Majekodunmi Fasheke popularly known as Majek Fashek Nigerian singer-songwriter and guitarist, is dead.
Though the cause of the music legend’s death is still unclear at the moment it was however gathered that he died in a hospital in New York in the late hours of Monday, June 1.
Cynthia Morgan’s former manager, Joy Tongo who confirmed Majek Fashek’s death wrote on Instagram;
Legendary musician, Mr. Majek Fashek has passed on today in New York City. Majek Fashek was a talented man from my home town Benin City, Edo State. RIP
Majek Fashek’s manager, Omenka Uzoma also confirmed his death. He however called for celebration of the legend’s achievements in a short video.
Majek Fashek is best known for the 1988 album Prisoner of Conscience, which included the multiple award-winning single “Send Down the Rain”. Before his death, he worked with various artists worldwide, including Tracy Chapman, Jimmy Cliff, Michael Jackson, Snoop Dogg and Beyoncé.