Peter Akanni Akorede, known as Emperor Pick Peters, was a Nigerian juju singer, guitarist, and founder of Identity Records, died today after a brief Illness.

He was famous in the 70s for his steady hit songs and was considered a prominent juju musician alongside Sunny Ade and Dele Abiodun. He began his career in 1973 with the release of his debut album, “Kango kango l’agogo n dun,” and went on to release more than 20 albums. However, his career suffered after a contract dispute with his record label.

His death was confirmed by the Chairman of a topmost musical equipment hiring company TASMAN Equipment  Prince Tayo Adeolokun.