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/rap world.

This week’s installment of Tweets Is Watching includes Lil Nas X on coming out, and more.

Lil Nas X Writes A Letter To His Younger Self

Lil Nas X writes his 14-year-old self a letter about coming out.

Yung Miami’s Mom Released From Prison

Yung Miami shares some personal information and reveals her mom has been let out of prison.

Lil Uzi Vert Gushes About JT

Love is in the air.

Rubi Rose Speaks On Relationship With DDG


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Rubi explains why she’s done with DDG in a series of since-deleted tweets.

Lakeyah Teases New Music

Lakeyah suggests she’ll be dropping more remixes soon.

DJ Akademiks Calls Saweetie “Dead Weight”

Ak fired off his unsolicited opinion on the Saweetie and Quavo breakup.