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 Chance The Rapper voicing a character in the Trolls franchise and Lil Pump teasing new music.
Chance The Rapper To Voice Trolls Character
— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) May 11, 2018
After being in the spotlight lately for his political activism, Chance will switch gears to work as a voice acting in an animated film.
50 Cent Criticizes Spotify
Spotify is wrong for what there doing to artist like R Kelly and xxxtentacion. There not even convicted of any thing.
— 50cent (@50cent) May 10, 2018
50 made it clear he disagrees with the platform removing controversial artists from playlists.
Chief Keef Releases Glo Files
— Glory Boy (@ChiefKeef) May 9, 2018
After advertising the release earlier in the week, Sosa came through with the project on Friday (May 11).
Lil Pump Previews New Song “Drug Addict”
RT IF I SHOULD DROP IT THIS ASAP pic.twitter.com/FmQjTvAhsZ
— Lil pump (@lilpump) May 6, 2018
Despite being sober for months, Pump has a song titled “Drug Addict” in the chamber.
Bryson Tiller Admits To Suffering From Depression
Tiller's last album was good & yall got him depressed smh pic.twitter.com/1jIgS47QLl
— Yo Shadow Chill (@BStapIes) May 5, 2018
1. i was depressed before i made that album and you can hear it in the music 2. statistically, we didn’t do that great because of it.. and 3. depression ended in 2017 and i been workin hard ever since. stay tuned https://t.co/dVIjYLHo9C
— tiller (@brysontiller) May 7, 2018
Several fans bashed Tiller, saying he “fell off” and expressing their disappointment in his latest work. This prompted the platinum-selling artist to open up about going through depression while working on his last album.
RiFF RAFF Calls For 85 Features
i HAVE 85 NEW SONGS AND i WANT TO GET A FEATURE ON EACH SONG
TAG YOUR FAVORiTE ARTiST BELOW NEW OR OLD, FAMOUS OR NOT
SEND MUSiC / ViDEO LiNKS BELOW TOO
— JODY HiGHROLLER (@JODYHiGHROLLER) May 10, 2018
The Houston rapper announced he has 85 songs and wants a feature, leaving the offer open to just about anyone.
Lil Uzi Vert’s Next Project Is Coming This Year
Don’t forget Uzi????? https://t.co/wxSsicGmdt
— #1 CoSigner (@DonCannon) May 10, 2018
Don Cannon replied to a fan who listed 2018’s anticipated Hip Hop albums, implying that Lil Uzi also has an upcoming release.