Nigerian legendary songwriter, Olanrenwaju Fasasi who is otherwise known as “Sound Sultan” has been reportedly diagnosed with cancer of the throat in the United States.
Reports suggest that Sound Sultan has already commenced a chemotherapy session in one of the hospitals in the country.
Sound Sultan’s career in show business started in the 1990swhen he hosted shows to raise money for studio sessions.
By 1999, he had won numerous local talent-hunt shows. He released his first single “Jagbajantis” in 2000, which was a hit in Nigeria.
After independently releasing other singles and featuring in hit songs of other artists, he was signed by Kennis Music.
Sound Sultan began a working relationship with Wyclef Jean when featured alongside 2face Idibia and Faze on “Proud to be African” from Wyclef’s Welcome to Haiti: Creole 101 album.
In 2012, it was announced that Sound Sultan was made a UN Ambassador for Peace for his exemplary lifestyle and career.
In 2015, he released the rap single “Remember” after a long absence from the music scene.
After the fallout of the African Basketball League, he joined forces with the organizers of the Continental Basketball League to become a team owner of Lagos City Stars (the 2017 champions) and a facilitator of the league entertainment.
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Sound Sultan has been diagnosed with Throat Cancer. It must be really difficult having a disease affect the very part of your body you use to earn a living. My heart goes out to him. I pray he gets through this.
— DR.PENKING™ (@drpenking) May 12, 2021
Sound Sultan is reportedly diagnosed with Throat cancer. Put him in your prayers ❤️🙏
— OLAMIDE 🌸💖🌸 (@Olamideofficial) May 12, 2021Advertisement
Praying for Sound Sultan. I hope he pulls through 🙏🏽
— Dr. Dípò Awójídé, FHEA (@OgbeniDipo) May 12, 2021
The news about Sound Sultan having throat cancer is sad 💔 Almighty God, you are the only source of health and healing, we ask that you send your healing hands upon Sound Sultan. Take away this affliction from him immediately. Amen 🙏
— Sally Suleiman (@is_salsu) May 12, 2021Advertisement
Sound Sultan is one of the completely correct people around. May God grant him shifa
— Zlatan Heir (@Mujeeb_Ayo) May 12, 2021
Get well Sound Sultan aka mr jabajantis. Cancer can’t have a hold on you🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/7mBudBShJo
— Gravity (@antigravitylite) May 12, 2021Advertisement