With just months to go until the one year anniversary of the passing of beloved music icon Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, Now Muzik and Naija Ninja are thrilled to announce the summer release of their ninth studio offering. expected titled “Reality Check”. The project, a creative collaboration with award-winning producer ID Cabasa, was nearly complete before his untimely demise.
Heralded by lead single “Friends”, the EP is the first in a series of projects carried out by Now Muzik in collaboration with Naija Ninja and the Sound Sultan Foundation for the Sound Sultan domain.
The EP will contain six tracks and will be released in early July under the Naija Ninja label. The track and list of featured artists will be released in May. All tracks produced by ID Cabasa.
Over 70% of the album had been recorded before Sound Sultan’s sad passing on July 11, 2021.
Meanwhile, Now Muzik has confirmed that it has secured an attorney’s right from the Fasasi family to manage the assets and inheritance of the multi-faceted entertainment icon affectionately referred to as the 8th Wonda. Preparatory work has begun in Sound Sultan’s main areas of interest, including music, theater, television, film, fashion, basketball and live events. A “Sound Sultan Prize for social impact” is also instituted.
Founder/CEO of Now Mizuk, Efe Omorogbe said, “The trust placed in Now Muzik to manage the business and legacy of this exceptional and Nigerian artist by the field is a top compliment and we are determined to deliver. to their expectations.
The company’s success has far-reaching ramifications for the Sound Sultan estate and those of many deceased legends whose legacy has not been effectively monetized until now.
Baba Dee added: “The Sultan’s legacy lives on and we appreciate the opportunity to continue the work he has done while he was here with us; not only to make the fans happy but also to have a positive impact on young Nigerians; and the creative community from music to film and sports.”
“In an effort to ensure that Sound Sultan’s assets are effectively managed, promoted and operated for the benefit of its family, fans and other stakeholders, we are delighted to partner with Now Muzik to represent the Sultan brand. We have confidence in their expertise, professionalism and commitment to working with Naija Ninja to achieve our goals”.