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 week’s installment of Tweets Is Watching includes Kanye West’s love for Apple and YG calling Rolling Loud “trash.”
Kanye West Praises Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs you are one of my biggest inspirations and your story spirit and drive helps to push me everyday congratulations on Apple hitting a trillion dollars also congrats to Eddie Q and Johnny Ives and Tim Cook and the entire Apple team
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) August 3, 2018
Kanye West calls the late Steve Jobs one of his “biggest inspirations” and congratulates Apple for being worth a trillion dollars.
Travis Scott Thanks His Collaborators
Phillip bailey James Blake Stevie wonder thank u. #stopttrynnabegod
— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) August 3, 2018
Travis thanks his Astroworld collaborators, including Stevie Wonder, James Blake and Phillip Bailey.
Ludacris Does A Good Deed
— CBS News (@CBSNews) August 3, 2018
Ludacris used his powers for good, covering a very large grocery bill for a random woman in Atlanta.
Lil Yachty’s Releasing New Music
On da real, gone drop a ep for my birthday 8/23, remember dat
— Underdog (@lilyachty) July 27, 2018
Lil Boat revealed plans to drop new music on August 23, his birthday.
XXXTENTACION Goes 3x Platinum
XXXTentacion's "SAD!" is now eligible for 3x Platinum in the US.
— chart data (@chartdata) August 1, 2018
The late rapper’s “SAD!” is still hitting new milestones.
Mac Miller Elaborates On “SWIMMING” Title
in my own way this feel like living
some alternate reality
and I was drowning but now I'm swimming…https://t.co/Qp2T5qy2jx
— Mac (@MacMiller) August 3, 2018
Mac Miller gives a little insight into the meaning of his album title, SWIMMING.
YG Calls Rolling Loud “Trash”
NO YG ON YALL LINE UP. ? YALL TRASH https://t.co/4a64VV2cve
— STAY DANGEROUS (@YG) August 2, 2018
YG is clearly salty (as are his fans) about being left off the music festival’s lineup.