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 Snoh Aalegra being compared to Sade.
Snoh Aalegra Asks For Comparisons To Stop
There’s only one Queen Sade Adu. There will never be another one. This comparison I just saw is so unnecessary. It’s not even a debate.
Respect the legend, please.
— Snoh Aalegra (@snohaalegra) July 15, 2021
Snoh is tired of being likened to the legendary singer Sade.
Bia Clarifies Her Ethnicity
Very aware of my roots guys my grandparents were born in PR and migrated to NY. Puerto Rican’s come in many different colors and race is different from ethnicity OF COURSE we have tiano, African, and Latin blood. Very proud to be Afrolatina and Italian.
— BIA (@BIABIA) July 10, 2021
Bia explains her racial background after Twitter comes for her for not being black.
Iggy Azalea Announces Hiatus
“End of an Era” is so special to me because after I drop my album next month iam going to take a few years to focus on other creative projects and things I’m feeling passionate and inspired by, beyond music.
I’m excited for you guys to see different sides to me in the future.
— IGGY AZALEA (@IGGYAZALEA) July 15, 2021
Iggy will be taking time off from making music.
Coi Leray Asserts Herself
Well it’s safe to say I was the best dressed 😁
— PRESSURE ⭐️ (@coi_leray) July 15, 2021
Coi Leray stands up for herself after being dragged for her XXL freestyle.
Lil Durk Reschedules Detroit Concert
We got to reschedule Detroit sold out show as well sorry ima come back and rock that bitch
— THE VOICE (@lildurk) July 17, 2021
Lil Durk shared the Detroit show is canceled without much explanation.
Moneybagg Yo Says He’s Dropping A Deluxe
Y’all ready for Deluxe ⁉️👀🔥
— Certified Speaker (@MoneyBaggYo) July 15, 2021
Moneybagg Yo teases a deluxe version of his No. 1 Billboard 200 album, A Gangster’s Pain.