Popular Nigerian singer, Olanrewaju Fasasi, better known as Sound Sultan, has been confirmed dead.
Sound Sultan, aged 44, was said to have been battling Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by Dr. Kayode Fasasi on behalf of the Fasasi family.
The statement read, “It is wth 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.”
News of the deceased battle with cancer was circulated back in May and he was reportedly undergoing treatment in the United States.
This had many fans and well-wishers saying prayers for his speedy recovery through social media posts.
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.”