Carl Terrel Mitchell, better known by his stage name Twista, was born on 27 November, 1972, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an American rapper.
His debut album was released in 1992 and was called “Runnin’ Off at da Mouth”, at the time performing under the name Tung Twista. Twista was listed in the 1992 Guinness Book of World Records for his fast rapping.
His second album, titled Resurrection, was set to be released in 1994, the album was only released in the city of Chicago, due to problems with record labels and marketing issues, and got very little national attention.
Twista teamed with other Chicago area rappers to form the Speedknot Mobstaz back in 1998. The first album they released was called Mobstability, in 1998. He then formed his own Legit Ballin' label, which released tw
o compilation albums: Legit Ballin' in 1999 and Legit Ballin' Vol. 2: Street Scriptures in 2001. Later on the label released Respect The Game, Vol. 3 in 2002 and Volume 4: Tha Truth in 2006. He Twista launched a new record label “Get Money gang Entertainment” in 2008.
Twista and his GMG team worked together, in the holiday season of 2010, with Chicago Food Bank’s Producemobile program to feed hungry people in the community.
A documentery film is currently in production about Twista’s life and music in Chicago. This documentary is directed by Vlad yudin and is set to be released by Emi in 2010.
Why is Twista Famous?
Twista is famous for being the world’s fastest rapper, he was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for his fast rapping talent.
Why do we like Twista?
We like Twista because of his work in Hip-hop music.