Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa‘s now-infamous Twitter feud this week reportedly resulted in both hip-hop stars gaining a ton of social media attention.
According to reports, Kanye and Wiz gained hundreds of thousands of new Twitter followers.
West tweeted more than three dozen times, garnering over 400 million views, according to Twitter. Beyond that, Twitter spectators contributed to the conversation by adding 6.5 million tweets of their own, according to the social media platform. West incorrectly claimed that his Twitter spree led Khalifa to lose 2 million followers; however, Khalifa has gained over 125,000 new devotees Thursday, while West has net nearly 300,000 himself. (Billboard)
Footage of Wiz blasting Kanye during a concert Wednesday (January 27) has surfaced online.
While performing “Taylor Gang” during a show in Argentina, he yelled out “Fuck Kanye!” But he refused to further engage him on Twitter. “im not finna troll that man,” Wiz told a fan. (Rap-Up)
West refused to dish on his feud with Wiz and ex-girlfriend Amber Rose when approached by paparazzi this week.
“I said what I had to say,” Kanye told a paparazzo. “I said what I had to say and I ain’t saying nothing else to you. I told you, I said what I had to say. Don’t ask me no more questions about it.” (TMZ)
Kanye appeared to fire the first shots by trashing Khalifa and referring to the rapper’s ex-wife Amber Rose as a stripper on Twitter Wednesday (January 27).
Khalifa responded to West’s rant with clarification on his “KK” reference.