The sad event happened on Sunday, November 17th after a long battle with a kidney related disease.
A family member disclosed that he had been on admission in the hospital for 10 days before he passed on.
The dancehall artiste who died at a local hospital ‘Abundant Grace,’ located at Ajangbadi bus stop, Ojo, Lagos, was 36-years-old. He was buried the same day at the Badagry Cemetery.
Father UTurn who rose from poverty as an orphan, built a successful career as a songwriter, recording artiste, TV presenter and performer.
U Turn was from Kabba-Bunu in Kogi State where he first tried his hands on entertainment, working as a radio and TV presenter.
He signed a recording contract with Ultima Records where he had Nelson Brown work on his first album which proved to be a huge success. The hits ‘African Culture‘ and ‘Shakara‘ threw him into national limelight.
He had worked with the likes of Daddy Showkey, Daddy Fresh and Pasuma who featured in the hit single “Yetunde”.
He was survived by his siblings, wife Ajimoh and five children.