Nigerian Music Legend, Majek Fashek Dies At 57

Nigerian Music Legend, Majek Fashek Dies At 57

Majek Fashek
Nigerian Reggae star Majek Fashek pictured at the New Orleans Jazz Festival (Photo Credit: Leon Morris/Redferns)

Majekodunmi Fasheke, a Nigerian music legend, popularly known as Majek Fashek, is dead.

The legendary singer died at the age of 57.

His death was confirmed by his manager, Omenka Uzoma, on the late singer’s official Instagram page on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

The post on Instagram read: “I have 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 use today to celebrate him, his achievements, and his family.”

He added that the public will be notified on further decisions.

The manager, however, failed to disclose the cause of his death.

Majek Fashek, started his music career in the 80s and was popular for the 1988 album ‘Prisoner of Conscience’, which included the multiple award-winning single “Send Down the Rain.”

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