Top 20 Rappers to Follow on Twitter

From album details (we're still waiting Young Jeezy!) to hip-hop beefs, rappers take to Twitter each day to express their sentiments in a 140 characters or less, no matter the repercussions.

To welcome DMX and celebrate the return of T.I. to our timelines, here are our top twenty rappers to follow on Twitter. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us!)

50 Cent
@50Cent: Follow For: Updates on business ventures, re-tweets of friendly offers from femme fans and shots at Interscope Records and @TheGame - if provoked first.
bigboi @bigboi: Follow For: Respect to other rappers, to be alerted of upcoming collaborations and heighten the hope for an Outkast album.
Bun B
@BunBTrillOG: Follow For: General pleasantness, from giving props to fellow rappers to supporting his beloved Houston Texans.
Diddy @iamdiddy: Follow For: Motivational speech, Ciroc news, and questions like "What's the best movie out right now?"
DMX @DizarkMizanIzex: Follow For: Dark Man X declaring that, yes, this Twitter IS official, as well as self-promo and a few "Grrrrrrrrrrrrr's."
Drake @Drake: Follow For: Alerts on back to back debuts on October's Very Own, freshmen co-signs through his favorite lyrics of the artist, i.e. @theweekndxo, and random emoness.
Fabolous @myfabolouslife: Follow For: Anything and everything F-A-B-O, including frequent updates, shout-outs and plugs for other artists.
thegame @thegame: Follow For: Shots fired at everyone in hip-hop, especially @50Cent, a direct number to LAPD and trending topic fails and wins.
Gucci Mane @gucci1017: Follow For: See T.I.
s_c_ @s_c_: Follow For: Re-tweet friendly self promotion and directions to possibly meet Mr. Carter himself.
Kanye West @kanyewest Follow For: The off-chance that Kanye tweets something insane.
Lil B @LILBTHEBASEDGOD: Follow For: An easy retweet and a clogged feed full of #swag's
Lil Wayne @LilTunechi: Follow For: A retweet-free peek into the globe-trotting life of the world's hottest rapper. Also, words like "azz" and "fuggin."
Nicki Minaj @NICKIMINAJ: Follow For: Flirtatious emoticons and come ons back and forth with @rihanna and re-tweeted conversations between Minaj and her Barbies.
Prodigy @PRODIGYMOBBDEEP: Follow For: Re-tweets of hard core Mobb Deep fans and conspiracy theories up the ying yang.
Questo of The Roots @questlove: Follow For: Exclusive "Jimmy Fallon" performance pics, vague updates on the new D'Angelo album, and general pearls of wisdom from the Roots' driving force.
Rick Ross @rickyrozay (Rick Ross): Follow For: A timeline filled of Maybach Music Group promotion tweets and twit-pics of city skylines, rolled up doe, and shiny pinky rings.
Talib Kweli @TalibKweli : Follow For: Wise op-eds of day to day news stretching beyond hip-hop and to be alerted of stolen tech items.
T.I. @Tip: Follow For: Humble fan shout-outs when he's out of jail, countdowns to freedom when he's not.
Tyler, the Creator @fucktyler (Tyler, the Creator): Follow For: Notifications of toilet expeditions, gratitude towards long dreamed of celeb collaborations, and countless "F*CK" tweets.

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