Ayorinde Faboro, also known as Dr Frabz, was a Nigerian music artist. Dr Frabz, who worked with Wizkid, Omawumi, Davido, and the late Dagrin, died in the United States, according to reports.
His colleague Samklef announced on his Twitter page: “One of Nigeria legendary producer just died. It’s a sad day for me.”
“Rip legend!” Samklef said. 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!”
According to singer Nikki Laoye, Dr Frabz was allegedly shot. “Oh my God .. My dear brother, Dr Frabz @DoktaFrabz.. This is such terrible news. Just heard that he was shot… Who did this? I am so pained Right now”
He began his musical career at Archbishop Vining Memorial Church Cathedral in Ikeja, where he was born and raised.
During his early musical years, the music maker began as a pianist and drummer. As a kid, he also played other Sunday School instruments. While studying International Relations at Covenant University, he pursued a career as a music producer. He worked for Mo’ Hits Record, which is owned by Don Jazzy and D’banj.
Dr. Frabz was the music director for the fourth season of Nigerian Idol and produced hit songs such as Dagrin’s “Thank God,” WizKid’s “Bombay,” and “Joy,” among many others.