BREAKING: Nigerian Popular Singer, Sound Sultan Dies of Throat Cancer

BREAKING: Nigerian Popular Singer, Sound Sultan Is Dead

Nigerian popular singer, Olanrewaju Abdulganiyu Fasasi, known as Sound Sultan. has been confirmed dead.

His death was disclosed in a statement on Sunday signed by his brother, Kayode Fasasi and family, they made it known that Sound Sultan died after a battle with cancer.

According to the statement:

“It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Multi-talented veteran singer, rapper, songwriter, Onlanrewaju Fasasi a.k.a Sound Sultan.

“He passed away at the age of 44 following a hard-fought battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-cell Lymphoma.

“He is survived by his wife, 3 children and his siblings. We, his family appreciate the utmost privacy as we come to grips with this tragic loss.”

Sound Sultan’s music career started in 1991. He has worked in different musical genres from R&B to Afrobeat, soul and Nigerian Fuji music. He released his first single “Jagbajantis” in 2000 which became a massive hit in Nigeria.

After independently releasing other singles and featuring in hit songs of other artists, he was signed by Kennis Music before moving to Naija Ninjas which he started with Baba Dee.

In 2012, it was announced that Sound Sultan was made a UN Ambassador for Peace for his exemplary lifestyle and career.

BREAKING: Nigerian Popular Singer, Sound Sultan Is Dead


By Okpara Kenneth

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