Shina Peters Net Worth, Biography, Career, Contact

Sir Shina Peters can easily be regarded as one of the most successful Nigerian musicians. His songs, beats, and flows have grabbed him a lot of international recognition, multiple awards, endorsements, and contracts.

In this post, I’ll be telling you everything we know about Sir Shina Peters. You get to see his net worth, salary, biography, cars, and any information we believe is relevant will be added in this post.

About Shina Peters

Oluwashina Akanbi Peters is a Nigerian songwriter and performing artiste popularly regarded as the “Oba of Nigerian Music”. He was born in Ogun State, Nigeria on the 30th of May 1958.

Akanbi Peters started his music career at a very young age. He began a superstar among his peers when he was a kid. They would gather under a tree and begin to freestyle in their local dialect. They called themselves “Olushina and His Twelve Fantastic Brothers”.

Sir Shina Peters believed that he had big potentials and he could take his music to the next level, so he started learning to play musical instruments from the standard drums sets, guitars, and the piano.

When Sir Peters was 19, he decided to take his music career seriously and joined Ebenezer Obey’s band. After making history and many breakthroughs on the band, he left them and joined another band called General Prince Adekunle’s band.

Sir Peters also called SSP was the lead guitar player in this band. Adekunle’s band was one of the most popular bands in the country back then. They played in almost all elite society in Lagos and top hotels like the Western Hotel, to the Palm Beach Hotel, and the Executive Hotel.

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Sometimes, Sir Peters would take the position of the lead singer whenever the band leads artiste, General Adekunle was ill or not feeling too good. After a successful career with Adekunle, Sir Shina believed that it was time to start his band.

Around 1975, Sir Peter started his band with his brother, Segun Adewale and they called it “Sir Shina Peters and his International Stars”. This duo made a lot of really good songs and released one of the best albums in the country back then.

Sir Shina Peters and his International Stars dropped their first studio album in 1989, and they called it “Afro-Juju Series 1”. In 1989, the Afro-Juju Series album was produced and released under CBS Records of Nigeria. In less a year, the album became double platinum.

One of the finest tracks on the album was “Ace,” produced by Laolu Akins. This song was the perfect blend of Juju music, Fuji, and Afrobeat. For those who can’t differentiate between the two genres of music.

Juju or Afro Juju is a traditional African musical style that combines fast percussive beat with electronic keyboards, saxophone, guitar, and most of the words are spoken in the artiste local dialect. While Afrobeat is an African music style that is similar to Hip-Hop but uses more local dialects.

The Afro-Juju Series album was one of the best music albums in the country back then. This album release brought Sir Shina Peters a lot of international recognition and awards including the artist of the year and album of the year at the Nigerian Musical Awards. He was also awarded Juju Musician of the Year.

After this massive success, Sir Shina Peters dropped some of the finest singles in the country form his hit song Ace, to Shinamania, Oluwa Yo Pese, Omo Bo, and Give Our Women Chance.

In1989, one of the biggest songs dropped a new tune tagged “Shinamania” was one of the best selling music during that era. His follow up album was also a popular one. The was the west African audience hyped his album made him feel very very happy.

His follow-up album broke new ground in its use of synthesizers to complement the Fuji drumming, but was widely criticized in Nigeria and Shinamania died down.

Today, Sir Shina Peters has 16 studio albums released to his credit making him one of the most consistent Nigerian musicians in history.

This was around the 1980s and Sir Shina Peters was in the center and limelight of Nigerian music. He starred in a Nollywood movie tagged “Money Power”. During his short stay in the Nollywood industry, he met Clarion Chukwura.

Clarion Chukwura was one of the most professional Nollywood actresses around this time. Sir Peters proposed to her and they got married in a grand style. Two years later, they gave birth to their first child, Clarence Peters.

Shina Peters Songs

In1989, one of the biggest songs dropped a new tune tagged “Shinamania” in Afro-Juju Series 2 was one of the best selling music in Nigeria during that era. His follow up album was also a popular one.

The was the west African audience hyped his album made him feel very very happy. Some of the finest songs produced by Sir Shina Peters are:

Way to freedom (1980)Sewele (1986)Dancing time (1991)
Freedom (1981)Ace (1989)Experience (1992)
Money power (1982)Shinamania (1990)Mr. President (1993)
Ko temi fun mi (1984)My child (1994)Kilode (1995)
Love (1996)Reunion (1997)Playmate (1999)
Happy hour (2001)Payback time (2005)Splendour (2006)
D one 4 me (2012)Oluwa Yo PeseOmo Bo

 Sir Shina Peters Net Worth

Sir Shina Peters & His International Stars were so famous and popular back in their days that have become household names in the Music genre.

Sir Shina Peters has sold millions of albums worldwide & has taken his music to the shores of South Africa, Europe, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, and the United States.

Sir Shina Peters is currently signed to Orbit Entertainment, his USA agency based in New York. Currently, Sir Shina Peters has a net worth estimated to be about $1.4 million.

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