General Prince Adekunle is dead!

If the information reaching us is anything to go by, then we can authoritatively confirm to you that Prince Adekunle, the legendary juju star, is dead.

General Prince Adekunle was a Nigerian Jùjú musician. He was of Egba origin, from Abeokuta in Ogun State.

The ‘Aiye Nreti Eleya’ crooner had been a major innovator and force in the jùjú music scene, with his distinctive driving Afrobeat style.

Famous musicians such as Sir Shina Peters and Segun Adewale started their careers playing with his band, the Western Brothers. Although he toured in England in the early 1970s, he did not become well known outside Nigeria.

In a statement released by the family, General Adekunle would had been ill for sometime now, died in the early hours of today.

Watch this page for more information about the burial arrangement.

May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace.

Listen to one of his music here.

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