Born Oluwashina Akanbi Peters on 30th May 1958, Sir Shina Peters began his career playing the guitar for General Prince Adekunle’s band. He later joined forces with Juju Maestro Segun Adewale to form the group “Sir Shina Adewale”. They released several albums through the late 70’s & early 80s. The group had a controversial break-up and Shina went on to form his own band "Sir Shina Peters & His International Stars". His debut solo album release “Ace (Afro-Juju Series 1)” in 1989 went double platinum and was the career breakthrough which brought Sir Shina Peters back into the limelight. "Ace" was a musical fusion between Juju and Afro beat; a rhythmic collaboration which pierced Ethnic, Cultural and language barriers in Nigeria. The sophomore album “Shinamania (Afro-Juju Series 2)” went on to further prove that Sir Shina Peters was no one hit wonder. Sir Shina Peters is still regarded as the creator of a well respected music genre (Afro Juju) that exists in its own class till this day. He currently has 16 album releases to his credit.
Sir Shina Peters also called "SSP" has received numerous awards and recognition for his unparalleled prowess in the art of Writing, Composition, Choreography and Musical Ability. Sir Shina Peters & His International Stars have become a household name in the World Music genre. Sir Shina Peters has sold millions of albums worldwide & has taken his music to the shores of South Africa, Europe, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy and United States. Sir Shina Peters is currently signed to Orbit Entertainment, his USA agency based in New York.
Here is Shinamania!