Remembering - 'I'm In Love', 'Love Come Down', You Give Good Love', 'Love The One I'm With',So Fine' were just some of the hits credited to Kashif, who was the hot go to Producer, everything that he touched was GOLDEN!
Kashif Saleem, previously known as Michael Jones was born December 26, 1956 – September 25, 2016, He was an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, record producer, artist, composer, author, director and educator from New York City. Kashif first taught himself to play a $3 song flute at age seven and later the piano in the basement of his church. At age 15, Kashif joined B. T. Express and performed on stages around the world. He studied Islam and changed his name from Michael Jones to Kashif, which means discoverer and inventor. He crafted his own distinctive sound and later signed with Arista Records enjoying success as a solo artist.
The 59-year-old passed away in his Playa del Rey, Calif. home on Sunday (Sept. 25) of undetermined causes.