November 14, (THEWILL) – Before and After the Rain’ is a story that unveils the captivating life of late Nigerian music legend, Majek Fashek.
Authored by veteran journalist, Azuka Jebose Molokwu, the memoir intimately explores Majek Fashek’s battles with alcoholism and undiagnosed schizophrenia, weaving a narrative that transcends the highs and lows of his illustrious career.
More than just a personal account, the book serves as a vital cultural tapestry, spotlighting the rich essence of Nigerian music.
With aspirations for adaptation into a movie or documentary, it aims to immortalise Majek Fashek’s legacy, a timeless gift to generations to come.
The book unveils the journey from Fashek’s explosive arrival onto the music scene, to becoming an undisputed king of Nigerian reggae music, whose life was a symphony of highs and lows.
‘Before and After the Rain’ invites readers to traverse the peaks and valleys of Majek Fashek’s life, from the euphoria of commanding the world stage to the dark abyss of self-doubt and addiction. It’s an intimate and breathtaking narrative that pulls no punches, providing a glimpse into the human behind the legend.
The book is not just a memoir, but a testament to the rich tapestry of Nigerian culture and music. It is a bridge to history, ensuring that Majek’s memory lives on for posterity, a gift to future generations
Published by Purple Scroll, with a resolute mission to reignite and sustain the reading culture in a digital age, which believes the enduring power of words, and passion to be a part of stories that captivate minds and preserve history the book will be available online starting November 18th and will go on sale at Amazon on the 19th.