A Popular Nigeria reggae Music Star and guitarist Majekodunmi Fasheke, who is popularly known as Majek Fashek, is dead.
The reggae music singer became popular after he sang songs like ‘Send down the rain, Prisoner of Conscience,’ which became a major hit worldwide and garnered multiple awards. ‘So Long for Too Long’ is another hit song of 1991. Majek Fashek has worked with stars like Jimmy Cliff, Tracy Chapman and Snoop Dogg.
Many people who woke up to the news of the singers’ death flooded their pages with photos and videos of the singer.
His stage name ‘MajekFashek,’ originated from his full name Majekodunmi Fasheke.
Also read: Majek Fashek Biography
Before now, there has been multiple allegations that the singer uses excessive drug, although the singer declined publicly. Rumours of his death arose in 2019 which he confirmed it to be rumour, added that he was receiving treatment in Abuja at that time.
Last year September, financial help was needed from the public to help care for the music star and legend, his treatment was completed in London after some months.
His manager, Umenka Uzoma, who revealed the death of Majek Fashek said the 57-years-old Majek Fashek died in his sleep in New York on June 1, 2020, after battling an unknown illness.
He died leaving behind, four children and his wife.
In a video posted by his manager Omenka Uzoma, on Majek Fashek’s official Instagram handle, to confirm the singer’s death, the manager stated “this is the time for us all to celebrate his achievement, added that the late Majek Fashek has done a lot for Nigeria and Africa.”