Femi Kuti, Nigerian afrobeats legend and son of the legendary Fela Anikulapo-Kuti has broken the World Record for the longest note ever played on a saxophone. This record was broken in his performance at the New Afrika Shrine on the 7th of May, 2017. The previous record (45mins 37secs) was held by Kenny G before Femi broke the record playing for 46mins 38secs non-stop.
Confirming the news on his official Twitter account:
46mins 38secs https://t.co/hpp6eYWYTg
— Femi Anikulapo -Kuti (@Femiakuti) May 7, 2017
Next? He would be going for an hour:
Would love 2 try 2 go passed 1hr Will just continue to push myself. Remember afterwards I still have 2 perform as we have a paying audience https://t.co/d89EfLaiGG
— Femi Anikulapo -Kuti (@Femiakuti) May 8, 2017