By Emmanuel Elebeke
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has mourned the demise of worldwide reggae star Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly referred to as Majeck Fashek describing it as an enormous loss to the Creative Industry, particularly coming at a time the trade has taken a success from the results of the Covid-19 pandemic.
In an announcement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, the Minister stated Majek Fashek was the archetypal musician, as he was not only a singer but in addition a music author and a guitarist.
”He blazed the path not just for as we speak’s reggae artists however for your complete technology of musicians within the nation.
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”Makej Fashek will notably 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 proceed to echo throughout house and time, due to these iconic songs,” he stated.
He expressed his condolences to the household, mates and followers of the late Musician, in addition to to your complete Creative Industry, and prayed to God to grant repose to his soul and luxury his household.
”One of the perfect tributes we will pay to Majek Fashek is to do every thing we will to make sure the rebound of the Industry, to which he gave a lot, from its current state, occasioned by the results of the pandemic,” he stated.