👉🏾 First Introduction
Sound Sultan is an award-winning Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, comedian, a basketball player, and recording artist. He is a UN peace Ambassador, an Oxfam Ambassador Africa, a businessman, and the co-owner of Lagos City Stars basketball club.
👉🏾 Sound Sultan Background
Olanrewaju Fasasi, who is popularly known by his fans as, Sound Sultan, was born on the 27th of November, 1976, in Jos, Plateau, Nigeria, to Mr Fasasi Liadi Alarape and Mrs Fasasi Adeyinka Ajarat. He is the fourth of six children.
From 1981 – 1987, Sound Sultan attended Stepping Stone Nursery and Primary School. After which he proceeded to the Federal Government College Ogbomosho for his Secondary education from 1988 –1993.
Afterwards, he went on to obtain a degree in geography and regional planning from the Lagos State University (LASU) in 1999. Sound Sultan is married to Chichi Morah, now Farida Fasasi, and they are blessed with three children.
👉🏾 Sound Sultan Early Career
The veteran singer started developing an interest in music in 1991. He started with writing lyrics and miming at school parties. Sound Sultan gives his elder brother, Baba Dee the credit for his early interest in music.
Baba Dee studied theatre arts, so Sound Sultan received most of his early-stage experience from him. After secondary school, Sound Sultan learnt how to play the guitar and joined a band in 1999. Sound Sultan Biography, About Sound Sultan
He started his show business career in 1996 when he hosted shows to raise money for studio sessions. In 1999, he emerged winner of several local talent-hunt shows and released his first single Jagbajantis in 2000.
Jagbajantis became a major hit in Nigeria, so he continued releasing singles and also featured in hit songs of other artists. After a while, Kennis Music signed him
👉🏾 Musical Career
Before his contract with Kennis Music expired in 2007, he had already released four albums with them. On leaving Kennis music, he partnered with Baba Dee to start Naija Ninjas. Naija Ninjas is a parent company for a record label, production outfit, and clothing line.
Although Sound Sultan commenced his music career as a rapper, he later diversified into different music genres. He sings R&B, Afrobeat, Soul, and Fuji. Sound Sultan biography, net worth, age, family, contact & picture
Sound Sultan believes music artists should not be judged based on their music genre, because the message of the song is the most important thing.
He worked with Wyclef Jean, 2face Idibia, and Faze on Wyclef’s Welcome to Haiti: Creole 101 album. After this album, Sound Sultan and Wyclef jean has collaborated on two other projects, King of My Country in 2009, and People Bad in 2012. Sound Sultan Biography, About Sound Sultan.
He became a UN Ambassador for Peace in 2012, owing to his exemplary lifestyle and career.
👉🏾 As A Basketballer
Sound Sultan previously played basketball for the Dodan Warriors, so he is an experienced basketballer. In 2015, he partnered with investors and purchased shares in the Lagos Islanders basketball team. Afterwards, he became a facilitator of the African Basketball League and was one of the special guests at the first NBA African Games.
After the fallout of the African Basketball League, the veteran singer sealed a deal with the organizers of the Continental Basketball League to become a team owner of the Lagos City Club, and a facilitator of the league’s entertainment.
👉🏾 Sickness & Death
On 12th of May, 2021, It was reported that Sound Sultan is somewhere in America where he is receiving treatment in form of chemotherapy as the musician was reportedly diagnosed with throat cancer. Unfortunately, he died July 11, 2021 at the age of 44 as a result of the illness. Read here
Kpseeeeeeew – 2001
Textbook – 2004
Naija 007 – 2007
SS4 – 2008
Back to the future – 2010
Bush Meat – 2011
Me, My Mouth and Eye – 2012
Remember – 2015
Bad as e bad – 2015
Monsura – 2015
Out of The Box – 2016
Geshomo feat Wizkid and 2face Idibia – 2017
Naija Jungle – 2018
Odo – 2019
Monsura feat. Olamide – 2016
Show me Road – 2017
Non-Stop feat. Harrysong – 2017
Naija Jungle – 2018
👉🏾 Sound Sultan Awards And Nominations
Fame Awards for the Best New Artiste – 2003
Best Afro Beat Song at the Fame Awards – 2003
Most Popular Song at the Fame Awards – 2003
Best Songwriter at the Amen Awards – 2005
Amen Awards for the Best Afro Song – 2005
Soundcity Awards for the Best Collabo – 2007
Best Collabo at the Headies Award – 2010
NMVA Best Special Effects Video – 2010
Celebrity MVP at the DSTV NBBF All-star weekend – 2012
The Headies Award nominee for Album of the Year (Back from The Future) – 2012
Legendary Award at the Scream Awards – 2016
Recipient of Scream Awards – 2017
Headies Award for the Best Contemporary Song – 2018
May his soul rest in perfect peace – Litenaija Media