Eminem’s new track “Godzilla” just broke the world record for fastest rap verse. The controversial artist spits out bars at 10.65 syllables per second in the track’s third verse.
Godzilla’s expressive verse has a total of 330 syllables, meaning the world-renowned musician has broken his own record and is capable of 10.65 syllables per second or 7.23 words per second to rap as reported by Genius.
These syllables come from a total of 85 words, which corresponds to an average word count of 7.08 words per second. “Godzilla” also far outperforms his famous fast “Rap God,” in which he spits out 157 syllables in 16.3 seconds, or 9.6 syllables per second. This portion of the verse is 99 words, at 6.07 words per second.
Eminem – Godzilla
Eminem has form in the realm of warp speed rapping – his 2013 single Rap God found its way into the Guinness World Records for most words in one Song , while a guest verse on Nicki Minaj’s Majesty spanned a staggering 85 words in just 12 seconds.
Speedom has 12.5 syllables per second, which is slightly slower than Godzilla’s 12.6 syllables per second.
His fast rap style earned him the 1992 Guinness Book of Records as the fastest rapper in history, where he was recognized for being Could rap 598 syllables in 55 seconds.
Eminem’s new track ‘Godzilla’ just broke the world record for fastest rap verse. The controversial artist spits out bars at 10.65 syllables per second in the track’s third verse. Rapper Eminem made his surprise comeback this month with his 10th studio album, Music to Be Murdered By.
Godzilla’s maximum swimming speed can reach 40 knots, and he’s fast enough to smack the male MUTO onto a skyscraper with his tail. Godzilla can also run at great speed while charging Ghidorah.
With his dominant album sales, YouTube views and social media results, Eminem takes the title as the current King of Hip-Hop. Contrary to our Queen of Pop rankings, which Lady Gaga took on a stroll, Marshall Mathers’ victory was a little narrower – note the rather narrow scoring among our top three.
In total, the 3-minute, 31-second “Godzilla” contains 959 words from start to finish (an average of 4.54 words per second) – significantly fewer than the 1,560 words used in the 6-minute 4 sec “Rap God” (4.28 words per second average), which retains the title for most words in a hit single.
Twista. Twista is widely regarded as the fastest rapper of all time, both officially and unofficially. In 1992, he became Guinness Fastest Rapper Alive and could drop 11.2 syllables per second. That’s right – 11 syllables in just one second.
Logic pumps out 69 words in under nine seconds — faster than the fastest verse of Eminem’s “Rap God.”
According to Guinness, Eminem’s (USA) “Rap God” packs 1,560 words into fast and furious 6 minutes 4 seconds – that’s a tongue-twisting average of 4.28 words per second! In just one 15-second segment alone, “Slim Shady” spits out 97 words (6.46 words per second) at “supersonic speed.”
With the exception of the 26-second intro (voiced by an unknown singer) and an undetermined number of words Eminem rapped in the background of the intro (probably 22, all included in the 1,560 total), “Slim Shady” actually raps 1,460 words in 5 minutes 38 seconds (4.31 words per second) in the track’s verses/choruses.
Eminem topped the list with 8,818 unique words used, followed by Jay Z with 6,899, the late Tupac Shakur with 6,569, and West with 5,069. Legendary singer-songwriter Dylan placed fifth with 4,883.
Eminem’s first Guinness World Record appearance was in 2000 as “Fastest Selling Rap Artist” with his third album The Marshall Mathers LP. He’s since earned multiple gigs, at least 11 as of March 2021, including his record-breaking title as the best-selling hip-hop artist of all time.
Towards the end of the third verse, Eminem reportedly raps 229 words in just 30 seconds. According to Genius: His tempo run to the end of his third verse on “Godzilla” is around 31 seconds, in which he raps 224 words with 330 syllables in total.
Dayton Family and Twista, traveling at the same time in the early 1990s, introduced the fast-paced rap style as it emerged in the mid-1990s with the rise of award-winning rap artists such as those in Cleveland-based rapper Bone Thugs-n-Harmony and Chicago-based rapper Twista.