Nigerian singer/song writer, Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, has on Sunday 11th July, 2021, died at the age of 44. ayokinews.com reports
The shocking report of the singer’s death was made known in a statement released by one Dr. Kayode Fasasi, who happens to be a relative to the deceased.
The statement read, “It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our multitalented veteran singer, rapper, songwriter Olanrewaju Fasasi aka 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, three children and his siblings.
“We, his family will appreciate the utmost privacy as we come to grips with this tragic loss.”
Earlier in May, it was reported that ‘Sound Sultan’ was diagnosed of cancer and was receiving treatment in the United States.
The singers health report went viral on social media with his fans and well wishers wishing him quick and speedy recovery from his illness.
Reacting to the well wishes from his fans around the world, the musician took to his Instagram page to thank them for the love, care and support.
“I must not ignore the massive show of love. Thank you all. I will tell you my story myself it will be true THEN not false,” Sound Sultan wrote on Instagram.