The Nigerian musician died in his sleep in New York after being ill for some time.
His cause of death is not clear.
Fashek’s manager confirmed the star’s death, writing on Instagram that it was ‘a time for us all to celebrate his achievements, and not mourn’.
Omenka Uzoma added: ‘He’s done a lot for Nigeria and Africa’, and said: ‘It is true, the legend has gone to meet the lord.’
Fashek – real name Majekodunmi Fasheke – was best known for hits including Send Down The Rain and So Long Too Long, and worked with artists like Snoop Dogg and Tracy Chapman.