Planetary DJ Sets New Record for Longest Dance Marathon by an Individual

May 24 22:32 2024

Lagos, Nigeria – May 24, 2024 – Olufunlola Odutayo, popularly known as Planetary DJ, has made history by completing the longest dance marathon by an individual. This remarkable event took place from May 10 to May 19, 2024, at Lavalon Mall, Addo Road, Ajah, Lagos, and lasted an astounding 216 hours. The record is currently pending official approval by Guinness World Records (GWR).

Planetary DJ, renowned for her dynamic presence and energetic performances, faced significant challenges along the way. Initially starting her dance marathon on May 5th 2024, she encountered unexpected technical difficulties after 20 hours of continuous dancing. These issues forced her to cancel the attempt and restart. She resumed the marathon, but after 72 hours, her team decided to cancel again due to recurring technical problems and concerns about strict adherence to GWR rules.

Determined to achieve her goal, Planetary DJ officially restarted the marathon on May 10. Her resilience and commitment were on full display as she danced continuously for 216 hours until May 19. Reflecting on her achievement, Planetary DJ expressed her gratitude and elation: “This marathon was a dream come true. Dancing non-stop for 216 hours was incredibly challenging, but the support from my fans and the love for what I do kept me going. This is a victory not just for me, but for everyone who believes in the power of music and dance.”

The marathon drew significant attention, with fans and supporters gathering to witness the historic moment. Social media platforms were abuzz with live updates, and Planetary DJ’s official handles-Instagram: DJ.PLANETARY.DJ, Snapchat: PlanetaryDJ, TikTok, and Twitter: DJ_Planetary_DJ-kept followers engaged throughout the event.

Despite the setbacks of losing her initial hours of effort, Planetary DJ’s resolve to succeed never wavered. Her ability to restart multiple times and push through the marathon not only showcased her physical endurance but also highlighted her unwavering passion for dance and commitment to achieving her goal.

The feat was made possible not only by Planetary DJ’s incredible stamina but also by the immense support from the music and entertainment industry. Numerous fellow DJs and artists lent their encouragement, providing moral and logistical support. Esteemed professionals from the DJ community visited the venue to cheer on Planetary DJ, underscoring the sense of community and camaraderie within the Nigerian music scene.

Planetary DJ’s remarkable achievement adds to her growing legacy in the entertainment industry, inspiring dancers and music enthusiasts worldwide. Her dedication and perseverance have set a new benchmark in dance marathons, showcasing the limitless potential of the human spirit and endurance.

Planetary DJ’s record-breaking event was entirely self-sponsored, highlighting her commitment and passion for her craft. Despite the lack of external sponsorship, her determination and the support of her fans and fellow industry professionals made the event a resounding success.

As the world awaits the official recognition from Guinness World Records, Planetary DJ’s accomplishment stands as a beacon of inspiration and a celebration of the vibrant cultural scene in Lagos, Nigeria.

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