Popular Nigerian rapper, Sound Sultan has been reportedly diagnosed with throat cancer in the United States of America.
According to reports making rounds in the media on Wednesday, the artist is currently undergoing chemotherapy in a hospital in the USA.
Chemotherapy is an aggressive form of chemical drug therapy meant to destroy rapidly growing cells in the body. It’s usually used to treat cancer, as cancer cells grow and divide faster than other cells.
The fans of iconic singer, Olanrewaju Fasasi well known as Sound Sultan are currently praying for his health.
Popular social media influencer, Tunde Ednut tweeted, “Pray for Sound Sultan. He is currently battling for his life because of throat cancer”.
A fan, Uncle AJ, via his handle @UNCLE_AJALA also tweeted, “Omo I just read that Sound Sultan has been diagnosed with throat cancer. I hope he will get all the help he needs to overcome this, and may God give him the strength to beat this illness.”(sic)
According to Healthline.com, men are more likely to develop throat cancer than women. It noted that certain lifestyle habits like smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, poor dental hygiene, among other things increase the risk of developing cancer of the throat.