Nigeria’s legendary reggae singer-song writer Majek Fashek is dead. He died at 71.
The news was announced on his official Instagram handle by his manager, Omenka Uzoma.
His statement reads: “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 Day.”
The cause of death is yet to be disclosed as at the time of this report.
Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek (pronounced as Ma-je-ko-dun-mi Ifa-kii-she-eke) was born in Benin, Edo State, South South Nigeria March 1949 and died in New York, United States of America on June 1, 2020.