(AllHipHop News) While most people following the Meek Mill/Drake feud believe Drake is clearly coming out on top, Meek has actually raised his national profile a great deal because of the back-and-forth. Billboard calculated how both rappers have been faring on social media since their rivalry went public.
From July 20 to August 4, the Dream Chasers founder and the OVO leader have both gained over 600,000 followers respectively on Twitter. They have been mentioned on the network over 4 million times. Over on Instagram, Drizzy collected 804,000 new followers and Meek picked up 377,000 new followers. The two rap stars had a combined 17 million likes on IG.
Drake and Meek have also seen movement on several of Billboard’s weekly charts. Drake’s diss track “Back to Back” debuted at #19 on the Rap Airplay chart and #37 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart.
“Back To Back” entered at #3 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart. Meek’s response “Wanna Know” opened at #6 on the same chart.
The Billboard Artist 100 features Drake jumping from 10-6. His place on the Social 50 chart went from 14-7 (the prior week he was at #25). Meek actually saw drops on both charts. The Philadelphia native fell from 7 to 9 on the Artist 100 and 5 to 6 on the Social 50 (the prior week he was at #21). Meek still managed to receive 1.6 million Twitter mentions during the charts tally period.