Nigerian Actor-cum-entrepreneur, artiste, and founder of Blaqk Stereo Music Group (BSMG), Hawwal Ogungbadero; and a host of other 29 artistes have set a new record in the music industry by winning the longest recording marathon for 40 hours 19 minutes, which earned them to join the hall of fame of the Guinness World Record.
Even though he didn’t have the fanfare that trailed Ms Baci’s attempt, a Nigerian artiste and founder of Blaqk Stereo Music Group (BSMG), Hawwal Ogungbadero, alongside 29 other artistes, are Guinness Record holders.
Even though he didn’t have the fanfare that trailed Ms Baci’s attempt, Hawwal Ogungbadero, alongside 29 other artistes, are Guinness Record holders.
In a bid to create a platform to help young artistes explore their creativities, the musician organised the longest recording marathon event on 25 June 2022.
The recording session, held at the Sambol Production Studio in Lagos, saw Hawwal, alongside his team, feature on multiple music instrumentals non-stop for 40 hours and 19 minutes.
Making the announcement on his Instagram handle on Monday May 29th 2023, Hawwal shared pictures of himself and the team holding their titles. He expressed his gratitude to his team and sponsor, adding that the journey was difficult, but they came through in the end.
The actor said the attempt aimed to promote Nigerian artistes and amplify their talents through a world-renowned platform such as the Guinness world records.
His caption read, “It is verified, signed, and sealed. I am grateful to God Almighty for this privilege to be a positive force of change and growth in my generation. I’m grateful to the blockchain comp—@near protocol for providing a huge portion of the funds we needed to execute the project. Even though the part was self-funded, we made it despite the difficult times. It could only be God.
“40hrs 19 minutes no be beans. Special thanks to all the amazing music artistes that came through to make this happen. This is just the beginning of your great stories.”