Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Weatherbird's Top Tweets

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Weatherbird's Top Tweets

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Besides gracing the front page of the newspaper since 1901, I also spend time watching Twitter.

@WEATHERBIRD Start a conversation with me on Twitter

The Grammys were this week, and the most talked-about performance was by Kendrick Lamar.

"Once again Kendrick Lamar one of the few mainstream hip hop artist talking about something instead of foolishness. #GRAMMYs" Juvon Lewis, @JVLewis77

"Kendrick Lamar performance powerful!! #GRAMMYs @kendricklamar" Venus Renae, @VenusRenae

"I had to get my chuch fan. Kendrick done preached a sermon. #GRAMMYs" LittleSparrow, @SparrowOnTheEye

But he didn't win album of the year.

"Kendrick got robbed. #GRAMMYs" Eric Phillips, @ericphillips42

Taylor Swift did, and in her acceptance speech, she referred to Kanye West without mentioning his name. When done on Twitter, that is called a subtweet. The Grammy's audience picked up on the reference immediately.

"So much #GRAMMYs drama. The insults. The insulted. Playing your victim card. …

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