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 Kodak Black writing a book, and Sasha Obama hanging out with Cardi and Offset.
Kodak Black Announces A Book
I’m excited about this book I’m writing. I’m ready for the world to read it.
— Kodak Black (@KodakBlack1k) May 4, 2018
After being arrested on Instagram Live, Kodak Black — or “Bill” — is currently serving a prison sentence for gun and drug charges. It looks like all the alone time has given the Broward County rapper an idea. On Thursday (May 3), he tweeted he’s going to take on the role of author.
Travis Scott Stirs Excitement Among Fans
THAT BEING SAID!!!
THIS WEEK THE FANS EAT.
— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) April 30, 2018
Cardi B Comments On “Fake” Offset Paternity Test
Lmaaaaaaoooooooooooooooo Wow people are really crazy https://t.co/GsgA6YYoam
— iamcardib (@iamcardib) May 4, 2018
The Future Mrs. Offset — Cardi B — has found herself in the middle of Offset-cheating allegations on a couple of occasions. After Instagram “model” Celina Powell posted a paternity test alleging Offset was the father, the “Bodak Yellow” rapper clowned Powell repeatedly.
Sasha Obama Hangs Out With Cardi B & Offset
— MEFeaterEIC (@GabrielleAmani) April 29, 2018
The former president’s daughter joined the Cardi and Offset backstage at D.C.’s Broccoli City Festival on April 29.
The Game Supports Kanye West
Kanye’ is a genius. People who’ve never achieved greatness are not allowed to question it.
— Black Jesus (@thegame) May 2, 2018
The Game defends Kanye’s recent outbursts.
Royce Da 5’9 Announces Music With ScHoolboy Q
Cut Throat is a song me and @ScHoolboyQ did for the album at the very last minute but couldn’t get it cleared in time. I’m gon get on the phone with my brother, we’re gonna figure out a cool way to release it. 🙏🏿 Thank y’all #BookOfRyan
— ROYCE (@Royceda59) May 4, 2018
Royce explains “Cut Throat” didn’t make the cut for his recently released Book of Ryan album but promises it will be out shortly.