Veteran Nigerian singer and rapper, Olanrewaju Fasasi popularly known in showbiz as Sound Sultan has been laid to rest.
As reported earlier, Sound Sultan passed away after battling cancer of the throat and the news about his death was confirmed by a family member Dr Kayode Fasasi, through a statement and read;
“It is with heavy heart that we announce the death of multi -talented veteran singer. Rapper, Song Writer, Olarenwaju Fasasi AKA Sound Sultan.
“He passed away at the age of 44, following a hard fought battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-cell Lymphoma.
“He is survived by his wife, three children and his siblings.
“We, his family will appreciate utmost privacy as we come to grips with this tragic loss.”
His death has brought shock to many especially to some of his colleagues and friend in the entertainment industry. Almost every fan of the singer has taken to their respective pages to pay their respect to him.
Sound Sultan was laid to rest in the US as his faith demands since he is a Muslim. And a video captures the moment his casket was being lowered down into the pit with the help of an excavator.
Meanwhile, the burial ceremony was attended by family members and some close friends. However, one could see how his family members broke down into tears as the remains of their beloved was being put into the pit to be covered.
Watch the video below;