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“I cried while drawing trending farewell image of Sound Sultan” -Kayode Raymond

Sound Sultan tribute image Kayode Raymond

Lagos-based cartoonist and Instagram sensational illustrator, Kayode Raymond, said he was brought to tears drawing the trending farewell image of Sound Sultan.

The art illustrator and designer disclosed this on Monday during an interview with Quillcastle Nigeria.

According to Kayode, the music artist’s demise comes as a rude shock.

He said: “I cried while drawing it. I was pained deeply into my bone marrow.”

Further expressing sadness, Kayode affirms the transient nature of life, positing that: “Tomorrow isn’t promised for everyone.”

Sound Sultan Kayode Raymond


The farewell image has been repeatedly used by many fans of the deceased who took to social media to send their tributes.

Some of the persons who used the image included poets, singers and social media influences.

Kayode’s brand, which goes by the name Ray.Art.World, specialises in vector illustrations with a replete of brand promotional designs across the internet. See here.

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Ridwan Adelaja

Venture analyst focusing on African tech startups, founders and the Big Five ventures: Amazon, Facebook, Apple, Google and Microsoft.

He also takes time out to showcase amazing African thought leaders. Before coming to maintain his spotlight column on Quillcastle Nigeria, he anchored Youngfrica TV Show on CBA TV during his stay in Hargeisa, Somaliland.

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