Iconic singer, 2face Idibia Idibia has penned a terse tribute to his friend and colleague, Sound Sultan.
TheNewsGuru recalls that Sound Sultan passed on at the age of 44 after a hard-fought battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma.
He is survived by his wife, three children and siblings
The news of his death was received with shock by his colleagues in the entertainment industry.
In his tribute, 2face who collaborated with Sound Sultan on several projects including ‘Enter the place’ and ‘Bush meat’ said: “Couldn’t bring myself to do this but what can we do. Rest well.
Till we meet again my dear friend and brother. Still so unreal.
Will never stop celebrating u.I promise u your fam will be safe and good.
#GRATEFUL for u and the blessings that u represented in my life”.
Mourning Sound Sultan, filmmaker Ayo Shonaiya revealed the accolade he received from the singer years ago.
He tweeted, “Sound Sultan called me one night, told me he just recorded a song King of my Country, inspired by a film I made over 20yrs ago of same title. Then he got Wyclef to jump on the remix! Sound Sultan paid me the highest accolade EVER! Lanre may Allah be with your soul. RIP brother.”