Eminem’s Rap God sets new world record for most words in a song

According to our lesson in class we discussed how rap artist have become skilled in their Phonetics and Phonology production. Phonetics is he study of speech as well as production and Phonology is the way in which speech sounds are combined and altered in language. In this article we see how Eminem’s song “Rap God” works through 1,560 words in 6’04”, at an average of 4.28 words per second. He was placed in the “Guinness Book of World Records” for his accomplishment in having that many words in a song with no breaks at a fast rate. He is a perfect example of how rap artist can rhyme words and speech sounds in their music demonstrating how they exercise their language skills.

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