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10 Rappers In The Guinness Book Of World Records*

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9. Twista: The Chicago native Twista was entered into the 1992 Guinness Book for being the fastest rapper in history, at a rate of 11.2 syllables per second.

8. Chiddy: Chiddy of the rap duo Chiddy Bang holds the most recent Guinness record for longest rap freestyle. He freestyled for 9 hours, 18 minutes, and 22 seconds at MTV's O Awards in Vegas.

7. Tupac Shakur: The late great Tupac Shakur, who died 15 years ago this week, was enshrined in the 2004 Guinness Book for being the highest-selling rap artist. At that time, he had sold more than 67 million album worldwide.

6. Eminem: As controversial and successful member of the hip-hop community as there's ever been, Eminem got his first Guinness record when his second album, The Marshall Mathers LP, became the fastest-selling rap album in a week in 2000 at a clip of 1.76 million copies. Eminem also holds the current record for most "likes" on his official Facebook music page with 42.05 million.

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