The Nigerian entertainment industry mourns the death of legendary reggae singer, song writer and guitarist Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek. Majek Fashek worked with stars like Jimmy Cliff, Tracy Chapman and Snoop Dogg.
Here are five top songs of Majek Fashek;
1- Send down the rain; is a 1987 reggae song that became the most popular song of the year and in 1989 he won six PMAN awards including song of the year, Album of the year and Reggae artist of the year.
2- So Long, Too Long; “So Long for Too Long’ was one of his most profound songs. He encourages listeners to wake up from their slumber and take charge of the change they want, saying “we’ve been sitting for so long, we’ve been fooling around for too long”.
3- Free Africa, Free Mandela; This was Majek’s anti-apartheid anthem calling for the release of the Late Nelson Mandela’s release from prison. It was performed live in South Africa.
4- Holy Spirit; Holy Spirit’ a soul-lifting song that revealed his spiritual and humane side as he preached love, unity, and brotherhood to everybody.
5- I come from the ghetto; Here, Majek identified with his humble background as he told his grass to grace story. The track gives a glimpse into his life’s story.