Carl Terrell Mitchell (born November 27, 1973), better known by his stage nameTwista (formerly Tung Twista), is an American hip hop recording artist fromChicago, Illinois. He is perhaps best known for his Chopper style of rapping and for once holding the title of fastest rapper in the world according to Guinness World Records in 1992, being able to pronounce 598 syllables in 55 seconds.[2]

In 1997, after appearing on Do or Die’s hit single “Po Pimp”, produced by The Legendary Traxster, Twista signed with Big Beat and Atlantic Records, where he released his third album Adrenaline Rush and formed the groupSpeedknot Mobstaz, in 1998. His 2004 albumKamikaze reached the top of the US Billboard album chart, after the success of theBillboard Hot 100 single “Slow Jamz”.