Nigerian Music Legend, Majek Fashek Is Dead (DETAILS)

Majek Fashek Is Dead

Majek Fashek Is Dead. Legendary Nigerian singer, songwriter and guitarist, Majek Fashek, has died.

According to reports, the “Send Down the Rain” crooner, died in a hospital in New York on Monday June 1.


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His manager, Omenka Uzoma shared the news on Instagram writing; “Today been having pressure calls,well it is true that the African No 1 Legendary ICON has gone to be with the LORD his Maker,

Let celebrate him ,his achievements and his family,what ever decisions made by his immediate family will be notify.”

Recall that in September last year when Uzoma cried out about his condition, billionaire Femi Otedola paid for the reggae icon’s medical expenses at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in London.

Fashek has been plagued by a mysterious illness for years now which affected his music career greatly. Majek was born in Benin-City, Edo state, and died at the age of 57.

Until his death, he was one of Nigeria’s surviving Reggae music legend, Majek attracted international attention in 1987, with his self-penned tune, ‘Send down the Rain.’

The singer also played a supporting role in the 2000 Nollywood movie ‘Mark of the Beast’.

Also known as The Rainmaker, he has worked with various artists worldwide, including Tracy Chapman, Jimmy Cliff, Michael Jackson, Snoop Dogg, and Beyoncé.

May his soul Rest In Perfect Peace.

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