Dokta Frabz, who has worked with a slew of top Nigerian artistes, including Wizkid, Omawumi, Davido and the late Dagrin, is said to have died in the United States, where he lived in recent years.
It was a fellow producer Samflek who the news. “One of Nigeria legendary producer just died. Sad day for me,” he first tweeted on Saturday, February 27, 2021.
“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!” Samflef added.
Samflek’s tweet sent Twitter Nigeria into a meltdown as several music industry personalities and many other Nigerians reacted to the shocking news.
“Checked on him on snap few weeks ago..RIP Dr Frabz! Good spirit ,” Shizzi, another popular music producer, said on Twitter.
The likes of top music industry fixer Bizzle Osikoya and popular artistes manager Godwin Tom have also reacted to the news.
Details around Dokta Frabz’s death are unknown, although there have been whispers that he was shot.
The reports have not been confirmed by Pulse, who is still reaching out to people close to the producer for the truth.
Real name Ayorinde Faboro, Dokta Frabz was born and raised in Lagos, where he started his music career.
He started from the Archbishop Vining Memorial Church Cathedral in Ikeja, where he played the keyboard, the drum, and other Sunday School instruments as a kid.
His music talent won him several secondary school awards as the school pianist and choir leader at Doregos Private Academy in the Ipaga suburb of Lagos.