Nigerian singer-songwriter and guitarist, Majekodunmi Fashek, better known as Majek Fashek has died at the age of 71
Majek died in a hospital in New York in the late hours of Monday June 1.
The cause of his death is still not clear at the time of filing this report.
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 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.