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 Drake supporting Kodak Black and a request from Yung Miami.
Drake Supports Kodak Black’s New Project
— Kodak Black (@KodakBlack1k) May 15, 2021
Kodak Black shows some kind DMs between himself and Drake.
Yung Miami Has A Request For Nicki Minaj
Can you unblock me on Instagram @NICKIMINAJ ?
— Yung Miami (@YungMiami305) May 16, 2021
Days after Nicki drops her new album, Yung Miami takes to Twitter to ask for the unblock.
Chloe Bailey’s Rihanna Cover
— Chlöe (@ChloeBailey) May 16, 2021
Fans go wild in the comments for Chloe’s casual rendition of “Love On The Brain”.
Missy Elliott Reveals The Truth Behind “One In A Million”
Funfact because I didn’t think I was a singer singer I would rap sing all the songs I did. If you listen to Aaliyah “One in A Million” it was rap singing a bounce to the melody because that’s the only way I thought I sounded decent in the demos 🤷🏾♀️ https://t.co/wlTUzKsq8b
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) May 14, 2021
Missy Elliot says the Aaliyah song was made for “rap-singing.”
Chris Brown, Bobby Shmurda, Drake & Rowdy Rebel Have A Dance-Off
Drake, Chris Brown, Bobby Shmurda and Rowdy Rebel in LA club lastnight pic.twitter.com/1Q7z7hU6BB
— HIPHOP CROWN NATION® (@hiphopcnation) May 15, 2021
The foursome was getting active in a Los Angeles club.
NLE Choppa Speaks Out Against Vaccines
Folks really forcing shit upon people. Fuck dude https://t.co/8gLzSAHFnK
— NLE Choppa (@Nlechoppa1) May 13, 2021
NLE Choppa expresses disagreement with the president’s message.