During an interview with popular media personality; Toke Makinwa, on the “Trending” show on HIP Tv, the veteran Nigerian musician; Sir Shina Peters, made really powerful comments about his son- Clarence Peters who is a renowned music video director in Nigeria.
Sir Shina Peters made praises of his son while acknowledging his talents, hardwork and tenacity. He established that Clarence Peters was a true son of his father; a total reflection of him- Shina Peters.
The veteran singer said that his son which happened to be mothered by popular Nigerian actress, Clarion chukwuka was a gift from God and he wished he was not his son.
He is a Total Reflection of Me- Sir Shina Peters
In his words:
“Clarence is from heaven. I call him Yomi. When I look at him, I see myself through him. He is just too much. I’m not saying all these because he is my son.
“I WISH HE IS NOT MY SON,
“I would have showered him with lot more praises for the great things he has been doing in the music industry. It was a good combination from Clarion his mother, who’s also a professional in her acting field, and myself. I’m so proud of him.”
All of these were said while Sir Shina peters was giving a brief history of his Family, Career and life.
“I am in my 60s, but I believe I am where I am today by the grace of God. Praying and fasting also helped in sustaining me in the industry.”
While he was on discussing the story about his rise to stardom and how he had managed to maintain relevance all the years, he couldn’t but just go on about how late Fela Anikulapo was instrumental to his success story.
He shared on how Fela had continuously offered him support and advice, all of which served as bedrocks to the success of his career.
“I also owe part of my success to story to Late Fela, for his encouragement and candid advice. He warned me not to be a one sided musician, but to do something that would be accepted by all-music for all Nigerians. That advice helped my acceptability in the whole country and across.”
It was indeed a moment of baring the soul for Sir Shina Peters.