Majek Fashek is accusing R&B star, Timi Dakolo of stealing his song.
a recent interview with Saturday Beats , the Reggae icon revealed that
Timi Dakolo never took permission from him before he recorded a remix of
his hit song, Send Down the Rain in 2013, adding that the Iyawo Mi
crooner had exploited the fact that he was mentally unstable.
broke the rules of copyright. He is a thief because in music business,
one must take permission before working on someone else’s song. That is
why we have COSON,” he said.
He also slammed Dakolo, calling him a fake artiste for infringing on the laws of copyright.
never bothered to look for me before stealing my song. He is not an
original artiste. It is only people like Tuface, Wizkid, Olamide that
In addition, Fashek admitted that he was hurt that he wasn’t even given credit for the song and further explained why.
song is not a normal song; it is a spiritual hit song. Timi Dakolo does
not know how I suffered to get that song. I fasted for seven days
before I got that song. I partook in three days ‘white’ fasting before
the song came to me. Timi Dakolo did not go through that. I did not
fight him because I do not have time. Let God judge us.”
Fashek, has been stable since March after receiving treatment at an
Abuja based rehab centre. He and his business consultant, Omenka Uzoma
are now trying to fish out all those who took advantage of him.
Timi Dakolo initially declined to respond when contacted to get his own
side of the story, the singer eventually took to Instagram to address