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Kanye West's 15 Best Tweets (So Far)
After bashing Twitter just last year, Kanye West finally joined the social media outlet yesterday (July 28). He also performed spoken-word versions of new songs from his yet-untitled upcoming album at the Facebook headquarters followed by the Twitter offices.
Video: Kanye West performs for the Twitter staff
"WHY WOULD I USE TWITTER??? I ONLY BLOG 5 PERCENT OF WHAT I'M UP TO IN THE FIRST PLACE. EVERYTHING THAT TWITTER OFFERS I NEED LESS OF," he posted on his blog last year in critique of fake Twitter accounts that were pretending to be him. But now that he's had a change of heart -- tweeting at a rate of about every fifteen minutes -- Billboard.com has compiled the top fifteen tweets by Kanye West. Welcome to the Twitterverse, 'Ye!
1. Up early in the morning taking meetings in Silicone Valley (
2. Lol I spelled Silicon wrong ( I guess I was still thinking about the other type of silicone ITS A PROCESS!! : ) (
3. The album is no longer called "Good Ass Job" I'm bouncing a couple of titles around (
4. I jog in Lanvin (about 7pm Jul 28th)
5. oh shit! Lanvin's a trending topic now hahahaaaaa (about 8pm Jul 28th)
6. I wish I had a Twitter when I was at the Lanvin store in Paris 3 weeks ago with Jay & B uuuuugh so many missed stuntastic moments (about 8pm Jul 28th)
7. hold on.... I'm bout to hop on this #BABYMAMAJET the jets Billionaires give to they baby mamas or they 1rst 2nd or 3rd wife (about 9pm Jul 28th)
8. http://tweetphoto.com/35487023 (about 11pm Jul 28th)
9. 20,000 away from 200,000... this has been an amazing first day I'm floored by the warm reception Ineedamoment (about midnight Jul 29th)
10. I know I'm late but predictingkanyetweets is trending ineedamoment (about 1am Jul 29th)
11. cool ain't cool no more,it's a new day education is the new motivation truth taste and beauty let's raise our children better than us (about 1am Jul 29th)
12. Dating models I had to learn to like small dogs and cigarettes (about 11am Jul 29th)
13. I specifically ordered persian rugs with cherub imagery!!! What do I have to do to get a simple persian rug with cherub imagery uuuuugh (about 12pm Jul 29th)
14. Preview of the "Power" trailer it's just a still pic don't get to hype (about 12pm on Jul 29th)
Bonus: Here are five bonus tweets about Kanye West by some of his top Twitter celebrity friends -- and maybe one foe.