Tributes pour in as Nigerian producer Dokta Frabz passes away

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Dokta Frabz, whose real name is Ayorinde Faboro, has died after he sustained wounds from a gunshot in the US according to a tweet by popular singer Nikki Laoye.

Dokta Frabz, or Dr Frabz as his stage name is stylised, is considered as one of the pioneers in sound engineering in the Nigerian music industry. He begun music as a pianist and drummer at Archbishop Vining Memorial Church Cathedral in Ikeja, Lagos.

Then, he progressed to pursuing it as a career while studying International Relations at Covenant University. His stage name is expanded to mean: “Doctor of Flavour, Rhythm and Blues”.

Some of the popular songs produced by Dokta Frabz are:

  1. Thank God – Dagrin ft. Omawunmi
  2. One Question – Wizkid
  3. Bombay – Wizkid ft. Phyno
  4. Joy – Wizkid
  5. Hit N Run – Sean Tizzle ft. Tory Lanez
  6. Murda – Seyi Shay ft. Shaydee & Patoranking
  7. Efimile – YQ ft. Dagrin
  8. Ako Mi Ti Poju – Naeto C ft. Dagrin
  9. True(dem no fit do am) – Naeto C ft. Omawunmi
  10. Enu O Se – Durella

Additionally, he worked with Mo’ Hits and produced many of D’banj‘s songs. Faboro grew up in Surulere, Lagos State and was already in love with music at the age of six. Here is how the music industry reacted to news of his death:

We offer our condolences to his family and loved ones.

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Obinna is a fiction writer from Lagos, Nigeria, and grew up loving comic book characters and superheroes. He watches lots of action films and writes entertainment and technology articles. He is also interested in science and how things work.

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