Another Nigerian Is About To Have His Name Slotted Into The Profound List Of World Record Creators and World Record Breakers – The Guinness World Record.
After several Nigerians made their name appears among the world profound record creators with a record breaking (outrageous) exhibition – with the likes of DJ Obi who set a record with Marathon 10-Day DJ Set; Olubayode Treasures-Olawunmi who set a new record for the Longest Marathon Reading Aloud; dance queen Kaffy who set the record for the longest Longest Dance Party (55hrs 40mins); and Chidera Anamege who set the record for the longest rap freestyle by an individual (9hrs 18mins 22secs) at the MTV O Music Awards in Las Vegas, U.S.A in 2011 – a Nigerian Gospel singer is about to increase the number as he nurtures the idea of breaking into the enviable list.
Nigerian gospel singer Chika Nwaogu, also known as St. Chika is set to break the Guinness World Record for ‘longest officially released song’.
The 27-year-old contemporary gospel singer, songwriter and recording artist is attempting to break the world record for the ‘longest officially released song’ by recording and releasing a single gospel song of 3hrs, 30 minutes, 50 seconds on iTunes, Amazon.com, Spotify and Google Play.
The record currently stands at 3 hours, 1 minute, 50 seconds and was achieved by PC III label Pipe Choir (USA), on August 16, 2015.
St. Chika who is set to start his attempt at a recording studio in Lagos, Nigeria on Saturday, April 7, to finish same day. The song titled “Power in the name of the Lord” will be released on digital stores like iTunes, Amazon.com, Spotify and Google Play subsequently.
Chika Nwaogu is a graduate of physics science from the University of Lagos. He started singing, playing the instrument and writing his own songs when she was eight years old. He draws his inspiration from gospel acts such as Travis Greene, Nathaniel Bassey, Eben, Joe Praize and Sinach to mention a few.
We wish him all the best in his new quest.