Reggae music legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, well known as Majek Fashek, is dead, it was confirmed the early hours of Tuesday by his manager, Umenka Uzoma.
The death of the music star was announced by his manager, Umenka Uzoma Day, who said;
“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, whatever decisions made by his immediate family will be notified.”
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’.