DUANE “D.O.” GIBSON
Duane Gibson aka D.O. is a Guinness World Record setting rapper, author, professional speaker and music executive. Toronto based with Cape Breton Nova Scotian roots, he set a Guinness World Record for the longest freestyle rap ever (8 Hours and 45 Minutes) and hit number 1 on the US College charts (Feb 2014).
Gibson has coordinated tours for himself and his artists in Asia (Taiwan, Japan), Europe (England, France), USA (NYC, Miami, Detroit) as well as in his native country Canada. Through his company Northstarr Entertainment, Gibson has written proposals that resulted in over one million dollars in Government funded projects.
As a professional speaker, Gibson has spoken at world-renowned Harvard University while also reaching hundreds of thousands of youth annually through his Stay Driven program.
He is also an author and released his book “Stay Driven: Can’t Nobody Hold You Down” in 2012. Gibson has been profiled on CBC, Muchmusic, MTV, Newsweek, and YTV.