Best Hip-Hop Tweets of the Week: 8/5-8/11

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    This week, Rick Ross enjoys his No. 1 album, Lil Wayne congratulates some Olympians, and Machine Gun Kelly gets a release date for his debut album. <em>The Tweets Is Watching</em>. —<em>XXL Staff</em>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/?q=%23GFID"><s>#</s><b>GFID</b></a> no.1 in the World. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/?q=%23MMG"><s>#</s><b>MMG</b></a></p>— TEFLON DON (@rickyrozay) <a href="https://twitter.com/rickyrozay/status/234292534384398336" data-datetime="2012-08-11T14:17:47+00:00">August 11, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Finally finished the absolute last studio session needed for the album. "Lace Up" October 9th!!!</p>— Machine Gun Kelly (@machinegunkelly) <a href="https://twitter.com/machinegunkelly/status/234233760625864704" data-datetime="2012-08-11T10:24:15+00:00">August 11, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Gotta a tune wit my brother <a href="https://twitter.com/theweekndxo"><s>@</s><b>theweekndxo</b></a> on <a href="https://twitter.com/search/?q=%23ExcuseMyFrench"><s>#</s><b>ExcuseMyFrench</b></a> so meannnn</p>— French Montana (@FrencHMonTanA) <a href="https://twitter.com/FrencHMonTanA/status/232667519654191104" data-datetime="2012-08-07T02:40:34+00:00">August 7, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>64 bars of gloom.... Blame Royce.</p>— Joe Budden (@JoeBudden) <a href="https://twitter.com/JoeBudden/status/233022864062832641" data-datetime="2012-08-08T02:12:34+00:00">August 8, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Wen u get a Lil paper get ready for haters they standing in line they all suffer from vapors!</p>— Meek Mill (@MeekMill) <a href="https://twitter.com/MeekMill/status/233398360005046272" data-datetime="2012-08-09T03:04:40+00:00">August 9, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/?q=%23QUALITYSTREETMUSIC"><s>#</s><b>QUALITYSTREETMUSIC</b></a> 9/18 ...</p>— DJ DRAMA (@DJDRAMA) <a href="https://twitter.com/DJDRAMA/status/232937261463920640" data-datetime="2012-08-07T20:32:25+00:00">August 7, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>every year gonna be our year.</p>— Joie Manda (@Joeyie) <a href="https://twitter.com/Joeyie/status/233346056136577025" data-datetime="2012-08-08T23:36:49+00:00">August 8, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>New Music: Trae The Truth Ft. Z-Ro, Kirko Bangz, Bun B, Slim Thug & Paul Wall “I’m From Texas” <a href="http://t.co/l8ecWVGM" title="http://bit.ly/Rua3ce">bit.ly/Rua3ce</a></p>— TraeThaTruth (@TRAEABN) <a href="https://twitter.com/TRAEABN/status/233659972603502592" data-datetime="2012-08-09T20:24:13+00:00">August 9, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I'm a hot head..impulsive and ji crazy...Im a liability To labels that's not news lol.. Mmg and Warner put up with it cuz I outwork nighas</p>— Wale Folarin(@Wale) <a href="https://twitter.com/Wale/status/234156427650940930" data-datetime="2012-08-11T05:16:57+00:00">August 11, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/?q=%23InBurberryGettinDaNewPlaidShirtToldYallDeyNotDaSameDumbAsses"><s>#</s><b>InBurberryGettinDaNewPlaidShirtToldYallDeyNotDaSameDumbAsses</b></a> <a href="http://t.co/qbJgndrv" title="http://instagr.am/p/N9YzDGRnRH/">instagr.am/p/N9YzDGRnRH/</a></p>— CampaignSosa300 (@ChiefKeef) <a href="https://twitter.com/ChiefKeef/status/232205868937134080" data-datetime="2012-08-05T20:06:07+00:00">August 5, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Thinking bout showing the <a href="https://twitter.com/search/?q=%23twopointzero"><s>#</s><b>twopointzero</b></a> tracklist today...</p>— Roscoe Dash 2.0(@Roscoedash) <a href="https://twitter.com/Roscoedash/status/233205883197333504" data-datetime="2012-08-08T14:19:49+00:00">August 8, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Aly Raisman,you're golden! ...& you're awesome!</p>— Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) <a href="https://twitter.com/LilTunechi/status/232964692828626944" data-datetime="2012-08-07T22:21:25+00:00">August 7, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Don't fucking play wit me!!! I will show u! <a href="https://twitter.com/search/?q=%23KISSTHERING"><s>#</s><b>KISSTHERING</b></a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/?q=%23AUG21"><s>#</s><b>AUG21</b></a>!!!