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Nigeria Reggae Music Icon, Majekodunmi Fasheke Popularly Known As Majek Fashek Is Dead.

His death was announced on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 by his longtime manager, Umenka Uzoma Day.

Majek Fashek died at the age of 57 [Tyme Out With Tee A]
Majek Fashek died at the age of 57 [Tyme Out With Tee A]

The death of the music star was announced by his manager, Umenka Uzoma Day on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

“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, he said.

His death was announced by his manager.[Instagram/OfficialMajekFashek]
His death was announced by his manager.[Instagram/OfficialMajekFashek]

“Let celebrate him, his achievements, and his family, whatever decisions made by his immediate family will be notified.”

Fashek has been plagued by a mysterious illness for years now which affected his music career greatly.

The first photo of the bedridden reggae music icon was shared on Premium Times. In the photo, Majek Fashek is flanked by his manager, Umenka Uzoma Day.[PremiumTimes]
The first photo of the bedridden reggae music icon was shared on Premium Times. In the photo, Majek Fashek is flanked by his manager, Umenka Uzoma Day.[PremiumTimes]

Majek Fashek was one of the biggest music exports from this part of the world in the late 1980s and the early 1990s.

However, things took a different turn as he went on a self-exile which according to reports were because of failing health and personal issues.

Majek Fashek
Majek Fashek

A few years ago, he bounced back into the music scene again and became a regular at selected shows.

He died at the age of 71.

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