Reggae Legend and guitarist, Majekodunmi Fashekun popularly as Majek Fashek, who has been off the music scene for a while has finally cleared the air on what happened to his career.
Majek in a chat on Channels TV’s Rubbin’ Minds said that he had never taken drugs all his life and what was responsible for his haggard looks and stagnant career was spiritual attack by witches and what he described as home trouble.
He said: “I never used drugs. I have home trouble. When people see your star they begin to get jealous and they want to kill it. That was what happened to me.”
In the interview, ‘The Rainmaker’ Majek also revealed that he has finally relocated to Nigeria and was working on a new album.
It would be recalled, it was reported last year that Majek Fashek’s health had deteriorated with claims that he had was battling with mental illness
However in an interview he granted last year he denied being Mad saying: “I’m a strong man. I may look old and rough right now, but I know what I’m saying and what I’m doing. Many people think that Majek has gone and that Majek is no more, but I’m still here and I’m probably going to live longer than a lot of you.”
The Edo born Majek who was once one of the biggest musicans in Africa hit limelight in the 1980s with the release of his debut album, “Prisoner of Conscience” containing the hit track ‘Send Down The Rain’.
He was hailed as the new Bob Marley and inked an international recording deal with Interscope, however the musician’s fortunes dwindled amid reports of drug addiction.