Nigeria Music Veteran Sound Sultan is dead, age 44

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Nigerian singer and songwriter, Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan is dead. He died at age 44.

The multi-talented artist died on Sunday, July 11, 2021, at the age of 44. Photo: Sound Sultan, Source: Twitter

Kayode Fasasi, a member of the deceased’s family, broke the tragic news in a statement on Sunday.

“It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of multitalented veteran singer, rapper, songwriter Olanrewaju Fasasi a.k.a Soundsulatan.

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“He passed away at the age of 44 following a hard fought battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma. He is survived by his wife three children and his siblings,” the statement reads.

Recall that in May, it was reported that the artiste was diagnosed with throat cancer in the United States.

His career in show business started in the 90s when he hosted shows to raise money for studio sessions.

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Sound Sultan’s career in show business started in the 90s when he hosted shows to raise money for studio sessions. he was later signed to Kennis Music, where he did four albums.

After his contract expired in 2007, partnered with Baba Dee to start Naija Ninjas, a parent organization for a record label, production outfit, and clothing line.

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