- According to a notice issued by Dr Kayode Fasasi on behalf of the talented singer’s family, he died in the early hours of Sunday July 11, 2021 following a battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma.
The death of Nigerian musician, Olanrewaju AbdulGaniyu Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan has shocked his fans across the world.
Sound Sultan became a household name among Nigerians with his popular hit song ‘jagbajantis’
According to a notice issued by Dr Kayode Fasasi on behalf of the talented singer’s family, he died in the early hours of Sunday July 11, 2021 following a battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma.
Some fans took to Twitter describing him as a music legend who will not be forgotten in a hurry.
Here are some comments gathered by EkoHotBlog
@SirDavidment “Sound Sultan’s music was very impactful and nationalistic. He used his music to address the issues bedevilling the everyday Nigerian. He set the pace, and many others followed. He’ll be greatly missed.“
@Iamwillsteel “ SOUND SULTAN was more than just a musician, he was a teacher and leader. I have been listening to your sound since I was a kid.”
@Emmaikumeh “ What a sad way to start the day, Good night Sound Sultan. A good man.Thank you for your kind gesture to me and my friends in Doha, Qatar in 2018. You came through for us.. my condolences to your beautiful wife and your amazing children. Rest In Peace Legend.”
@Gboyeezy “ One of the foremost makers of conscious music in Nigeria. Mathematics and Motherland were literally the most relevant songs that raised us and are still relevant today. Thank You My own Legend.Ajo o da bi Ile.Now you go home and rest in peace Sound Sultan. E pain me! Rest in Peace, Sound Sultan.”
@Manlikeicey “ We won’t forget jagbajantis ( mathematics ) by Sound Sultan, an evergreen song that’ll reign forever in Nigeria. RIP legend, this one is sad.”
@Mazigburugburu1 “ First met Sound Sultan 23 years ago if my memory is right, in UI during the famous Havana Show. From his drive and passion for music you would know that he was destined for the top. He came, saw, and was still conquering but death interrupted it. So long Mr Jagbajantis!
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