Rise and fall of Majek Fashek

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NEWS EXTRA: Rise and fall of Majek Fashek
Majek Fashek

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..How he lost out in a multi-million dollar deal —Charles Novia

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…His last days

By BENJAMIN NJOKU

 

The sky look misty and cloudy

Looks like rain’s gonna fall today

This morning I have been soaked in mercy

Waiting for the rain to drop the water Lord

Oh Lord.ye

I’m a hungry man

And I don’t wanna be angry

Send down the rain

Water up my seed ye…

Send down the rain

Send down the rain

Send down the rain

Send down the rain

Everything in Life has got its time and season

So you don’t have to ask me why

You don’t expect to sow cassava

And reap up cocoyam

You don’t expect to sow rice

And reap up cassava

Whatever a man sows in this world

They must surely reap….

Those were the powerful lyrics of the evergreen song, “Send Down the Rain” that made Majek Fashek the toast of many lovers of reggae music across the world. It also set him apart from other iconic African singers.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper