Recall that the singer recently gave up after a hard-fought battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma.
According to Femi Kuti, he is really shocked and sad reading the news and he still hasn’t recovered from the shock.
Kuti added that he prays for God to give Sound Sultan’s family strength at this time.
His words, “I am shocked and very SAD reading this news ( in the daily punch newspaper)of the passing of Sound Sultan (HE IS FAMILY) I pray our Creator to give his family strength at this time.”
Sound Sultan (born Olanrewaju Fasasi on November 27, 1976) is a Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, comedian and recording artist. He is regarded as one of the pacesetters of modern hip hop music in Nigeria.
In 1991, he had taken an interest in music, miming at school parties and writing his own lyrics. He attributes his early influence to his elder brother Baba Dee who studied theatre arts, and received most of his early stage experience through Baba Dee.
He started learning how to play the guitar after his secondary school education and was in a band by 1999.Sound Sultan’s career in show business started in the 1990s, when he hosted shows to raise money for studio sessions.
Under Kennis Music, he released four albums. By 2007, his contract with the label expired and he partnered with Baba Dee to start Naija Ninjas, a parent organization for a record label, production outfit and clothing line.
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