Black Twitter 100

1. Deray Mckesson @Deray Location: N/A Followers: 225K Selecting who would go first at the top of our 2015 Black Twitter 100 list in the Cultural Commentators category was a tough decision to make. Any of the individuals named up to this point is certainly worthy of the accolades, adoration and prominence they wield in […]

3. Jesse Williams  @jesseWilliams Location: N/A Followers: 1.9M Jesse Williams is best known to fans as the actor behind the Dr. Jackson Avery character on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy. However, since the rise of the #BlackLivesMatter movement and other related activism via social media, Williams has emerged as a passionate supporter of those causes with an […]

5. Dallas Penn @DallasPenn Location: New York, New York Followers: 11.8K Dallas Penn, co-host of the popular Combat Jack Show, has carved a lane as a man of finer tastes. You can see much of Penn’s style choices and his love of sneakers on his Instagram page or you can just follow his Twitter feed to really […]

1. Sway Calloway @RealSway New York, NY Followers: 397,993 Sway has been an icon in Hip-Hop culture and an essential instrument at MTV News, for as long as we can remember. As one of radio’s hottest voices and celebrities in music, Sway’s Twitter stream is all things Hip-Hop. He’s a music maven’s maven who also […]

2. Miss Info @MissInfo New York, NY Followers: 229,672 Miss Info maintains her stake as one of the leading on-air personalities known to opine on current issues and events in the Hip-Hop community. The always lighthearted Info likes to keep her hundreds of Twitter followers engaged with equal parts sassiness and humor while keeping everyone […]

3. Devon Anjelica @DeviDev Location Unknown Followers: 105,053 Devi Dev is a jack of all trades and a Los Angeles native who began to conquer radio at an early stage of her career. From 93.5 K-DAY to Radio One’s 97.9 The Box to Sway in the Morning on Sirius XM’s Shade 45, Devi is a […]

4. Ebro Darden @oldmanebro New York, NY Followers: 68,954 Old Man Ebro, aka head honcho at Hot 97, is the one people love to hate. Dubbed “old man” due to his traditional views on the Hip-Hop culture and rap profession, Ebro is constantly ruffling feathers with his razor sharp remarks on the air-waves, quick wit […]

5. Angela Yee @AngelaYee Brooklyn, NY Followers: 438,437 Currently a radio personality at REVOLT TV’s The Breakfast Club, Angela Yee’s Twitter timeline is especially geared towards serving her followers with the latest in Hip-Hop and R&B, exclusive interviews, event coverage, fashion and more. She’s a celebrated voice in the Hip-Hop community and a versatile reporter.

  6. Elliott Wilson @ElliottWilson Location: East Coast/West Coast Followers: 192,000 The name Elliott Wilson should be familiar to many, and the self-proclaimed “GOAT of Hip-Hop Journalism” has proven himself worthy of the many accolades he receives. With the Rap Radar site, his #TheTruth series, and the upcoming #HRDCVR project, Wilson reign is far from […]

  7. Nerd Nash @NerdAtCoolTable Location: Delaware Followers: 34, 300 Nerd Nash has mellowed out over the years, but the founder of the popular Nerd At The Cool Table blog and brand still manages to spill commentary on everything from music, fashion and sports. Sure, it gets vulgar over there at times but it’s completely […]

8. Funkmaster Flex @FunkFlex New York, NY Followers: 648,ooo Hot 97’s Funkmaster Flex has proclaimed the Internets his domain. The renowned DJs digital presence is powerful, though his Twitter is mostly a hub for promoting content from his website. He does, however, engage with followers on a personal level from time to time.

  9. Rob Markman @RobMarkman Brooklyn, NY Followers: 30,600 Representing MTV is Rob Markman, an accomplished writer who’s all about the music. So if you don’t want your writers dancing in the videos…. you get the gist. Markman uses Twitter to voice is opinions on the latest happenings in Hip-Hop culture and engage with everyone from industry […]