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, Chance The Rapper preps for his SNL appearance, rappers react to Lil Peep’s death and much more.
Chance The Rapper Preps For SNL
— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) November 15, 2017
— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) November 17, 2017
Tune in Saturday (November 18) to catch “Chancer The Dancer” and “Eminem The Rapper” for a special SNL episode.
Rappers React To Lil Peep’s Death
— #cashcarti #playboi (@playboicarti) November 16, 2017
Lil peep wtfffffffffff bro I'm sick❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
— Ty Dolla $ign (@tydollasign) November 16, 2017
in the short time that i knew you, you were a great friend to me and a great person. your music changed the world and it'll never be the same. i love you bud. forever pic.twitter.com/tpbxpkf4f4
— Beerbongs & Bentleys (@PostMalone) November 16, 2017
RIP Lil Peep.
Cousin Stizz Responds To Concert Shooting
— Cousin Stizz (@CousinStizz) November 13, 2017
Nothing but thoughts and prayers for the lives lost at the Cousin Stizz concert.
Diddy Pleads For An End To Deadly Violence
We need to view each other as family and stop killing each other.
We kill ourselves more than anyone else and that has to stop.
— Diddy (@diddy) November 12, 2017
Diddy is living up to his short-lived new name.
9th Wonder Reflects On Kendrick Lamar’s Forbes Cover
#TBT Me sitting in the barbershop back in 2011, pointing to Dot on the cover of XXL saying…..”He’s Neo”. All I heard was “nah…nobody wanna hear all that rappin’…he rap too fast….”
There’s always way more “somebody’s” than your “nobody’s”….. pic.twitter.com/taewK0p9wM
— 9th Wonder (@9thwonder) November 16, 2017
You gotta let niggas sleep sometime. They need all the rest they can get. https://t.co/msU2doqOt8
— Punch TDE (@iamstillpunch) November 16, 2017
Kendrick Lamar shows that sometimes the world needs to catch up to brilliance.
Young Thug Has 21 Savage’s Back, But …
If @21savage don't fuck with a nigga, I don't care if I've been around u… nigga it's fuck ya!!
— Young Thug ひ (@youngthug) November 15, 2017
Why you don’t follow me back on ig den ?😂 https://t.co/xv49O2bt56
— Saint Laurent Don (@21savage) November 15, 2017
Young Thug now follows 21 Savage on Instagram.
J.I.D & Joey Bada$$ Are Ready To Jump Back In The Studio
I’ve been traveling for months and now it’s finally almost over. Can’t wait to get back in my studio to give y’all new flames 🔥🔥🔥
— BADMON (@joeyBADASS) November 17, 2017
Ima put out some music wen I get a chance to sit down🖤🕊
— (J.I.D) (@JIDsv) November 17, 2017
Expect new music soon from the youngins Joey Bada$$ and J.I.D when they’re done touring.
Flower Boy x Big Fish Tour
TOUR. FLOWER BOY. BIG FISH. ON SALE FRIDAY pic.twitter.com/3qCss6nzxa
— Tyler, The Creator (@tylerthecreator) November 15, 2017
Who’s copping tickets?
GoldLink Is A New Father
I'm a new father. I've never experienced more joy in my life, which is why it pains me to say I can't make Tropicalia today. I sincerely hope you guys can understand, and I'll see you all soon 🖤
— illwhop (@GoldLink) November 11, 2017
Congratulations to GoldLink for becoming a father and spending time with his newborn.