Nigerian singer and guitarist Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek, is dead.
The news was confirmed by his manager Umenka Uzoma Day on his official page in the early hours of today.
Fashek had been seriously ill and was admitted at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Woolich in England, where he later died.
He was 57.
Often dubbed the Rainmaker, Fashek’s song “Send Down the Rain” was one of the biggest and most widely-received reggae songs in Nigeria.