Legendary Singer, Majek Fashek to Sue Timi Dakolo for N100m
Nigerian reggae singer-songwriter and guitarist, Majek Fashek seems prepared to slam Timi Dakolo with a massive lawsuit for alleged copyright violation.
Nigerian music legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek is set to drag Timi Dakolo to court . His manager, Uzoma Day Omenka, said they would be suing Timi Dakolo for using Majek’s all time hit, ‘Send down the rain’ without authorization.
He said before the end of March after their return from a trip to the United Kingdom, they would file the suit unless Dakolo can provide proof of authorization by any representative of Majek.
Meanwhile, Majek Fashek who just completed his rehabilitation programme on drug addiction is best known for the 1988 album Prisoner of Conscience which included the single “Send Down the Rain”, winning him several awards.
Also known as The Rainmaker, he has also worked with various artists worldwide including Tracy Chapman, Jimmy Cliff, Michael Jackson, Snoop Dogg, and Beyoncé.