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 Gunna and the word “Drip” and Cardi B’s response to a fan.
Ima say this one time only ! I Don’t Give a Flying Fucc about The Word DRIP ! Or Who ever say Dey created it ! BuT I make HITS and i really put dat Shit On ??♂️ No Capp !
— Yung Gunna (@1GunnaGunna) October 21, 2018
Some like to argue about where the word “drip” originated, crediting various Atlanta rappers for the slang. Gunna says he’s the one with the most influence.
Freddie Gibbs Shares Favorite Rappers
— Freddie Gibbs (@FreddieGibbs) October 26, 2018
Freddie Gibbs sounds off on his list of favorites rappers, which includes Travis Scott, Offset and Pusha T.
Cardi B Roasts A Follower
Okay mega Mind ?
— iamcardib (@iamcardib) October 24, 2018
Cardi had a hilarious response after a Twitter user critiqued her latest single, “Money”, saying, “Listen Cardi baby, Money is not the one.”
Kanye’s New Friend
Great hanging with my bro @kanyewest today. Just like my agent @AgentD_P 's book "@AimingBook". We both have Aimed High our whole lives! #AimingHigh#KanyeWest#DennisRodman#AimingHighBook#Chicago#MyBro#ItsAllLove#Icons#Legends#TwoOfAKindpic.twitter.com/Rp34hZuljX
— Dennis Rodman (@dennisrodman) October 23, 2018
Kanye West linked up with Dennis Rodman earlier this week. The former NBA star was promoting his book, Aiming High.
Lil Yachty Supports “Brother Nature”
On god I got big love 4 @COLDGAMEKELV
— Underdog (@lilyachty) October 22, 2018
After some old Tweets from internet sensation “Brother Nature” resurfaced, Lil Yachty showed his support.
Sniper Gang Hints Unreleased XXXTENTACION Coming Soon
Kodak and XXXTENTACION have another unreleased song they had done before he passed away…
— SNIPER GANG (@SniperGanglk) October 17, 2018
Kodak Black’s label suggest Kodak and late X might have more music on the way.
Chance The Rapper’s Political Activism
— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) October 26, 2018
Chance is hosting a Amara Enyia rally in his hometown of Chicago.