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Olanrewaju Fasisi, often known as Sound Sultan, was one of Nigeria’s early pioneers of modern-day hip hop music.
Sound Sultan was one of the most modest musicians in the entertainment world till his death on June 11, 2021.
Nigerians and music fans around the world have been left in shock by his death, with many unwilling to believe.
The singer’s death comes just a few days after the death of one of Davido’s aides, Obama DMW.
Following the passing of Sound Sultan, we have compiled a list of 5 facts about him.
- He was versatile
Sound Sultan was a rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, comedian and recording artist.
2. His hit single “Jagbajantis”, released in 2000, brought him to the limelight. And the song to date remains evergreen as it speaks about the situation of the country.
3. He was signed to Kennis Music label but his contract expired in 2007, after which he partnered with Baba Dee to start Naija Ninjas.
4. He graduated from Lagos State University, where he bagged a degree in Geography and Regional Planning; that was in 1999.
5. Sound Sultan married his long-term girlfriend Chichi Morah now known as Farida Fasasi in 2009 and they were blessed with three children.