Chiddy Speaks on Breaking Freestyle Record

Yesterday, we covered the valiant quest of Chiddy Bang’s Chidera “Chiddy” Anamege as he attempted to break the Guinness World Record for Longest Freestyle Rap. After over nine hours of intense scrutiny
watched globally via streaming Web cam, Chiddy emerged victorious. For the Philly rapper, it was a marathon experience with deep physicality.

“It’s definitely a surreal experience,” he told  ”Nine hours is a hell of a long time. It was about pushing myself to the highest extent. Everybody knows Guinness is the ultimate. If they
validate you, that’s the ultimate cosign. That brand is associated with shit that’s legit — world records. The world!”

While it took extreme mental focus to break the record, Chiddy also had some biological issues to deal with. “I took two little bathroom breaks,” he said, laughing. “The rules were that I couldn’t stop
rapping for 30 seconds. When I went to the bathroom, I had to keep going. I had to keep spitting while using the bathroom. That’s crazy.”

Chiddy ultimately walked away with two new records: Longest Freestyle Rap and Longest Continuous Rap. For a publicity stunt, Chiddy’s sheer commitment to finishing the job gave him the strength to power

“It seemed like forever,” he recalled. “But by the time I was halfway through, I just couldn’t turn back.” —Carter Maness

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  • Swellster

    Can we fucking get “Peanut Butter & Swelly” or what??

    • Harry

      I’d also like to know this…

  • Nes

    u representin’ bro.Thumbs up!

  • G Money

    who the FUCK is chiddy bang ??

  • Swiv


    If Charles Hamilton were free, chiddy’s record would be broken within moments of him reading this. anybody catch that 30 min freestyle hamilton did for XXL live? nigga made it look too easy and was spitting some very lyrical shit unlike chiddy who recycled bars throughout it

    • Genghis

      How can you diss him for recycling bars? 30 mins is a far cry from 9 hours.