Youths in Satellite Town have concluded plans to hold a candle light procession for Sound Sultan, who died on Sunday.
The event, which holds on July 16, 2021, is expected to attract friends, family and fans of the late musician.
According to a notice by the organisers, the event would commence at the front of Learning Field Schools, Satellite Town, at 5 pm.
The demise of the artiste left both the young and old in the area overwhelmed with grief.
He was diagnosed with the disease early in the year.
Sound Sultan’s career in show business started in the 1990s, when he hosted shows to raise money for studio sessions.
He released his first single “Jagbajantis” in 2000, which was a hit in Nigeria after winning numerous local talent-hunt shows. He went on to release other singles, featured in hit songs of other artistes and was signed by Kennis Music.Before his contract with the label expired in 2007, he released four albums. He partnered with Baba Dee to start Naija Ninjas, a parent organisation for a record label, production outfit and clothing line. Starting out as a rapper, he has worked in different musical genres from R&B to Afrobeat, soul and Nigerian Fuji music. Under Naija Ninjas, he released Back From The Future (2010) and signed artistes such as Karma Da Rapper, Young GreyC, Shawn and Blacka.
He is survived by his wife and three children.