Eminem announces winner for #GodzillaChallenge, lip-sync monster takes the crown
The verse by Eminem in the 'Godzilla' has the Rap God delivering 220 words and 330 syllables in 30 seconds
Eminem has revealed the winner of his Godzilla Challenge on March 19 and it is a young superfan, jacksherlock1. The 15-time Grammy-winning artist issued a challenge late last month to fans and followers using the growing entertainment platform Triller.
In the video that Eminem posted, he rapped his verse from his song 'Godzilla' which featured American rapper Juice WRLD. It is part of his new album 'Music To Be Murdered By'. In the video's caption, the rules of the challenge were to spit the speedy third verse as best as possible. The winner would get an undisclosed prize and a repost from the 'Rap God' himself.
'Music To Be Murdered By' is Eminem's eleventh studio album which released mid-January this year while the single 'Godzilla' released on January 31. 'Godzilla' is Juice WRLD's first posthumous release after his death in December last year.
Eminem's verse in 'Godzilla' has approximately 220 words and 330 syllables which he unbelievably delivers in 30 seconds, according to Urban Islandz. Several were successful in their rendition, but many attempted the challenge and failed. Even some celebrities undertook the challenge but didn't quite make the mark. The third verse is Eminem's fastest verse and he surpassed his own records held by his feature on Nicki Minaj and Labrinth's 2018 song 'Majesty', which surpassed his record on his 2013 single 'Rap God'.
Eminem took to Twitter to announce the big winner in a post that showcased the contestant's entry. The Tweet read, "'Godzilla, fire spitter, monster’ #GodzillaChallenge @triller winner squad on the site. Shout out to the homie jacksherlock1 on taking the #1 spot!” A link was also shared by the 'Darkness' rapper which displayed the 4 runner ups of the challenge.
Some fans were amazed to find out that the winner and some others actually lip-synced the verse, even though many had tried to rap it out and even managed to breathlessly deliver every last syllable of the monstrous third verse. In jacksherlock1's video, the fan appears to be lip-syncing with little-to-no effort while he shows off all his Slim Shady records.
Congratulations to jacksherlock1 for winning the Godzilla Challenge.
Watch the video here.