Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, passed away on Sunday July 11, 2021.
Born on November 27, 1976 in Jos, the Plateau capital, Fasasi died after battling with Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma.
The rapper, singer and songwriter, will be remembered for his hits that spoke about the ills of Nigeria as well Interviews on the state of the nation.
The late husband and father released his first single “Jagbajantis” in 2000. Part of the song spoke about how Nigerians try so hard to leave the country for greener pastures.
“The answer you get na wetin dey make people dey jah, commot for naija…na wetin dey make people dey sleep for embassy for visa…na wetin dey make people dey sell them property for ticket,” part of the lyrics read.
He released Back From The future (2010) and signed Karma Da Rapper, Young GreyC, Shawn and Blacka.
Sound Sultan Worked with Wyclef Jean, 2face Idibia, Faze, Flavour, Banky W, Eldee, Chidinma, 9ice, Wizkid, among others.
In 2009, Sound Sultan married his heartthrob of many years, Chichi Morah, now Farida Fasasi. The union produced three children.
Sound Sultan: Life and times of a Nigerian legend, activist