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Sound Sultan: ‘He lived a worthy life’ – Celebrities mourn late popular singer

Nigerian celebrities have continued to mourn their colleague, Olanrewaju Abdul-Ganiu Fasasi popularly known as Sound Sultan. 

Sound Sultan died at the early hours of today, Sunday, July 11 at the age of 44 following his battle with Angioimmunoblastic T- Cell Lymphoma.

Since the news went viral, some celebrities from different genre of the entertainment industry has penned tribute to the award winning singer.

Damilola Adegbite wrote, “Congratulations on a life well lived, a name inscribed on the hearts of many!This is a rude rude shock but “ oye Olorun”. Sleep well Sound Sultan. Hmmm. Sound Sultan indeed! You will be dearly dearly missed Egbon.” 

Debola Lagos: “Sound Sultan!This hit hard brother.You told me you will beat this.Always put up an act of high spirit.Tried hard to hide the crack so you don’t burden anyone.You always carry people. Never bothered nobody.Family man, Legend, friend and brother.I’ll forever treasure our many Iftar nights and Sallah celebrations.For all the many times you were kind to me.Thanks for the timesless music but most of all being a genuinely good person.Heartbroken but now go on and fly where you belong with angels; ancestor as we fondly called you. Sun re o Akogun!Sun re!I pray God comforts Farida and the children, wrapping them in his limitless love.”  

Soso Soberekon: “How many of you checked on him when you heard he was sick? The news was everywhere. Now everyone is posting now that he’s gone. Rest In Peace @soundsultan you were a very great & amazing guy.”

Kate Henshaw: ” I have never called on you that you have said No to my request and vice versa..You show up every blessed time and on time too!!I know Allah will receive you because you gave of yourself every single time, no questions asked…MY ANCESTOR, we joked about how you never aged a day all these years….Rest on my dear friend and brother.”

Laura Ikeji: ” Hey bro, hmmm  we chatted frequently last year when I was pregnant for my second child, doing our TikTok challenges, dang bro, u were one of the nicest ppl to me, ever smiling playing and listening. U were an angel, rest in power bro. But.. dang! Heaven received the SOUND SULTAN.”

Weird MC: ” This one hit real harddddddddd I’m numb but I choose to remember the joyful times the continuous unveiling of your God given Artistry. I choose not to mourn because you have gone back home to our FATHER in Heaven. Lanre  rest well. LORD thankYOU as YOU receive your son. It was such a huge honour to have met and experienced you. Rest in peace my friend.”

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Mercy Aigbe daughter, Michelle shares adult looking pictures as she celebrates 20th birthday today

Mercy Aigbe daughter, Michelle shares adult looking pictures as she celebrates 20th birthday

Daughter to popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, Michelle has stamped the fact that indeed she is 20 today with exquisite adult or mature looking pictures.

She did not just share the pictures to prove that as she emphasised the fact that she is indeed a grown girl now with her caption which reads, “Big 20!!”

Her caption in its entirety was precise and simple, it reads, ‘Big 20!! Happy Birthday To Me.’

In the pictures she shared, Michelle rocked a grey coloured silky gown, a gold styled hair and a white handbag to complete it.

She took to her Instagram which boasts of over one million followers to share three photos of herself rocking what was described in the above paragraph.

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Breaking! Sound Sultan dies of cancer at 44

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Popular Nigerian rapper, Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan has died of Angioimmunoblastic T- Cell Lymphoma in the United States of America.

The 44 years old Jagbajantis crooner, lost it to his battle with Angioimmunoblastic T- Cell Lymphoma.

According to information making rounds, the artist who is famous for his song Mathematics had already commenced chemotherapy in one of the hospitals in USA before he passed on today, Sunday, July 11.

 Sound Sultan's career in show business started in the 1990s, when he hosted shows to raise money for studio sessions.

 By 1999, he had won numerous local talent-hunt shows. He released his first single "Jagbajantis" in 2000, which was a hit in Nigeria.
 After independently releasing other singles and...

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D’Tigers shock USA in pre-Olympics basketball friendly

Nigeria shocked their USA counterparts 90-87 in a pre-Olympic basketball friendly on Saturday night.

The game was played in Las Vegas, Nevada.

D'Tiger, with six NBA players and head coach Mike Brown in charge, became the first African nation to beat the Americans.

It is the first of five tune-up games for USA before the Olympics in Tokyo.

They were without three players still active in the NBA Finals.

Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant led the Americans with 17 points.

Nigeria was led by Gabe Vincent with 21 points.

“I’m kind of glad it happened,” USA head coach Gregg Popovich said.

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