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Majek Fashek

27 Feb 2021
Musician and manager of late reggae icon, Majek Fashek, Omenka Uzoma Day, seems to have re-branded and gone back to being an artiste, as he recently dropped the visual for his 2021 single entitled Celebrate.
30 Aug 2020
Reggae music emerged from the Caribbean island nation of Jamaica and grew to become not just a global phenomenon but also a culture. Lovers of the genre often give thanks to Jah, as well as Bob Marley, who is one of the pioneers of reggae and who is considered one of the greatest musicians of…
21 Jun 2020
Majek Fashek was born as Majekodunmi Fasheke. An all-round great person who loved music and started very early out of sheer will to develop himself learning to play the guitar, piano, flute and other musical instruments to become one of Africa’s greatest multi-instrumentalist.
13 Jun 2020
The sad passing of reggae super star and Rainmaker maestro, Majek Fashek, continues to evoke strong memories among those, who knew him at close range.
6 Jun 2020
Though Nigerian reggae music legend and firebrand rasta, Majek Fashek, may have transited, it is impossible to forget the footprints of the supremely talented singer and guitarist who sang with so much joy into our ears.
4 Jun 2020
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described the death of international reggae star, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly called Majek Fashek...
3 Jun 2020
The moment he appeared, the image of Wole Soyinka’s Brother Jeroboam at the Bar Beach came on. He wore a white soutane with bell in his hands. He jingled the bell like the early morning preachers do.
Majek Fashek
2 Jun 2020
Veteran Nigerian music star Majekodunmi Fasheke professionally known as Majek Fashek is dead. Fashek who was best known for his massive 1988 single "Send Down the Rain" has been plagued by a mysterious illness for a while and died in the United States on June 1, 2020. Majek Fashek started his career in the early…
Majek Fashek
2 Jun 2020
Veteran Nigerian musician Majek Fashek died yesterday with the news of his death confirmed this morning. Known for several songs, Fashek is considered one of Nigeria's most iconic stars and has even been likened to Reggae legend Bob Marley. His song "Send Down The Rain" earned him the nickname Rainmaker but he has several other…
Majek Fashek
2 Jun 2020
Veteran Nigerian music star Majekodunmi Fasheke professionally known as Majek Fashek is dead. The rainmaker who has struggled with health issues for a while died in the United States on June 1. The news of his death was confirmed by his manager and publicist Omenka Uzoma this morning. In an Instagram post, Uzoma said:  “The…
9 Sep 2019
Reggae legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known by his stage name Majek Fashek has been hospitalised at Queen’s Hospital, London. The singer's manager, Uzoma Day Omenka has confirmed the report that the singer is gravely ill and receiving treatment at the hospital in London, England. According to Omenka, Majek Fashek took ill last month and was rushed to London on August…
25 Aug 2018
The peaceful town of Onicha Olona in Delta State is currently mourning; their son, who brought the town to limelight, had passed on and will be interred today. At last, what they dreaded has eventually happened; Ras Kimono is indeed dead. Almost all faces looked gloomy, as they prepared to give the late reggae icon…


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