Nigerian music legend Majek Fashek is dead! Here are 5 things you probably didn’t know about him

Nigerian music legend Majek Fashek is dead! Here are 5 things you probably didn’t know about him

Popular Nigerian musician Majek Fashek is dead.

He was confirmed to have died on Tuesday, June 2 in New York.

The death of Majek Fashek was confirmed by Joy Tongo on his Instagram account, he said, “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.”

Here are 5 things to know about Majek Fashek

1 Majek Fashek was born as Majekodunmi Fasheke

2 Majek Fashek was born on February 1963 in Benin Edo State, Nigeria

3 Majek Fashek worked with big names such as Tracy Chapman, Jimmy Cliff, Michael Jackson, Snoop Dogg, and Beyoncé.

4 Majek Fashek had four albums

1989 Prisoner of Conscience
1991 Spirit of Love
1997 Rainmaker
2005 Little Patience

5 Majek Fashek worked with four record labels – Mango Records, Interscope Records, Lightyear Entertainment,  Coral Music Group

 

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