Popular Music star, Sound Sultan is dead, The Vent Republic has gathered.

Sound Sultan, real names, Olanrewaju Abdulganiyu Fasasi, died after a battle with Cancer. This was contained in a statement signed by his brother, Kayode Fasasi.

“It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Multi-talented veteran singer, rapper, songwriter, Onlanrewaju Fasasi a.k.a Sound Sultan. He passwed away at the age of 44 following a hard fought battle with Angoimmunoblastic T-cell Lymphoma.”

“He is survived by his wife, 3 children and his siblings. We, his family appreciate the utmost privacy as we come to grips with this tragic loss.”

Sound Sultan’s music career began in 1991. He has worked in different musical genres from R&B to Afrobeat, soul and Nigerian Fuji music. He released his first single “Jagbajantis” in 2000 which became a massive hit in Nigeria.