Veteran song writer and singer Olanrewaju Fasasi aka Sound Sultan lost the battle to Lymphoma on Sunday July 11 in New York where he had been receiving treatment.
The news of his death had thrown the country and the entertainment industry in a state of mourning as friends, colleagues and fans of the very talented musician mourned his passing with heartbreaking tributes.
According to Islamic rites, the singer was buried same day in New York in the presence of his close family.
The wife of the late 44 year old singer was a picture of pity as her husband was laid to mother Earth, the mother of three held on to her husband’s corpse fiercely as she wailed and called on him.
Many times while prayers were ongoing for Sound Sultan’s body, the woman broke down and people had to rush to hold her still.
It is useless to say that her husband’s death has dealt a great blow on her.
According to reports from close circles, the singer had wanted his health status to be kept a secret and even when the news leaked, he found a way to put the mind of his people at rest, assuring many that he would be fine.
He had undergone several treatments including chemotherapy before he succumbed.
May Sound Sultan’s soul find rest.