Music Legend Majek Fashek dies at 57

Music Legend Majek Fashek dies at 57

Majek Fashek, one of Africa’s greatest Reggae Artists has passed on.

Majek Fashek (Majekodunmi Fasheke) has passed on early Tuesday morning aged 57.

This was announced by his manager, Omenka Uzoma in a via his official instagram page.

He wrote:

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. From his Manager:OMENKA Uzoma

A Brief History

Majek Fashek popular called the “Rain Maker” was the first African Artist to be signed to Interscope Records in 1990 ($20 million deal). He performed on the Late Nite Show With David Letterman in 1992.

Bob Marley’s wife, Rita once gifted him $100,000 for his 1991 hit song “So long”

Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek (Ma-je-ko-dun-mi Ifa-kii-she-eke), is best known in Nigeria for the 1988 album Prisoner of Conscience, which included the multiple award-winning single “Send Down the Rain”.

“How amazing it is that it rained heavily this morning as the rain maker passed on” – Hero Nation

Rest in Peace Legend 🙏

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    Mr onos June 2, 2020


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    Lee best June 7, 2020

    Rip legend