Veteran Nigerian singer, Olanrewaju Ganiu Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, has lost the battle to cancer.
A statement released by the late singer’s brother, Dr. Kayode Fasasi, on behalf of his family, says he died today July 11, 2021, at the age of 44, after a long battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (throat cancer).
See the press statement from his family below
The singer is survived by his wife and three children.
Sound Sultan’s career in the Entertainment sector started in the 1990s, when he hosted shows to raise money for studio sessions.
By the end of that decade, he had won numerous local talent-hunt shows. He released his first single “Jagbajantis” in 2000, has remained an evergreen song in Nigeria and beyond.