People Are Tweeting Rap Lyrics to Celebrate Twitter's New Character Limit

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When the news dropped Tuesday (Nov. 7) that Twitter decided to expand its 280 character limit to all users, many were worried. Did this mean more hateful rhetoric from trolls? More typos for grammar nazis to conquer? Well, not quite.

Instead, we were treated to treats from users flexing their occipital lobes to craft hip-hop themed tweets.

From DMX’s iconic lady roll call to the loving tunes of Frank Ocean, music fans dominated the timeline with creative presentations.

Check them out below.

Juelz Santana feat. Cam'ron – "Dipset (Santana's Town)" (2003)

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="sv" dir="ltr">Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset Dipset</p>&mdash; Apple Music (@AppleMusic) <a href="https://twitter.com/AppleMusic/status/928113541478940672?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 8, 2017</a></blockquote>
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Frank Ocean – "Self Control" (2016)

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I, I, I,<br>KNOW YOU GOTTA LEAVE, LEAVE, LEAVE, <br>TAKE DOWN SOME SUMMER TIME,<br>GIVE UP, JUST TONIGHT, NIGHT, NIGHT,<br>I, I, I,<br>KNOW YOU SOMEONE COMIN,<br>YOU’RE SPITTIN GAME, KNOW YOU GOT IT <a href="https://t.co/iSj8eS9Ftm">pic.twitter.com/iSj8eS9Ftm</a></p>&mdash; ronald isley (@yoyotrav) <a href="https://twitter.com/yoyotrav/status/928301542909923328?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 8, 2017</a></blockquote>
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Jay-Z – "Public Service Announcement (Just Blaze Interlude)" (2003)

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">NowBeforeIFinishLetMeJustSayIDidNotComeHereToShowOutDidNotComeHereToImpressYouBecauseTellYouTheTruthWhenILeaveHereImGoneAndIDontCareWhatYouThinkAboutMeButJustRememberWhenItHitsTheFanBrotherWhetherItsNextYearTenYearsTwentyYearsFromNowYoullNeverBeAbleToSayTheseBrothersLiedToYouJack</p>&mdash; Larry Beyince (@DragonflyJonez) <a href="https://twitter.com/DragonflyJonez/status/928030919193186304?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 7, 2017</a></blockquote>
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Wu-Tang Clan feat. Cappadonna – "Triumph" (1997)

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I bomb atomically, Socrates&#39; philosophies<br>And hypotheses can&#39;t define how I be droppin these<br>Mockeries, lyrically perform armed robbery<br>Flee with the lottery, possibly they spotted me<br>Battle-scarred shogun, explosion when my pen hits<br>Tremendous, ultra-violet shine blind forensics</p>&mdash; Kneel DeGrasse Tyson (@JLBarrow) <a href="https://twitter.com/JLBarrow/status/928047222704541696?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 7, 2017</a></blockquote>
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DMX feat. Sisqó – "What These Bitches Want" (1999)

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">There was Brenda<br>LaTisha<br>Linda<br>Felicia<br>Dawn, LeShaun<br>Ines &amp; Alicia<br>Teresa<br>Monica<br>Sharron<br>Nicki<br>Lisa<br>Veronica<br>Karen<br>Vicky<br>Cookie,well I met her @ a ice cream parlor<br>Tonya<br>Diane<br>Lori<br>and Carla<br>Marina<br>Selena<br>Katrina<br>Sabrina<br>About 3 Kim&#39;s<br>LaToya <br>&amp; Tina<br>Shelley<br>Bridget<br>Cathy<br>Rasheeda</p>&mdash; Coolee Bravo (@BravoCoolee) <a href="https://twitter.com/BravoCoolee/status/928020104780107776?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 7, 2017</a></blockquote>
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GoldLink feat. Brent Fiyaz & Shy Glizzy – "Crew" (2016)

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">&quot;Hey, nice to meet<br>I&#39;m young jefe who you be<br>Got my piece in southeast<br>Got her clappin to this beat<br>She invite me to her crib<br>I walk in she see my heat<br>She said &#39;but I live in the hills&#39;<br>Bitch that&#39;s just the way I sleep<br>Stop the madness<br>I&#39;m a savage<br>In traffic with mac 11s...&quot;</p>&mdash; Cartier G. Woodson (@XavierHova) <a href="https://twitter.com/XavierHova/status/928038187640999936?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 7, 2017</a></blockquote>
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New Edition – "Can You Stand the Rain" (1988)

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="tl" dir="ltr">Nayhoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo</p>&mdash; Slim Possible (@TLOBri) <a href="https://twitter.com/TLOBri/status/928047942430228480?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 7, 2017</a></blockquote>
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UGK feat. André 3000 – "International Players Anthem (I Choose You)"

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">so: i typed a text to a girl i used to see / sayin that i chose this cutie pie with whom i wanna be / and i apologize if this message gets u down / then i cc&#39;ed every girl that I&#39;d see-see round town / and i hate to see yall frown but i&#39;d rather see her smilin / wetness all aroun</p>&mdash; hunter harris (@hunteryharris) <a href="https://twitter.com/hunteryharris/status/928027601519693824?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 7, 2017</a></blockquote>
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These were also too good to pass up.

Honorable Mentions 

Paris is Burning (1991)

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Shade comes from reading. Reading came first. You get in a smart crack, and everyone laughs and kikis because you&#39;ve found a flaw and exaggerated it, then you&#39;ve got a good read going. Shade is I don&#39;t tell you you&#39;re ugly but I don&#39;t have to tell you because you know you&#39;re ugly</p>&mdash; SmarterChild (@fauxdeity) <a href="https://twitter.com/fauxdeity/status/928018309710270464?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 7, 2017</a></blockquote>
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Moonlight blunder at the 2017 Oscars 

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">sorry, no. there&#39;s a mistake. Moonlight, u guys won best picture. Moonlight won. this is not a joke. come up here. this a not a joke, i&#39;m afraid they read the wrong thing. this is not a joke. Moonlight has won best picture. Moonlight: Best Picture.</p>&mdash; hunter harris (@hunteryharris) <a href="https://twitter.com/hunteryharris/status/928040215847034880?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 7, 2017</a></blockquote>
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And lastly, the Yankees World Series flex.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">2009<br>2000<br>1999<br>1998<br>1996<br>1978<br>1977<br>1962<br>1961<br>1958<br>1956<br>1953<br>1952<br>1951<br>1950<br>1949<br>1947<br>1943<br>1941<br>1939<br>1938<br>1937<br>1936<br>1932<br>1928<br>1927<br>1923<br><br>Wow. We&#39;ve never been able to do that before! Thanks, <a href="https://twitter.com/Twitter?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@twitter</a>. <a href="https://t.co/4W1U7qpLlj">pic.twitter.com/4W1U7qpLlj</a></p>&mdash; New York Yankees (@Yankees) <a href="https://twitter.com/Yankees/status/928276857040064512?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 8, 2017</a></blockquote>
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This article originally appeared on VIBE.


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