Olanrewaju Fasasi, also known as Sound Sultan, a Legendary Nigerian singer has passed at the age of 44 after battling cancer for years.
The singer passed away After a battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma.
His passing was disclosed in a statement signed on behalf of the Fasasi family by Dr. Kayode Fasasi.
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.”
In May, it was reported that Sound Sultan had been diagnosed with cancer and was undergoing treatment in the United States.
This had many fans and well-wishers offering prayers for his rapid recovery through social media messages.
Reacting, the singer shared on Instagram, saying, “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.”