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Sound Sultan dies of throat cancer at 44

Post created on July 11, 2021

Nigerian artist, Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan is dead.  The multi-talented artist died on Sunday, July 11, 2021, at the age of 44.

He died following a hard-fought battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma, a rare form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which is a group of related cancers that affect the lymphatic system.

His relative, Kayode Fasasi, who signed the statement, said Sound Sultan passed on after a “hard fought battle” with the ailment.

His brother and musician, Baba Dee, in an Instagram post on Sunday written in Arabic, said: “To Allah we belong and to Him we shall return.”

He is survived by a wife, three children and his siblings.

In May, several reports that the talented singer was diagnosed with throat cancer surfaced online.

The report also claimed the singer was already in the United States receiving treatment.

In May, it was reported that the artiste was diagnosed with throat cancer in the United States.

He was said to have commenced chemotherapy in one of the hospitals in the country.

Sound Sultan, whose career in show business started in the 1990s, however, died two months later.

The versatile artist is survived by his wife, three children and siblings.

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