAY-Z simply being fans.
Post Malone Gives Out His Album As A Tip
don’t even know what song this is but my postmate driver said his last delivery was to post malone and he gave him a CD as tip 😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/WuiUT0TlXU
— John Funtanilla 🤘🏽 (@iJohnF) April 26, 2018
Apparently Post Malone is giving out his new album, Beerbongs & Bentleys, as a tip to some lucky service workers.
J. Cole Announces He’s Working On Next Project
Workin on it. https://t.co/uLBD8evCpe
— J. Cole (@JColeNC) April 26, 2018
J. Cole said he’s working on the The Fall Off as hinted at on his new K.O.D. album.
03 Greedo Gets Sentenced To Prison
Sorry i let my fans down. At least we got some great music before i left yall. I wish i coulda stayed with my family but life isnt fair to some of us. Plenty music will be released while im gone. Promise me you will love me forever
— #GodLevel 🐺 #LLLM (@03Greedo) April 25, 2018
The rapper tweeted a farewell message shortly after asking fans to pray for him ahead of his court hearing. There was no explanation as to why or for how long he will be imprisoned though.
Lil Skies Turned Down XXL Freshman List Cover
skies turned down the xxl cover, that Mf is crazy lol that’s why I love him though. one of the realist in the industry nah fr
— Cole Bennett (@_ColeBennett_) April 25, 2018
During a recent Instagram Live session, Lil Skies said he turned down the XXL Freshmen cover, calling it “rigged.” Director Cole Bennett liked the decision.
SZA Replies To Kehlani’s Praise
Disseminating all information with love and grace . Everytime . Everywhere . A living Goddess… she true 💜🌈✨🙏🏾👑 https://t.co/5gTKBbEwXn
— SZA (@sza) April 23, 2018
In an interview on an Australian radio show, Kehlani praised SZA’s success and genuineness. The first lady of TDE responded with kind words.
Beyonce & JAY-Z Were Waiting To Meet 6LACK
just got off stage at Coachella & found out jay & bey were watching my set. not only that, they were waiting to meet. Idk if I’m supposed to say that but fuck it, life is dope.
— bear (@6LACK) April 23, 2018
The Atlanta artist received the compliment of a lifetime after learning the power couple was watching his Coachella performance.
Nicki Minaj Warns Fans To Not Miss Her Tour
All ima say is this tour is 🦄😻🤭😲💦⬆️👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽🙏🏽🙌🏽👌🏽 and if u miss it, don’t be mad at Chun. Be mad at YOU! Chun gave u ALLLL the time in the world. This album so 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽 AAAAHHHHHHHH!!!! I can’t take it!
— Chun-Li (@NICKIMINAJ) April 22, 2018
The self-crowned “Queen of Rap” describes her upcoming tour with several emojis, such as a unicorn, and warns fans to not miss out.
Metro Boomin Calls Russ “Whack”
— Metro Boomin (@MetroBoomin) April 22, 2018
Young Metro joined the list of producers, including London on da Track and Zaytoven, calling out Russ after he blamed “the state of Hip Hop” on the producers in an old interview. Russ had said all music sounds the same because the producers make “whack” beats.