Monday, December 28, 2009
Longest Freestyle Rap - world record set by
INDIANAPOLIS, IN, USA -- After rhyming for nine
hours, 15 min and 15 seconds, national recording artist M-Eighty
broke the record for Longest
Freestyle Rap .
asked why M-Eighty
decided to pursue this record breaking attempt for the Longest
Freestyle Rap he stated, “I don’t think it was ever
a question of whether I could freestyle for x amount of time;
I believe you can do anything you set your
I chose to take on this obstacle because
at the end of the day I am providing a great service to others
and doing something life altering for an entire community
in the name of education.”
After setting the new world record for
Freestyle Rap, M-Eighty spoke on the feat.
"Today was an amazing feat and a marvelous accomplishment
for myself as an artist and as a person. Right here, right
now I have something that no one can take away from me or
try to discredit.
I thank my many hip-hop inspirations and
those who attended today's event for allowing me to conquer
this goal. I feel like I have finally done something that
even the people who hate me have no choice but to respect
and congratulate and that is a rare and good feeling."
In the spirit of Wu-Tang and the late ODB,
has partnered with the International Studies Program at Indiana
University/Purdue University-Indianapolis (IUPUI)
and the Timmy Foundation to raise $30,000 from the
event with the ultimate goal of financing the construction
of the first model Secondary school in Africa’s Bodo, Nigeria.
an IUPUI political science graduate, has decided to name the
Nigeria school in honor of the late Gary D. Tollefson,
M.D. Dr. Tollefson, one of M-Eighty’s most influential
mentors, was the former president of Eli Lilly's Neuroscience
Group. Tollefson was also a clinical professor
of psychiatry at the Indiana University School of Medicine
and a recognized humanitarian.
The previous Guinness world record for the Longest
Freestyle Rap was set by Canadian emcee D.O.
in 2003 with 8 hr and 45 min.
Artists including American emcees MC Supernatural
and DJ Green Arrow along with British emcee Ruffstylz
have all surpassed the 8 hr and 45 min record set by Canadian
emcee D.O. in 2003.
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December 28, 2009