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 Lil Wayne paying his respects to Cedric Benson and Common explaining his single.
Lil Wayne Pays His Respects To Late NFL Player
🙏🏽🙏🏽 For #32 Cedrick Benson and his fam. My condolences. Packer 4ever. Love everyday.
— Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) August 18, 2019
Infrequent tweeter Lil Wayne sent prayers to Cedric Benson who passed away earlier this week.
Polo G Praises Megan Thee Stallion
Man she so mf Dope🔥🔥🔥U gatta listen to ha fr https://t.co/DNPH2tWkpo
— Polo.G⭐️🖤🏆 (@Polo_Capalot) August 24, 2019
Polo G retweeted an old Meg freestyle, giving Meg her props.
Meek Mill Asks Fans For Suggestions
Putting together setlist for #LegendaryNightsTour right now. What you want to hear?
— Meek Mill (@MeekMill) August 21, 2019
2 Chainz’s Friendship With Kevin Durant
.@KDTrey5 this was 2 years ago you came to my show to support ya boy when I was in the wheelchair with the broken leg , now you down for a few months but that shit come right back Killa 💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾 pic.twitter.com/l4767qd3W4
— Tity Boi (2 Chainz) (@2chainz) August 21, 2019
2 Chainz offers KD some encouragement.
Wale Asks For Help With Streaming
Give it some time … but also request it and also go in to ur local cell phone store and stream it on Napster https://t.co/OD2HmMvzYg
— Wale (@Wale) August 24, 2019
Wale always brings the jokes.
Common Explains New Single
When I became a parent, I thought that I would be the one teaching my daughter. Boy was I wrong! My daughter has become one of my favorite teachers along with LIFE.
— COMMON (@common) August 22, 2019
Jeezy’s Meteorology Album Promo
— The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) August 23, 2019
Jeezy, also known as the Snowman, was a guest on his hometown’s weather channel to celebrate his album drop.