Sound Sultan reportedly diagnosed with throat cancer

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Sound Sultan
Sound Sultan

Veteran singer Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, has been reportedly diagnosed with throat cancer.

According to Sahara reporters, he has commenced chemotherapy in one of the hospitals in the United States of America.

The singer has however not made this news known on his social media accounts.

He hinted on his absence in a post he on Instagram a few days ago where he wrote; “In the words of Terminator …….. I Will be Back.”

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Fellow celebrities alongside fans have been in the comment section offering him encouragement, support and prayers.

Sound Sultan’s career in show business started in the 1990s when 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 under which he released four albums. 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, Sound Sultan 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.

Sound Sultan, in 2009, married Chichi Morah, his long-time girlfriend, with whom he later had three children.