Instagram began as something more about dinner pictures than beef initiation. Then it evolved into a video platform for those wanting to give a 15 second glimpse into moments. Somewhere in the middle, celebrities, including rappers, are bypassing the usual press roll for direct fan interaction. While some attempt to give a mystique about themselves, many let it all go in terms of their personal lives. And to think, it’s all from the comforts of their smartphone. Considering the amount of famous folks on the social network, it can be a lot to filter through post displaying everything from their luxurious lifestyle to studio sessions. With that in mind, HipHopDX presents a weekly feature for those looking to have a filtered look into the lives of your favorite notable humans.

This week,Ciara poses nude with her family, and Chance The Rapper wishes Chicago a happy birthday.

Nicki Minaj Drops New Music With Lil Wayne & Drake

#3PackFromPARIS 🇫🇷🇫🇷🇫🇷 w/love ♥️

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All the way from Paris.

Jhene Aiko On International Women’s Day

<3.

Freddie Gibbs Announces New Album

You Only Live 2wice March 31 Link in Bio #YOL2 #ESGN

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You Only Live 2wice.

YG Celebrates His Birthday With DJ Mustard

27' 🍾: @djmustard

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Who just turned 27 years old.

Bryson Tiller Wins Best New R&B Artist

thank you iHeart for the Award. another 🏆 for my granny's living room.

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At the #iHeartRadioAwards.

Gucci Mane & Keyshia Ka’oir Cover GQ Style

GQ Style !!!!!!!!! @gqstyle

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Relationship goals.

Karrueche Slays In All Red At The #iHeartRadioAwards

#iHeartRadioAwards

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Bae.

Remy Ma Throws Husband Papoose a Surprise Birthday

Who just turned 39 years old.

Chance The Rapper Wishes Chicago A Happy Birthday

Happy 180th Birthday Chicago. Time to do our jobs. #supportCPS

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With American civil rights activist DeRay McKesson.

Rihanna Covers Paper Magazine

 

Styled by a fan <3.

2 Chainz Remembers Bankroll Fresh

March 4 marks the one-year anniversary of his death.