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 Meek Mill’s movie announcement and Young Thug confessing he’s struggling with depression.
Meek Mill’s Film Debut
— Meek Mill (@MeekMill) October 9, 2018
Meek will star in Jada Pinkett Smith’s upcoming film, which he calls a “blessing.”
Young Thug’s Confession
At war with depression.
— Young Thug ひ (@youngthug) October 8, 2018
Thugger admits he struggles with depression.
Joey Purp Requests A Collaboration
U on ta somethin 🔥🔥
— Valee (@valee) October 12, 2018
Joey wants a collaboration between Valee and Beyoncé. Valee agrees.
Wale Compliments Lil Wayne
I’m late but ..lil Wayne cut the best promo of the year on his IG. 🐐
— Wale (@Wale) October 11, 2018
As Tha Carter V continues to receive attention and praise, Wale notices Wayne’s marketing efforts.
Murda Beatz’s Price For Beats
100K For A Murda x @1taykeith Beat 🔥🤷🏼♂️🔥🤷🏼♂️🔥
— MURDA ON THE BEAT (@murdabeatz_) October 8, 2018
Murda reveals a beat made by him and Tay Keith costs $100,000.