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 highlights some funny reactions to BET’s The Bobby Brown Story.
Twitter’s Hilarious “The Bobby Brown Story” Commentary
I was today years old when I found out Bobby Brown was cracking Janet Jackson.
— lil baby burden (@austinxwill) September 5, 2018
Janet Jackson was married for a whole 10 years before she let y’all know she was getting divorced. She can keep a secret #BobbyBrownBET
— Mos Def Steff (@stephiedee71) September 5, 2018
Sooooo you mean to tell me, Bobby pulled Janet Jackson AND Whitney Houston?! TWO LEGENDS?! pic.twitter.com/VcD1yK7iSd
— Gabriella (@_MissGabL) September 5, 2018
— Afoma Andrea (@Gr33n_Dragwan) September 5, 2018
Fans had a field day after tuning in to BET’s The Bobby Brown Story biopic.
YBN Cordae Respects Women
YBN Cordae disses Ian Connor's 'Revenge Storm' sneakers and calls them garbage. Says he only likes sneakers from people who respect women. pic.twitter.com/HKRoQUW5Q3
— RapCurrent (@RapCurrent) September 2, 2018
YBN Cordae refuses to support Ian Connor’s shoe line on the basis of Connor’s rape allegations.
Trippie Redd & Yung Bans Ask Fans For Advice
What should we name the tape? pic.twitter.com/dnjWTdNEFm
— YUNG BANS (@YUNGBANS) September 6, 2018
Yung Bans shared a screenshot of himself having a facetime converasation with Trippie Redd, asking fans what the duo should call their upcoming collaborative tape.
Offset Loves Cardi B’s Newest Single
Baby father likes my new single ????? pic.twitter.com/X7gJAugbBx
— iamcardib (@iamcardib) September 6, 2018
Cardi is keeping fans on her toes with unreleased music in the vault, sharing screenshot of a conversation in which Offset compliments her work.
Bow Wow Gets Aggressive
Snoop put me in the game NOT YOU!
— Bow Wow (@smoss) September 4, 2018
It’s unclear what people drew the ire of Shad MOss, but the ominous sub-tweet was directed at somebody out there.
Nicki Minaj Snaps At Fan
I’d rather my Uber ride to you, to suck my dick https://t.co/GSwTpP3bk4
— QUEEN (@NICKIMINAJ) September 6, 2018
Nicki had some words for a follower who critiqued her for donating to former Cosby Show actor Geoffrey Owens, who was recently shamed for working at Trader Joe’s.
Kodak Black Hates Ghostwriters
I Hate Finding Out That People Be Writing You People Music … I Can’t Even Believe Y’all No More
— Kodak Black (@KodakBlack1k) September 4, 2018
Kodak had some words for rappers who don’t have a pen game.