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Send Down The Rain (1988)- Majek Fashek

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Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek, is a well known Nigerian reggae singer and guitarist who was born in Benin City to a Yoruba father and an Edo mother. In the 1980s, Majek Fashek earned his recognition on a television (NTA Benin) show as a member of a band called Jastix of which Ras kimono and Amos McRoy Gregg were members. Evi Edna Ogholi also performed as an upcoming artist with Jastax.
In 1988, Majek Fashek released an album titled “Prisoner of Conscience” which include the song “Send Down The Rain” which became the most popular song of the year, and Majek Fashek too, became Nigeria’s top reggae artist. In 1989, Majek Fashek won six PMAN awards which included “Song of the Year”, “Album of the Year”, and “Reggae Artist of the Year”. Other songs in the album “Prisoner of Conscience” are- *Redemption Song *Let Righteousness Cover The Earth *Africans Keep Your Culture *Genesis *I’ve Got The Feeling *Hey Mr. Morning *Police Brutality
*Prisoner Of Conscience

Cite this article as: Teslim Omipidan. (May 20, 2017). Send Down The Rain (1988)- Majek Fashek. OldNaija. Retrieved from https://oldnaija.com/2017/05/20/send-down-the-rain-1988-majek-fashek/

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