Carl Terrell Mitchell (born November 27, 1973), better kent bi his stage name Twista (formerly Tung Twista), is an American rapper. He is best kent for his chopper style o rappin an for ance holdin the teetle o fastest rapper in the warld accordin tae Guinness World Records in 1992, bein able tae pronounce 598 syllables in 55 seconds.[2]

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Twista at WGCI radio station in Chicago, 2010
Background information
Birth nameCarl Terrell Mitchell
Forby kent asTung Twista
Born (1973-11-27) 27 November 1973 (age 46)[1]
Chicago, Illinois, United States
GenresHip hop
  • Rapper
  • record producer
Years active1991–present
Associate acts


  1. Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 673.
  2. Stevens, Mary (26 June 1992). "Tung Twista Lands Spot in Guinness Book". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 27 June 2012.

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