Twitter Turns Hard MCs Into Softies

by
Zohaib Ahmed
June 26, 2014: No one's safe! The Twitterverse now goes after rappers.

Being hard, manly and overly masculine are some of the prerequisites to the rap game. It's these norms that mean MCs can't afford to be perceived as soft if they want to make it in this industry.

Even in these changing times when the number of Caucasian, female and even gay rappers is rising, the game still isn't ready for softies – Drake is just an exception.

Since the game wouldn't let them enter, Twitter users on Wednesday night decided to take matters in their own hands. From the existing playas, they singled out the hardest and turned them into very un-rap-like softies. Hence, the trend #MakeARapperSoft was born.  

See which one of your favorite rhyme spitters got the softie makeover.

Bone Thugs-n-eHarmony

 

Jay's New Look

 

Wiz Khalifa Becomes...

 

Run-D.M.C.

 

A Tribe Called Quest A Tube Called Crest

 

Rick Bob Ross

 

Kanye Twitty or Conway Twitty?

 

Drake Goes As It Is

 

50 Pesos

 

Lil Wayne's World

 

Rap Producers Get It Too

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