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Popular Nigerian Singer, Sound Sultan dies at 44 after battle with throat cancer

Popular Nigerian singer, Olanrewaju Abdulganiyu Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan has died at the age of 44 after battle with throat cancer.

In a statement on Sunday signed by his brother, Kayode Fasasi, the family said that Sound Sultan died after a battle with cancer.

The statement reads:“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.

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