By Emmanuel Adigwe
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has hailed the late international reggae star, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly called Majek Fashek, stating that his demise is a huge loss to the Creative Industry.
He stated this in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday 3 June, 2020 describig the late musician as a legend.
He said: “He blazed the trail not only for today’s reggae artists but for the entire generation of musicians in the country.
“Majek Fashek will particularly be remembered for his groundbreaking album, ‘Prisoner of Conscience’, which featured timeless songs like ‘Send Down The Rain’, ‘Redemption Song’ and ‘Afrikans Keep Your Culture’. Long after his demise, Majek Fashek’s voice will continue to echo across space and time, thanks to those iconic songs.”
The minister expressed his condolences to the family, friends and fans of the late Musician not forgetting the entire Creative Industry.