The Worldwide Govt Committee of the All African Music Awards,
AFRIMA, mourns the lack of Nigerian singer-songwriter, Mr. Olarenwaju Abdul-Ganiu Fasasi, alias, Sound Sultan who handed away in the present day, July 11, 2021.
Mr. Olarenwaju Abdul-Ganiu Fasasi, was the primary instance of a shining star and a strong voice in African music.
His dedication to the article was unattainable to overlook and on a number of events on the AFRIMA stage, Sound Sultan has touched the hearts of tens of millions of Africans by music and has persistently proven that he was obsessed with music.
Talking on behalf of AFRIMA, the president and govt producer, Mike Dada, famous that “It’s mentioned that the circle of life is full in loss of life, but it surely says nothing concerning the ache that comes with the aim of it. Sound Sultan has been a pioneer of latest African music and we’re utterly devastated at this loss. ”
Past his roles as good artists and animators, Sound Sultan was devoted to collaborations between African artists to advertise African leisure and unity as this was mirrored within the monumental position he performed as coordinator for the AFRIMA Competition Studio; the place artists from the continent come to collaborate in the course of the AFRIMA weekend in 2017 and 2018.
On at the present time, we keep in mind his kindness, humility, dedication to simplicity, contribution and zeal for the music and the way in which it manifested itself in his sound.
We keep in mind his grace, positivity, pleasure, and the way he all the time spreads to these round him.
On behalf of AFRIMA in partnership with the African Union Fee and the remainder of Africa, we rejoice the lifetime of a legend who left too quickly.
We additionally lengthen our heartfelt condolences to the household of Mr. OlarenwajuAbdul-Ganiu Fasasi.
Your legacy and your affect will proceed to reside on in our hearts.
Mike Dada, Govt Producer, AFRIMA:
Ernest Ewane Egnon, Regional Director, Central Africa:
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