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 YG’s album delay and some Lil Tracy/DJ Akademiks beef.
Karen Civil Says YG’s Album Is Delayed
— Karen Civil (@KarenCivil) May 3, 2019
YG initially intended to release the album on April 13.
Lil Tracy Sends DJ Akademiks A Cease & Desist
— DJ Akademiks (@Akademiks) April 30, 2019
Lil Tracy was upset Akademiks shared information about Tracy’s potential involvement with a sexual harassment case.
Wale Says He Doesn’t Make Music
I don’t make music. I’m the guy who tests out postmates driver excuses https://t.co/GGxWWqiKtH
— Wale (@Wale) May 1, 2019
Wale has jokes.
Meek Mill Shows His Mother’s Cards
The top is my mom welfare card the bottom is her black card! Real trapper 🤞🏾 pic.twitter.com/ETV5N3zEIO
— Meek Mill (@MeekMill) May 2, 2019
Maybe he meant her old welfare card.
2 Chainz Shares Photo Of His Son
Missing my main man right now !!! We gotta bond that I will protect as long as im breathing !! Im an only child so I needed some one to carry that last name for me 💪🏿💙 pic.twitter.com/qs47cOmyQK
— Tity Boi (2 Chainz) (@2chainz) May 3, 2019
2 Chainz wants to keep the family name alive.