At 10 pm on June 22, one of Nigeria’s top DJs, DJ Obi, started his challenge at  Sao Cafe in a bid to break the Guinness World Record for Longest DJ Set.

Known for his versatile style, DJ Obi has performed on the same stage with artistes like Lupe Fiasco, 2Face, MI and Banky W.

Although the current record which was set in 2014, holds at 200 hours, DJ Obi wants to break this record with a 240-hour set.

Already 6 days into the challenge, DJ Obi is however only allowed a 20-minute break every 4 hours or an hour break after 12 hours.

DJing for so long isn’t an easy task and he has even suffered from swollen feet and fatigue within the past 6 days.

Several Nigerian celebs including Olamide, Lil Kesh, Wizkid, Omawumi, MI and Phyno have gone to show him support at Sao Cafe.

Some secondary school students also went to take pictures with him and wish him goodluck.

You can watch the video of his first 24 hours here.

All the best to DJ Obi. We hope he breaks this world record.

DJ Obi is currently welcoming supporters at Sao Cafe, Lekki. To keep up with his daily experiences during the challenge, check out his Instagram page and Youtube channel.


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