Afrobeat legend Femi Anikulapo-Kuti broke the world record for longest single note played on a saxophone on Sunday evening, May 7, 2017.
Femi Kuti broke Kenny G’s year 1997 45mins 37 secs record with a fantastic 46mins 38secs long play at the Sunday Jump event at Africa Shrine, Agidingbi, Lagos.
The record was broken in the presence of a large audience that included Sen. Ben Murray-Bruce, the deputy high commissioners of Netherlands and The United Kingdom, reports Femi’s sister, Yeni.
“Femi did it at 55 years old,” his sister, Yeni said on Instagram.
She also said the “Sorry Sorry” crooner would be attempting the feat again in two weeks time in the presence of the Guinness World Records officials, so it can go into the books.
This evening 7th May at the New Africa Shrine, Femi Kuti broke the world record for the longest single note on a saxophone note set in 1997 by Kenny G. The record stood at 45mins 37 secs….Femi did 46mins 38secs!! Give it up, we have a world champ. This was witnessed by a large audience that included Sen. Ben Murray-Bruce, the deputy high commissioners of Netherlands and The United Kingdom etc.