Eminem update: Rap God ‘unseated’ by Ocean Wisdom as world’s fastest rapper

UK rapper Ocean Wisdom overtakes Slim Shady’s Guiness record
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Eminem performs "I Need A Doctor" at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 13, 2011. Reuters/Lucy Nicholson

Eminem may no longer be the world’s fastest rapper after UK rapper Ocean Wisdom has virtually overtaken Rap God’s Guinness World Record for “Most Words in a Hit Single.”

According to Guinness World Records, Eminem clinched the title in Jan. 1, 2013 with “Rap God,” a 1,560-word song that Slim Shady sings at supersonic speed of 4.28 words per second. Excluding the 26-second intro, Guinness said Eminem actually raps 1.460 words in 5 minutes and 38 seconds, which translates to a speed of 4.31 words per second.

However, Ocean Wisdom is poised to claim the title from Eminem with his debut single “Walkin,” which is a 932-word, 3 minute and 47 second-long song. If Guinness’ calculations with “Rap God” is applied to “Walkin,” Unilad claimed that Ocean Wisdom delivers at at impressive speed of 4.45 words per second.

Guinness is yet to confirm if Ocean Wisdom has indeed set a new world record. But in the meantime, Eminem still holds the title based on Guinness’ official website.

Ocean Wisdom’s album “Chaos 93,” where “Walkin” was lifted from, made it to the top charts in different countries, the most recent of which was the Top 10 in the UK iTunes Album charts. Meanwhile, “Walkin” also made it to the top hits charts in Portugal, Greece and Luxemburg.

Earlier, Drake has also overtaken Eminem’s “The Marshall Mathers LP” when his “Views” held the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 Chart for nine weeks in a row, toppling Eminem’s previous eight-week record.

No Eminem new album 2016 yet?

Without an Eminem new album 2016 and dismal gigs this year, Marshall Mathers III also dropped out of Forbes 2016 Celebrity 100 list. The “Love Yourself” rapper ranked 82nd on the Forbes list of wealthiest celebrities in 2015 and 71st in 2011.

One of Eminem’s last public appearances was during the premiere of “Southpaw” in New York on July 20, 2015. Since then, the Rap God has been elusive to the public eye, only giving his fans scant updates via Twitter and Instagram.

Eminem has been reportedly eyeing to relocate to the UK. Nevertheless, Slim Shady has been busy producing new tracks for movies and television series, the latest of which are “Berzerk” for “Why Him?” and several tracks for crime thriller “Narc.”

Aside from his show business, Eminem is also busy with his venture in the gaming industry with “Shady Wars,” which is a free game app that lets fans reach Rap Pro, Rap Star and Rap God status by catching the lyrics of Eminem’s songs while trying to avoid drones and collecting coins as they advance in levels.