When Kings of Leon's Nathan Followill responded to Glee creator Ryan Murphy's attack on KOL for their refusal to license their songs for the popular FOX show, he was the latest in a long line of artists who've used Twitter as a way to air their uncensored opinions 140 characters at a time.
Here, SPIN looks back at the funniest and most outrageous text wars that have erupted on the popular social media service.
Vince Staples is hardly the ingratiating type. “Don’t shake my hands unless you passing payment,” instructs the redoubtable young’un on “C.M.B.,” a paean to ruthlessly mercenary, Randian capitalism. “Keep your salutation / I need my 40 acres.” This ice-grilling Left Coaster is more Mack 10 than Myka 9, a verbal marksman who refuses to placate… More »