All you need to know about Oluwashina Akanbi Peters popularly known as Shina Peters Let’s take a look at his Biography, Nationality, Career, Age, Net worth, Family.
Oluwashina Akanbi Peters popularly known as Shina Peters is a Nigerian Jùjú musician.
Oluwashina Akanbi Peters was born on 30th May 1958 in Ogun state, Nigeria
Oluwashina Akanbi Peters education background was not written online for publications.
Oluwashina Akanbi Peters Music began at a young age when he played with friends under the handle Olushina and His Twelve Fantastic Brothers. While playing with his friends, he taught himself how to play the piano and later joined Ebenezer Obey’s band. Thereafter, he left Obey’s band and joined General Prince Adekunle’s band as a guitar player. Adekunle’s band played in Lagos hotels such as Western Hotel, Palm Beach Hotel and Executive Hotel. When Adekunle was ill, Peters sometimes acted as lead singer. He left Adekunle to form Shina Adewale, a band with Segun Adewale. However, the duo soon split. Shina Peters, after releasing many albums with Segun Adewale through the 1980s, went on to form his own band, “Sir Shina Peters & His International Stars”.
Peters was an actor in ‘Money Power’, a movie produced by Ola Balogun. He met and started a relationship with the actress Clarion Chukwura at this time. The couple has a son, Clarence Peters.
Sir Shina Peters and his International Stars released their first album Ace (Afro-Juju Series 1) in 1989. The album, which was released under CBS Records of Nigeria, went double platinum. “Ace,” produced by Laolu Akins, is a musical fusion between Juju and Afrobeats. Afro juju musical style mixes fast percussive beat with the use of electronic keyboards, saxophone and guitar. Some of the lyrics in the album especially in ‘Ijo Shina’ were quite racy for the period. The album went on to garner awards for Peters including the artist and album of the Year at the Nigerian Musical Awards. He followed ‘Ace’ with ‘Shinamania’; the album had singles such as ‘Oluwa Yo Pese’, ‘Omo Bo’ and ‘Give Our Women Chance’. Sir Shina Peters currently has 16 album releases to his credit.
With a fusion of Jùjú, Afro-Beat, and intense Fuji-style percussion, Sir Shina Peters held his fans and admirers spellbound with every rendition.
Shina Peters is married to Sammie Ayoka Peters, and has 3 sons, “Clarence Peters” who is known as Musical Director. Clinton Peters and Seyi Peters.
He joined Ebenezer Obey’s band and later left to be a guitar player for General Prince Adekunle’s band after which he also left to form a band known as “Shina Adewale” alongside Segun Adewale. The duo released numerous albums together in the 1980s.
Oluwashina Akanbi Peters has earned an award through his musical career path which are -:
— Artist and album of the Year at the Nigerian Musical Awards.
— City People Movie Lifetime Achievement Award 2014.
— City People Music Special Recognition Award 2019.
— City People Music Lifetime Achievement Award 2020.
Oluwashina Akanbi Peters net worth is currently not available.
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