SOUND SULTAN DIES OF ANGIOIMMUNOBLASTIC T-CELL LYMPHOMA
The popular Nigerian singer, rapper, songwriter, actor, comedian and recording artiste, Olanrewaju Abdul-Ganiu Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, has died at the age of 44 after battling Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma. This was disclosed in a statement signed by Dr. Kayode Fasasi on behalf of the Fasasi family according to the Punch.
The singer who was born on November 27, 1976, was regarded as one of the pacesetters of modern hip hop music in Nigeria. Some of his popular tracks include Mathematics, Motherland, Crazy World, Naija Jungle, Bush Meat, 2010, among many others. He was also nominated in 2012 for the Headies Award for Album of the Year.
Sound Sultan is survived by his wife, three children and his siblings. He will be missed by many but his sounds will remain forever green.