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Twista

Biography

Chicago-based rapper known for his unusually fast flow. He gained the name of fastest rapper in the globe by Guinness for his capability to pronounce 598 syllables in 55 secs. He was uncovered at a skill show with a Chicago DJ who immediately wanted to become his supervisor. He hit the very best of the graphs with his record Kamikaze following the one ‘Gradual Jamz’ premiered in 2004. His family members released him to music while surviving in Chicago’s west aspect. He strike it big with “Gradual Jamz” offering Jamie Foxx.

Quick Facts


Full Name Twista
Date Of Birth November 27, 1973
Place Of Birth Chicago, IL
Height 1.74 m
Profession Rapper
Nationality American
Spouse Rashida Mitchell
Children Aaliyah Mitchell
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance, BET Award for Best Collaboration, Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance, Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Artist, MTV Video Music Award – MTV2 Award
Movies Mr. Immortality: The Life and Times of Twista, Kiss and Tail: The Hollywood Jump-Off, Beef III, Welcome 2 Tha Chuuch, The Famous Street Heat: Vol. 1, Twista: Street Heat: Live, DJ Demp: Dirty for Life
Star Sign Sagittarius

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#Fact
1Before the release of his album "Adrenalin Rush," Twista worked in a car wash on Chicago's west side.
2Twista is from a part of Chicago's west side called K-Town, where 12 streets in a row all start with the letter K.
3Was listed in the "Guinness Book of World Records" as the world's fastest MC, spitting 598 syllables in one minute, which was set in 1992. The record was broken when an MC named Rebel XD spat 683 syllables in 54.501 seconds in 1998.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dillon Francis Feat. Twista, the Rej3ctz: All That2015Video short performer: "All That" / writer: "All That"
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse2015performer: "ALL THAT" / writer: "ALL THAT" - as Carl Terrell Mitchell
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2014TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Neighbors2014/Iperformer: "Let's Go" / writer: "Let's Go" - as Carl Mitchell
Ride Along2014performer: "Let's Go" / writer: "Let's Go" - as Carl Mitchell
Step Up Revolution2012performer: "Let's Go Ricky Luna Remix" / writer: "Let's Go Ricky Luna Remix"
CHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night I2009Video performer: "Let's Go" / writer: "Let's Go" - as M. Marshall
So You Think You Can DanceTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2006 - 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2006
EntourageTV Series 1 episode, 2004 performer - 1 episode, 2007
Stomp the Yard2007performer: "Let's Go" / writer: "Let's Go" - as M. Marshall
Mission: Impossible III2006performer: "Impossible" / writer: "Impossible" - as Carl Mitchell
UFC 59: Reality Check2006TV Special performer: "Let's Go" - uncredited
Date Movie2006performer: "Hit the Floor" / writer: "Hit the Floor" - as Carl Mitchell
Dave Chappelle's Block Party2005Documentary writer: "Overnight Celebrity" - as Carl Terrell Mitchell
Coach Carter2005as Carl Terrell Mitchell, "Hope" / performer: "Hope"
Stars 2001 - Die Aids-Gala2001TV Special documentary writer: "Lovesong"
Doctor Dolittle1998performer: "In Your World" / writer: "In Your World"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
L.A. Rush2005Video GameStreet Racer (voice)

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Trick Daddy Feat. Twista and Lil Jon: Let's Go2004Short

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dillon Francis Feat. Twista, the Rej3ctz: All That2015Video short musician: rapper

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mr Immortality: The Life and Times of Twista2011Documentary executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Shot2016TV SeriesHimself - Judge
The 34th Annual Chicago Music Awards2015TV SpecialHimself - Best Hip / Rap Entertainer
Dish Nation2014TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself
RapFix Live2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
La Gasolina: Reggaeton Explosion2012DocumentaryHimself
MTV2 Sucker Free2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2011 BET Hip Hop Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
Mr Immortality: The Life and Times of Twista2011Documentary
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHimself
The Jay Leno Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Check It Out! Video2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Kiss and Tail: The Hollywood Jumpoff2009Video documentaryHimself
The Hitchcock of HipHop2008VideoHimself
BET Hip-Hop Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Total Request Live2006TV SeriesHimself
Beef III2005Video documentaryHimself - Recording Artist
Kanye West: College Dropout - Video Anthology2005Video documentaryHimself (segments "Through the Wire" and "Slow Jamz")
The MC: Why We Do It2005Video documentaryHimself
106 & Park Top 10 Live2005TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2005TV SeriesHimself
The Art of 16 Bars: Get Ya' Bars Up2005Video documentaryHimself
All of Us2004TV SeriesHimself
MADtv2004TV SeriesHimself
The 32nd Annual American Music Awards2004TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Fade to Black2004DocumentaryHimself
Trick Daddy Feat. Twista and Lil Jon: Let's Go2004ShortHimself
Trina: The Making of a Diamond Princess2003TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
106 & Park Top 10 Live2007TV SeriesHimself - 'Girl Tonite' Video
How Music Works2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Video on Trial2006TV SeriesHimself - Accused

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap Solo PerformanceFor the song "Overnight Celebrity."
2005GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap/Sung Collaboration· Kanye West, Jamie Foxx


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#Trademark
1Incredibly fast and complex rapping technique
2Always wears his hat to the left to show affiliation with a "People Nation" Street Gang
3Frequently Colaborates with Liffy Stokes and the Speed Knot Mobsters

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