Only Kanye West could tweet two words capable of shaking up everything we thought we knew about music, 2013, and life in general: “June Eighteen.”
That short missive is all that remains of ‘Ye’s once-boisterous Twitter feed. All of his prior tweets have been deleted, giving his cryptic message an extra-mysterious aura.
So what does it mean? Well, the obvious answer is that it could be the release date for his next album. West has been conspicuously absent from the spotlight while holing himself up in his studio in Paris all spring, fueling rumors that his follow-up to 2010′s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy might be imminent
The news of Kriss Kross member Chris Kelly continues to work up the emotions of hip-hop's biggest entertainers as Nicki Minaj, N.O.R.E, Freekey Zekey and more have offered up their condolences.
"So sorry to hear that. Sending love to his family. RIP Chris" (Nicki Minaj's Twitter)
"Loving far apart eyes @drake," she wrote, linking to an image of the the 26-year-old rapper. Interestingly enough, she then re-tweeted responses from her followers actually insulting her crush, with one describing Drake as having "hammerhead shark eyes," and another implying Drake's mother "drank during her pregnancy." To top off all the weirdness, Bynes, 27, tweeted another image -- a split-screen shot of her What I Like About You co-star Nick Zano (on the left) and Drake -- with the caption, "Hot to the left and Ugly @drake to the right." (RadarOnline)