Popular Ajegunle musician and acclaimed originator of Alanta Dance, Peter Alanta, has died.
Concise News gathered that the singer passed on Thursday after battling undisclosed illness for months.
Alanta came into musical limelight in the early 2000s with his hit song entitled ”Alanta.”
Raymond King and Artquake also remixed the song.
The deceased, whose contemporaries are Marvelous Benji, Oriste Femi, Professor Linkin, Omo Jesu, also had other hit songs to his credit.
Confirming Alanta’s demise, his colleague and friend Kimi Rankin slammed his fans for abandoning him.
He said, “When Alanta was alive who cared? How many of us showed him love?”
Also reacting to the news, Denge Pose crooner, Baba Fryo, called on musicians who benefited from the deceased’s intellectual work to ”do something.”
He said, “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.”