Top Nigerian Celebrities and Actors That Died In July 2021
Saying goodbye is never easy, more so for icons and celebrities, fans have grown to love.
This month of July 2021, we said goodbye to some public figures from the world of stage, screen, music and more. Though not exhaustive, this piece takes a look at Nigerian celebrities who didn’t make it through July 2021.
Many of this month’s prominent personalities deaths were quite unexpected and very painful. These notable personalities may be no more, but their legacies and remarkable contributions will continue to live on.
Below is the list of Celebrities That Died In July 2021.
Dj Flex Naija A.K.A Eze Francis:
Dj Flex Naija whose real name is Eze Francis was reportedly been poisoned to death. Renowned as the Hypeman and DJ behind the popular “Dorime” club song currently trending across the country and also for being the voice behind the popular ‘one for the DJ, one for the hypeman’ trend. He is among the Celebrities That Died In July 2021.
Dj Flex Naija a.k.a Eze Francis was born on 2nd April 1990 in Enugu State. He was said to be the only child of his mother. Dj Flex Naija a.k.a Eze Francis was poisoned on Saturday, July 3, at the club. He was said to have been rushed to the hospital but didn’t survive.
Sound Sultan A.K.A Olanrewaju Fasasi:
Sound Sultan, Olanrewaju Fasasi, is an award-winning Nigerian singer and songwriter born on 27 November 1976. He started his career as a rapper but soon delved into Afrobeat, R&B and Nigerian fuji music.
He had released numerous albums under Naija Ninjas and had signed talented artists including Karma Da Rapper, Young GreyC, Shawn and Blacka.
On May 12, 2021, It was reported that Sound Sultan was somewhere in America where he was receiving treatment in form of chemotherapy as the musician was reportedly diagnosed with throat cancer (Angioimmunoblastic T-cell Lymphoma). He died July 11, 2021, at the age of 44 as a result of complications from the illness. You can also see Full Sound Sultan Biography Here.
John Lee A.K.A Mbakwe:
The Nollywood actor died of an aliment shortly after recovering from a stroke. He is listed as one of the notable Nigerian actors who died in 2021.
According to his colleague, Emeka Okoye, the deceased died due to the ailment he suffered from shortly after recovering from a stroke.
We pray that their souls rest in peace. You can also see the list of Nigerian celebrities that died in 2021.