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 Doja Cat setting the record straight, and Lil Yachty supporting Megan Thee Stallion.
Doja Cat Speaks On “Anti-Black” Controversy
Remember when people said I was black when I had a #1 along side 3 other black women but now the same people wanna say I'm white? Maybe I'm not the one here with "identity issues". 🙂
— Doja Cat (@DojaCat) July 21, 2020
Doja Cat is here to defend herself.
Bow Wow Says Music Was “Just the start”
People always ask me film and TV or music? I never hesitate … FILM AND TV IS MY LIFE. Music was just the start up.
— Bow Wow (@smoss) July 24, 2020
Bow Wow says his real passion is television/film.
NLE Choppa Explains Kanye West’s Comments
I think y’all misunderstood watt Kanye said but at the same time idk til he explain himself. I think he saying yes Harriet Tubman freed the slaves but we still was under the whites. We didn’t own any land, jobs, anything. Basically free in our eyes but the system still against us
— NLE Choppa (@Nlechoppa1) July 21, 2020
NLE Choppa says the people misunderstood Kanye’s Harriet Tubman comments.
Dream Doll’s Hit
MY FIRST BILLBOARD PLACEMENT !!!! NOT ONLY THAT WE #9 out of 100 SO GRATEFUL THANK YOU to everyone that streamed ahahah 💕 pic.twitter.com/Gyv3kPFPuD
— DreamDoll (@dreamdoll) July 21, 2020
Dream Doll has a Billboard charting song with “Ah Ah Ah.”
J.I.D. Asks For Classic Beats
what’s classic beats should I rap over, gimme3👀
— (J.I.D) (@JIDsv) July 24, 2020
J.I.D. wants to cover some classic beats.
Lil Yachty Sends Megan Love
GOOD MORNING MEGAN, HOPE UR RECOVERING GOOD. WE (I) LOVE YOU.
— stealth level boat (@lilyachty) July 24, 2020
Lil Yachty sends positivity to Megan Thee Stallion.