Memorable facts you should know about legendary Sound Sultan (late)

    On Sunday 11th of July, one of the saddest news broke out in the music industry stating; the popular Sound Sultan passed away after losing a battle to throat cancer.

    Memorable facts you should know about legendary Sound Sultan (late)
    Memorable facts you should know about legendary Sound Sultan (late)

    In a bid to share his memory in our hearts forever, here are some memorable facts of the legendary Sound Sultan (late) you should know.


    Born as Olanrenwaju Fassai on the 27th of November, 1976, Sound Sultan is a respected singer and songwriter.

    He attended Stepping Stone Nursery and Primary school, Federal Government College Ogbomoso, and Lagos State University in 1999, where he obtained a degree in Geography and Regional Planning.

    Music Career

    Every artiste has his or her own story of how they began their career, and Sultan’s case isn’t any different.

    Initially, his early dream was to become a doctor, however, influenced by his brother, Baba Dee, he embraced music.

    While in secondary school, Sound Sultan writes his own lyrics and that of his brother’s till he became his top songwriter.

    By 1999, Sound Sultan had won several local talent hunt shows which helped him to release his debut single titled “Jagbajantis” in the year 2000.

    Signed under the Kennis Music, the talented singer released four albums and multiple hit songs including the popular Mother Land.

    However, his contract expired in 2007, after which, he partnered with his brother, Baba Dee to commence Naija Ninjas, a parent organization for a record label, production outfit, and clothing line.

    Marraige and Family

    Sound Sultan and Family

    For his love life, it is important to know the famous singer was also a family man.

    In 2009, Sultan married his long-term girlfriend Chichi Morah, now known as Farida Fasasi from Igbo ethnic group.

    Together, they birthed and nurtured three amazing children, consisting of a girl and two boys.


    Memorable facts you should know about legendary Sound Sultan (late)

    Inclusive, Sultan has earned himself quite a couple of awards in his career; here is a highlight of some.

    • 2003 Fame Awards for Best New Artist, Best Afro Beat Song, Most Popular Song
    • 2005 Amen Awards for Best Song Writer, Best Afro Song
    • 2007 Soundcity Awards for Best Collabo
    • 2010 Best Collabo at the Headies
    • 2010 Nmva Best Special effects Video
    • Headies Awards in 2012 for Best Album
    • 2012 Celebrity MVP DSTV NBBF All-Star Weekend
    • 2016 Legendary Award at the Scream Awards

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