Nigerian DJ Obi has been running the longest music marathon in the world and has therefore officially made it into the Guinness Book of Records.

“When I hit the first 24 hours in my attempt to break the current Guinness World Record for Longest Marathon Club DJing, i knew the journey had officially begun. Grateful for all the love and support.”


He started the DJ-set Wednesday 22 june 2016. Last friday morning at 7:30. It took him 8 days to take the 200-hours Guinness World Record for the longest DJ-set from the Irish DJ Norberto Loco (2014). DJ Obi took 20-minute break every four hours and a one-hour break after 12 hours. After he took the record he decided to push on for 2 more days giving the official record of 240 hours in 10 days!

DJ O.B.I Twitter
DJ O.B.I Twitter

Who is DJ. Obi 

  • Full name : Obinna Levi Ajuonuma Junior
  • In 2011 he won the Award for best DJ at the NEA
  • Is the official DJ of Nigerian musicartist Lynxxx 
  • Is signed to Synk8 Records

Watch the clip below of DJ OBI’s first 24 hours.