Reggae music icon, Majekodunmi Fasheke, well known as Majek Fashek, has died, according to his manager, Omenka Uzoma.
In an Instagram post early Tuesday, Uzoma said Majek Fashek “has gone to be with the Lord, his Maker.”
The singer who became popular for hits such as ‘send down the rain’, ‘so long, too long’, and many others died in New York after a protracted battle with cancer.
He had earlier been hospitalised at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in London in November 2019.
Majek Fashek, also nicknamed the Rainmaker, was a Nigerian internationally acclaimed reggae music legend who was signed to American music imprint, Interscope Music.
He was aged 71 and he enjoyed a music career that spanned over three decades.