Nigerian music producer, Ayorinde Faboro popularly known as Dr Frabz is died.
According to popular musician Nikki Laoye, in a tweet, He died in the United States after he was shot.
“Oh my God!! My dear brother, Dr Frabz is gone.This is such terrible news. Just heard that he was shot. Who did this? I am so pained right now.What kind of unfortunate death is this? May God accept his gentle soul into his heavenly bossom,” she tweeted.
He was from Ekiti State but born and raised in Lagos where he started his music career at Archbishop Vining Memorial Church Cathedral in Ikeja as a pianist and drummer. He also played other Sunday School instruments as a kid.
He started music as a profession in 2006 with the moniker Dr Frabz which stands for Doctor of Flavour, Rhythm and Blues. After creating N’sayne Entertainment.
Frabz had worked with several top Nigerian artists, including Wizkid, Naeto C, Davido YQ, Omawumi, and the late Dagrin among others.
Dr. Frabz produced hit songs such as Dagrin’s “Thank God”, WizKid’s “Bombay”, and “Joy” among many others and was the music director for the fourth season of Nigerian Idol.
Ever since the announcement of his death, other Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media to offer their condolence.
Samuel Oguachuba popularly called Samklef eulogized him calling him a music legend.
“Rip legend! Ayo ( dr Frabz) We spoke 2 weeks ago u asked how is Houston treating me? I came to Maryland yesterday only for me to hear that u are no more today. What a sad day! A brother is gone! another producer is gone! RIP!,” Samklef wrote.
Singer Emma Nyra wrote, “This life is really beans! That’s why it’s so important to live life to the fullest. I’m grateful that u shared your talent with the world. Rest in Paradise Dr Frabz Broken heart.”
Also, lawyer and social media influencer, Modupe Odele, stated that she spoke to the music producer a few weeks ago. She wrote on her Twitter account, “His last text to me only a few weeks ago was how we should grab lunch since we are now neighbours. I never confirmed. Rest in power rockstar. Thank you for sharing your gift. I’ll still check out Zion West in your honour.”