9ice

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9ice, born Alexander Abolore Adegbola Akande (born 17 January 1980) is a Nigerian musician, songwriter and dancer. Many 9ice songs become very popular and trendy online with a great number of streaming and downloads on Boomplay.

9ice was born into a polygamous home of five wives and nine children, in Ogbomosho, Oyo State in Western Nigeria. He grew up in Shomolu Bariga suburbs of Lagos. 9ice had also dreamed of being a musician. His parents discovered his singing talent, and decided to allow him become a musician.

Career
He is known for his powerful use of the Yoruba language in his music as well as his proverbial lyrics and unique style of delivery.

In 1996, 9ice recorded his first demo titled Risi de Alagbaja, but it was not until 2000 that he released his first official solo song Little Money.

In 2008, 9ice released the single Gongo Aso. With the song gaining popularity, 9ice was asked to perform at the Nelson Mandela 90th Birthday Tribute concert in London, United Kingdom in June 2008.

He went on to win the Best Hip Hop Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards. Gongo Aso won him four further awards at the 2009 edition of the Hip Hop World Awards held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja: the Album of the Year, Artiste of the Year, Song of the Year and the Best Rap in Pop Album categories.

In 2020, 9ice released another album entitled "Tip of The Iceberg: Episode 1" to top his previously released albums. He is the Founder and CEO of his own music record label Alapomeji Ancestral Record.

Achievements
• Nigeria Entertainment Awards Most Indigenous Act 2007
• MOBO Best African Act 2008
• MTV Africa Music Awards Best Hip Hop Artist 2008
• Dynamix Awards Artist Of The Year 2008
• Hip Hop Awards Best Vocal Performance 2008
• Hip Awards Revelation Of The Year 2008
• Hip Hop Awards Song Of The Year 2009
• Hip Hop Awards Best R&B/Pop 2009
• Hop Hop Awards Album Of The Year 2009
• Hip Hop Awards Artist Of The Year 2009

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9ice Songs and Albums
• Certificate (Album)
• Gongo Aso (Album)
• Tradition (Album)
• Certificate and Tradition reloaded (Album)
• Versus/Bashorun Gaa (Album)
• GRA/CNN (Album)
• Id Cabasa (Album)
• G.O.A.T (Album)
• Fear of God (Album)
• Aranbada
• Respect is reciprocal
• No be Mistake
• Bashiri Mi
• Gongo Aso
• Mercy
• Gbamu Gbamu
• Glory
• Ade Ori
• Economy

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