Nigerian entertainers have taken to social media to mourn the passing of talented singer, Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan.
Bofem Ng reports that Sultan died at the age of 44 after a hard-fought battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma.
He is survived by his wife, three children, and siblings
The news of his demise was received with surprise by his colleagues in the entertainment industry.
Afrobeat musician, Femi Kuti who dropped a remark on the last post shared on Instagram by the deceased said, “I am shocked and very SAD reading this news of the passing of Sound Sultan (HE IS FAMILY) I pray our Creator to give his family strength at this time”.
Efe Omorogbe, the manager of singer 2baba said, “Rest in glory my brother @soundsultan. You’ll live forever in our hearts. Allah gives”.
Popular rapper and activist, Ruggedman wrote: ” Words escape me…. Ha! This hurts badly”.
Another singer, GT Da Guitarman thanked Sultan for the lessons and for sharing the gift of his music with the world.
“Thanks for sharing your talent with the world boss. I am confused as to what the meaning of life is rn…but I am sure you understand better than us now. Till we meet again..thanks for the lessons and the gift of music. My thoughts and prayers with you family. I can’t type enough words..just lost. and know it’s we the living that’s next. Rest on king!”.
Former Plantashun Boiz singer, Faze said, “Too good to be gone. Worse Sunday ever. RIP my brother and friend”.