Legendary Nigerian reggae musician, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek, is dead at age 57.
The artist, who has been receiving treatment and battling for his life, died at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in England.
He was married to Rita Fashek who inspired the song “Without You”; the couple had four children together, but have since divorced.
He reportedly died on Sunday, September 15, 2019 in Britain after a critical illness and admission to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich, London, Britain.
Fashek was born in March 1962 in Benin City to an Edo mother and a Yoruba father, but identified with his Benin roots until his death.
Checks on Monday morning showed that Fashek’s Wikipedia page has since been updated to read “DEAD” as at yesterday, Sunday, September 15, 2019. RIP legend!!!