Dothan resident attempts to break world rap record

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) — A Dothan, Ala., resident will seek to break the world record for the longest rap marathon by an individual when he takes the stage at Featured Players Cabaret in Dothan on Dec. 29.

Corey Bigbie, 28, will be seeking to beat the current record of 25 hours. The performance begins Dec. 29 at 10 a.m. and will conclude Dec. 30 at 10 p.m. at Featured Players.

The current record holder is MURS, an artist signed by Strange Music Inc. Bigbie will be wearing an official MURS T-shirt during the performance to show respect for the artist.

Bigbie will be performing all original songs for 36 hours straight.

He has been performing for almost 10 years with over 200 songs on seven albums. In 2008, he participated in a showcase for a Bad Boy Entertainment.

Bigbie's musical influences include Kanye West, Big KRIT, Chamillionaire, MURS, Tech N9ne, Stevie Stone, Hopsin and Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.

His goal for setting this record is to shine a light on the music scene that Alabama has and to help create a name for himself as an artist. He will be inviting special guests and sponsors.

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