Today In Hip-Hop: Twista Drops ‘Kamikaze’

On this day, Jan. 27th, in hip-hop history… 2004: Twista dropped his fourth and most successful album to date,  Kamikaze. Kamikaze was a commercial and critical success for the quick-tongued Chicago MC and undoubtedly raised his profile in rap beyond the Chi-town area. The album held producing credits from the likes of Kanye West, The Legendary Traxstar and R. Kelly. Kamikaze birthed two of Twist’s most memorable singles, “Slow Jamz” and “Overnight Celebrity.” Marketed in 1992 as the world’s fastest rapper according the Guinness Book of World Records, Tung Twista, whose real name is Carl Terrell Mitchell, exhibited his exceptionally rapid rap prowess on ...

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