</p>— DJ Khaled (@djkhaled) <a href="https://twitter.com/djkhaled/status/233702212898013184" data-datetime="2012-08-09T23:12:04+00:00">August 9, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>BodyBagVol2 Street Masterpiece!!! August 17th!</p>— acehood (@Acehood) <a href="https://twitter.com/Acehood/status/234160091681673216" data-datetime="2012-08-11T05:31:31+00:00">August 11, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>It's the Return of REAL music !</p>— Big Boi of OUTKAST (@BigBoi) <a href="https://twitter.com/BigBoi/status/233348269479178240" data-datetime="2012-08-08T23:45:37+00:00">August 8, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/?q=%23walkongreen"><s>#</s><b>walkongreen</b></a> oh yeah</p>— Kirko Bangz (@KirkoBangz) <a href="https://twitter.com/KirkoBangz/status/233027438538522625" data-datetime="2012-08-08T02:30:45+00:00">August 8, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>S/O to the 16K ppl following a fake instagram. I do NOTTTT have instagram</p>— Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) <a href="https://twitter.com/NICKIMINAJ/status/234158710954549249" data-datetime="2012-08-11T05:26:01+00:00">August 11, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/?q=%23Auggghhhhhh"><s>#</s><b>Auggghhhhhh</b></a> <a href="http://t.co/qxt9qpEK" title="http://instagr.am/p/OIR68-Kemc/">instagr.am/p/OIR68-Kemc/</a></p>— TYGA (@Tyga) <a href="https://twitter.com/Tyga/status/233738741590663169" data-datetime="2012-08-10T01:37:13+00:00">August 10, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I'll always try hard...I just like it easy in the late nights</p>— Drizzy (@Drake) <a href="https://twitter.com/Drake/status/233096692440915968" data-datetime="2012-08-08T07:05:56+00:00">August 8, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Purchase your autographed <a href="https://twitter.com/search/?q=%23LifeisGood"><s>#</s><b>LifeisGood</b></a> Colletor Box Set at <a href="http://t.co/CsLrBEjd" title="http://www.NasirJones.com">NasirJones.com</a></p>— Nasir Jones (@Nas) <a href="https://twitter.com/Nas/status/233406403191128064" data-datetime="2012-08-09T03:36:37+00:00">August 9, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I've yet to hear the 2 Chainz album, but any man whose girl's "pussy so clean I can go to church in it" deserves a listen.</p>— Phonte (@phontigallo) <a href="https://twitter.com/phontigallo/status/234023123626889216" data-datetime="2012-08-10T20:27:15+00:00">August 10, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Who would actually purchase a new Hi-teknology LP right now?</p>— Hi-Tek (@HiTek) <a href="https://twitter.com/HiTek/status/234074657718956032" data-datetime="2012-08-10T23:52:01+00:00">August 10, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>MOST anticipated RAP album OF the YEAR drops TUES! Aug14 BASED on A TRU story!! 2chainzzz</p>— Tity Boi (2 Chainz) (@2chainz) <a href="https://twitter.com/2chainz/status/234220885177942016" data-datetime="2012-08-11T09:33:05+00:00">August 11, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Don't feel too stupid when you fall... Even somethin as bright as the Sun falls at night but rises again by<a href="http://t.co/RlEtDitB" title="http://instagr.am/p/OF_7RPPfBV/">instagr.am/p/OF_7RPPfBV/</a></p>— Fabolous (@myfabolouslife) <a href="https://twitter.com/myfabolouslife/status/233419351150194688" data-datetime="2012-08-09T04:28:04+00:00">August 9, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>FREELANCERS <a href="http://t.co/DIsFLdl8" title="http://instagr.am/p/OH2E_gsL-s/">instagr.am/p/OH2E_gsL-s/</a></p>— 50cent (@50cent) <a href="https://twitter.com/50cent/status/233677635778142211" data-datetime="2012-08-09T21:34:24+00:00">August 9, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>We are not one in the same....</p>— Big Sean (@BigSean) <a href="https://twitter.com/BigSean/status/233314378664001536" data-datetime="2012-08-08T21:30:57+00:00">August 8, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Funny <a href="http://t.co/Xm4mw4EU" title="http://www.mtv.com/videos/misc/823808/vmas-hottest-new-couple-kevin-kanye-kim.jhtml#id=1690642">mtv.com/videos/misc/82…</a></p>— Kanye West (@kanyewest) <a href="https://twitter.com/kanyewest/status/233300029861933056" data-datetime="2012-08-08T20:33:56+00:00">August 8, 2012</a></blockquote><script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>