Olanrewaju Fasasi, also known as Sound Sultan, is a Nigerian rapper who Was battling with throat cancer in the United States of America is now confirmed dead.
METRONEWS Gathered that the musician has begun chemotherapy in one of the country’s hospitals.
Chemotherapy is a type of chemical medication therapy that is used to kill fast-growing cells in the body. Cancer cells grow and divide quicker than regular cells, hence it’s commonly utilized to treat them.
In the 1990s, Sound Sultan began his career in show business by hosting performances to collect funds for studio sessions.
By 1999, he’d won a slew of local talent shows. In the year 2000, he launched his first single, “Jagbajantis,” which became a hit in Nigeria.
Kennis Music signed him after he independently released other tracks and appeared in popular songs by other singers.
When Sound Sultan collaborated with Wyclef Jean on “Proud to be African,” from Wyclef’s Welcome to Haiti: Creole 101 album, he was joined by 2face Idibia and Faze.
Sound Sultan was named a United Nations Ambassador for Peace in 2012 for his exceptional lifestyle and work.
After a long break from the music scene, Sound Sultan returned in 2015 with the rap hit “Remember.”
Following the demise of the African Basketball League, he teamed up with the Continental Basketball League’s organizers to become a team owner of the Lagos City Stars (the 2017 winners) and a league entertainment facilitator.