Nigerian rapper Chidera ‘Chiddy‘ Anamege of the hip-hop group Chiddy Bang on Thursday, April 28, 2011 has broken the Guinness World Record for the longest freestyle with a record time of nine hours, 18 minutes and 22 seconds, beating the former record of nine hours and 16 minutes.
Chiddy who used the MTV O Music Awards, as a platform to showcase this brilliant feat amazed guests as he rapped on different instrumentals provided by his producer partner. The rapper also used the opportunity to premiere his latest single ‘No one like me‘ to the guests that night.
‘I freestyle probably, like, once a day. That’s better than a lot of people, if you really think about it; I freestyle once a day for like 30 minutes straight,” Chiddy claimed. ’I never put myself to this maximum test, but it’s very exciting for me’, Chiddy said after the awards.
Chiddy Bang is an American alternative hip-hop band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The duo who met in 2008 are yet to release their debut work but have gained recognition with the release of various mixtapes.