July 11, (THEWILL) – Some celebrities have taken to their social media account to mourn the death of singer Olanrewaju Fasasi, better known as Sound Sultan.
Record label executive, Ubi Franklin, stated, “What is going on please? Sound Sultan? How?”
THEWILL had earlier reported the death of the singer who died at the age of 44 after a hard-fought battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma.
He is survived by his wife, three children and siblings.
The news of his death has sparked social media reactions as some of his colleagues took to their social media handles to eulogize him.
Afrobeat musician, Femi Kuti, dropped a comment on the last post shared on Instagram by the deceased said, “I am shocked and very SAD reading this news ( in the daily punch newspaper)of the passing of Sound Sultan (HE IS FAMILY) I pray our Creator to give his family strength at this time”.
Efe Omorogbe, 2baba’s manager said, “Rest in glory my brother @soundsultan. You’ll live forever in our hearts. Allah gives.”
Former Plantashun Boiz singer, Faze said, “Too good to be gone. Worse Sunday ever. RIP my brother and friend.”
Popular singer, Nikki Laoye, who found the news hard to believe commented on the singer’s IG comment section, “My brother, gosh, pls say something.
Hope this isn’t true. We still chatted recently.”