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Ugandan rapper Zedmonk sets new World Record for Longest Rap Marathon


On Sunday 5th May 2024 at 5:30 PM, Ugandan rapper Zedmonk Ssabatontomi set a new time for the Longest Rap Marathon by an Individual at Namaste Restaurant in Kampala.

Before Zedmonk’s attempt, the world record originally held by PONEY in Tokyo, Japan, stood at 48 hours, 1 minute, and 10 seconds.

Zedmonk managed to surpass the mark, stretching the time by 8 minutes and 50 seconds to set his own time; 48 hours and 10 minutes.

Upon setting the mark, Zedmonk left the raised platform at Namaste Restaurant and was swarmed by his friends and supporting fraternity.

Happy witnesses carry Zedmonk after setting a new World Record for the Longest Rap Marathon in Kampala (Photo by Ivan Atuhaire)

Zedmonk will be pushing the boundaries further having set his target at 80 hours.

He is currently taking a mandatory 55-minute rest which is provided after setting a world record before he resumes his quest.

Zedmonk will have to wait for official confirmation of the record after submitting his evidence to the Guinness World Records team.

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The standing record stood at 48 hours, 1 minute, and 10 seconds.

Zedmonk is currently taking a 55 mins rest before he resumes to…

— MBU (@MBU) May 5, 2024

Josh Ruby is an Editor with high interest and knowledge in the Ugandan entertainment space, an industry he has been actively part of since 2010. Leads to breaking stories are welcome!

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