Nigerians pay their respects to Sound Sultan. Rest In Peace.
Nigerian musician Sound Sultan is dead. He died at the young age of 44 following a hard battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (AITL).
The family confirmed his untimely passing in a press statement.
“It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of multitalented veteran singer, rapper, songwriter Olanrewaju Fasasi A.K.A. Sound Sultan,” the press release read.
According to Macmillan.org.Uk, Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (AITL) is rare type of fast growing fast-growing non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It develops when T-cells (also called T-lymphocytes) become abnormal. T-cells are white blood cells that fight infection.
The abnormal T-cells (lymphoma cells) usually build up in lymph nodes, but it can affect other parts of the body.
News of his death came as a shock and Nigerians have flooded social media to pay their respects to the pioneering artist.