Popular Nigerian rapper, Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan died today of Angioimmunoblastic T- Cell Lymphoma in the United States of America.
The 44 years old Jagbajantis crooner, lost it to his battle with cancer.
However, in a leaked conversation with comedian Yaw, Sound Sultan could be heard saying he was only following the will of God as he never expected to take the sudden trip to America because of his health.
“God has a plan, I no that strongly. So, I just dey follow am. This trip no be my plans. If you see the way doctors dey tell me say I dey respond to treatment. Chemo don start, everything. I thank God. I no dey stress myself,” Sound Sultan said in a telephone call.
According to information making rounds, the artist who is famous for his song Mathematics had already commenced chemotherapy in one of the hospitals in USA before he passed on today, Sunday, July 11.
Sound Sultan’s career in show business started in the 1990s, when he hosted shows to raise money for studio sessions.
The late Sound Sultan is survived by his wife, children and siblings.
Listen to the voice call below
The death of Sound Sultan has generated reactions from celebrities.
Reality star, Nengi wrote:
“RIP Sound Sultan. Your legacy would never be forgotten. May God grant his family strength to bear this great loss. “Natural Something” was my ringtone for the longest time. It’s so sad.”
Comedian Mr Macaroni wrote:
“Everybody, Oya o join Jagbajantis, solve mathematics, wey dey dabaru our continent… Rest In Peace Sound Sultan!!!”
Frank Edoho wrote:
“The nicest, most humble and talented person you could ever know. Sound Sultan! Rest in peace.”
Reality star, Leo Da Silva wrote:
“Really terrible news about Sound Sultan, may his soul rest in peace. A true legend. One of the first celebrities to come out for the first Endsars protest. Amazing man wow.”
Actress Damilola Adegbite wrote:
“Egbon mi Congratulations on a life well lived, a name inscribed on the hearts of many!This is a rude rude shock but “ oye Olorun”. Sleep well Sound Sultan. Hmmm. Sound Sultan indeed! 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏You will be dearly dearly missed Egbon💔”
Actress Iyabo Ojo wrote:
“Sound Sultan, the first time we spoke face to face was @ the Headies, can never forget how you walked up to me & told me how much my TikTok Videos made you laugh 😪😪 I felt so humbled and happy that day …..I will forever cherish that day & all your amazing works 🙏🏽 Another 44 gone too soon..RiP LEGEND 🙏🏽⚰”
Funke Akindele wrote
It hurts! It hurts!! It hurts!! It hurts!! Rest in peace my friend. Don’t turn your back as I look in front of you. The lord will stand with the wife and children!! The Lord will erase all her wrongdoings. I am sad kai.
“Sound Sultan!This hit hard brother.You told me you will beat this.Always put up an act of high spirit.Tried hard to hide the crack so you don’t burden anyone.You always carry people. Never bothered nobody.Family man, Legend, friend and brother.I’ll forever treasure our many Iftar nights and Sallah celebrations.For all the many times you were kind to me.Thanks for the timesless music but most of all being a genuinely good person.Heartbroken but now go on and fly where you belong with angels; ancestor as we fondly called you. Sun re o Akogun!Sun re!I pray God comforts Farida and the children, wrapping them in his limitless love.”
“How many of you checked on him when you heard he was sick? The news was everywhere. Now everyone is posting now that he’s gone. Rest In Peace @soundsultan you were a very great & amazing guy.”
” I have never called on you that you have said No to my request and vice versa..You show up every blessed time and on time too!!I know Allah will receive you because you gave of yourself every single time, no questions asked…MY ANCESTOR, we joked about how you never aged a day all these years….Rest on my dear friend and brother.”
” Hey bro, hmmm we chatted frequently last year when I was pregnant for my second child, doing our TikTok challenges, dang bro, u were one of the nicest ppl to me, ever smiling playing and listening. U were an angel, rest in power bro. But.. dang! Heaven received the SOUND SULTAN.”
” This one hit real harddddddddd I’m numb but I choose to remember the joyful times the continuous unveiling of your God given Artistry. I choose not to mourn because you have gone back home to our FATHER in Heaven. Lanre rest well. LORD thankYOU as YOU receive your son. It was such a huge honour to have met and experienced you. Rest in peace my friend.”