Sound Sultan Biography; Early Life, Is He Really Dead?

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Who is Sound Sultan?
Who is Sound Sultan?

Sound Sultan is a renowned Nigerian rapper, songwriter, singer, actor, comedian, recording artist, basketball player, businessman, and co-owner of Lagos City Stars basketball club.

Sound Sultan Early Life

Olanrewaju Fasasi popularly known as Sound Sultan was born on November 27th 1976 to the family of Mr. Fasasi Lidadi Alarape and Mrs. Fasasi Adeyinka Ajarat in Plateau State, Nigeria.

Fasasi is the fourth child of his parents’ six grown-up children. He had his Nursery and elementary education at Stepping Stone Nursery and Primary School between 1981 to 1987.

Later, he attended Federal Government College Ogbomoso for his secondary education and Lagos State University for his university education. At Lagos State University, he studied and bagged a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography.

Early Career

The Nigerian born actor and rapper better known as Sound Sultan by his fans started his career in 1991. Then, he started with writing lyrics and, in fact, was motivated by his elder brother, Baba Dee.

Moreover, his elder brother, Baba Dee studied Theatre Arts and so Sultan learnt a lot from him, including learning how to play the guitar. In fact, Sound Sultan joined the band later after.

What is the Real Name of Sound Sultan

Olanrewaju Fasasi is the birth and real name of the deceased rapper, and actor.

Songs of Sound Sultan

° Back to the future – 2010

° Bush Meat – 2011

° Me, My Mouth and Eye – 2012

° Remember – 2015

° Kpseeeeeeew – 2001

° Textbook – 2004

° Naija 007 – 2007

° Bad as e bad – 2015

° Monsura – 2015

° Geshomo feat Wizkid and 2face Idibia – 2017

° SS4 – 2008

° Naija Jungle – 2018

° Odo – 2019

° Out of The Box – 2016


° Monsura feat. Olamide – 2016

° Show me Road – 2017

° Naija Jungle – 2018

° Non-Stop feat. Harrysong

Is Sound Sultan Married?

Yes, kindly, Sound Sultan got married In 2009 to Chichi Morah, now Farida Fasasi. He had three children with his wife.

Awards And Nominations Of Sound Sultan

Since he rose to fame, Sound Sultan has won many hearts, awards and has been nominated on several occasions. These are some of his awards and nominations:

° Legendary Award at the Scream Awards – 2016

° Fame Awards for the Best New Artiste – 2003

° Best Afro Beat Song at the Fame Awards – 2003

° Recipient of Scream Awards – 2017

° Headies Award for the Best Contemporary Song – 2018

° Best Songwriter at the Amen Awards – 2005

° Amen Awards for the Best Afro Song – 2005

° Celebrity MVP at the DSTV NBBF All-star weekend – 2012

° The Headies Award nominee for Album of the Year (Back from The Future) – 2012

° Most Popular Song at the Fame Awards – 2003

° Soundcity Awards for the Best Collabo – 2007

° Best Collabo at the Headies Award – 2010

° NMVA Best Special Effects Video – 2010

Quotes of Sound Sultan

° “Please never stop dreaming, but wake up and get it…”

° “Progressiveness is not just about advancement, it’s also about making sure you don’t do anything in the past that could hold you back.”

° “By the time you start appreciating and having better plans for your youth, you fit don old, so…”

° “My brother hustle oh!! Make you no come dey explain the nutritional value of stale soup to your children!”

° “You don’t hate me; you are just too used to liking me.”

° “People don’t respect the humble ones but hate the proud ones!”

° “Building a legacy is a lifetime task, So I don’t have time to stop and pose with material achievements. It’s always cool to want to attach success to what you can see. The most important attributes of success are those you can feel.”

Is Sound Sultan Really Dead

Unfortunately, yes, he died of Throat cancer on July 11th 2021.

Net Worth

Altogether, Sound Sultan’s net worth is estimated to be $4 million. Of course, this is linked to the fact that he is one of the most popular and influential rappers in Nigeria.


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