Farida Fasasi, the wife of late Nigerian musician Olanrewaju Abdul-Ganiu, popularly known as Sound Sultan, has shared a heartfelt message in memory of her husband. In her emotional tribute, Farida expressed her deep love for Sound Sultan and the immense void his absence has left in her life. She reminisced about their beautiful journey together and how he continued to inspire her and his fans with his music even after his passing.
After losing his fight with throat cancer in the United States of America, Sound Sultan passed away in July 2021. In an Instagram post, Farida Fasasi paid tribute to his memories of his second year. Farida Fasasi expressed her heartfelt emotions and shared cherished moments from their years together. She highlighted his immense impact on the music industry and the legacy he leaves behind while also acknowledging the profound loss felt by his family, friends, and fans worldwide. Excerpts from the post read,
“Today, I choose to celebrate you and honour your legacy. I choose to remember you in a good way. Omo iseyin, the one that loves his culture so much. My tall dark skinned Iseyin man.
“’Aboo’ is the fond name you called me. Our three beautiful kids miss you so much, they still remember everything about you, and it is funny how they talk about you like you are still here.
Your siblings have been very supportive, and they try their best not to let us feel your absence in our lives. They also miss you every day.”
African superstar Tuface Idibia also made a post in remembrance of his friend on Instagram. He posted throwback photos with the caption, “MournUTillEyeJoinU. #WARRIOR, #ANGEL#ONELOVERELIGION#OLANREWAJUFASISI#LEGENDS NEVER DIE.”