Eminem’s ‘Rap God’ Sets Guinness World Record For Most Words In A Song

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Eminem has reportedly set a new Guinness World Record for having the most words in a hit song.

According to Billboard, the record was clinched by “Rap God,” Eminem’s rapid-fire hit which is said to have a whopping 1,560 words squeezed into just over 6 minutes.

One verse of the song in particular, starting at the 4:25 mark in the video, has left fans dumbstruck with its tongue-tying speed.

But who else was in the running?  We consider some of the contenders.


–  It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine) – REM

Length: 4min 7sec Word count: 615 Words a second: 2.49 

–  We Didn’t Start The Fire – Billy Joel

Length: 4min 29sec Word count: 511 Words a second: 1.9

–  Subterranean Homesick Blues – Bob Dylan

Length: 2min 20sec Word count: 326 Words a second: 2.33

–  Length: 14min 35sec Word count: 2,879 Words a second: 3.29



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