Peter Alanta, a popular Ajegunle singer and the originator of ‘Alanta’ dance has been reported dead. Alanta died after battling undisclosed ailment for months.
The singer came into the limelight in the early 2000s with his hit song, titled Alanta. The song was later remixed by other singers like Raymond King and Artquake.
Peter’s colleague and friend, Kimi Rankin, who decried the abandonment of the singer, confirmed his demise. He also slammed Alanta’s fans for abandoning him.
“When Alanta was alive who cared? How many of us showed him love?”.
Also reacting to his death, Baba Fryo also called on musicians who benefited from the deceased’s intellectual work to do something.
“I just saw this post on Facebook that peter Aka Alanta the Originator of Alanta dance is dead, if it is true, those popular artistes who benefited from his creative work should do something,” he said.