Alexander Abolore Adegbola Akande, better known by his stage name 9ice, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and dancer. He is renowned for his music’s bold Yoruba language use, proverbial lyrics, and distinctive delivery.
Early years 9Ice was born in Ogbomosho, Oyo State, Western Nigeria, into a polygamous family with five wives and nine children. He was raised in the Lagos neighborhood of Shomolu Bariga. He envisioned himself as a musician. His parents agreed to let him pursue a career in music after realizing his gift for singing.
9ice recorded his first demo in 1996 under the name “Risi de Alagbaja,” but it wasn’t until the year 2000 that he made his debut as a solo artist with the publication of “Little Money.”
The single “Gongo Aso” was released by 9ice in 2008. 9ice was requested to perform at the Nelson Mandela 90th Birthday Tribute Concert in London in June 2008 as a result of the song’s rising popularity. He later won the MTV Africa Music Awards’ Best Hip Hop Artist of the Year award.
At the 2009 Hip Hop World Awards, which were held at the International Conference Centre in Abuja, “Gongo Aso” helped him win four further prizes: Album of the Year, Artiste of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Rap in Pop Album.
Tip of the Iceberg: Episode 1 was the second album 9ice released in 2020.
He established the record company Alapomeji Ancestral Record and serves as its CEO.
9ice publicly declared his intention to compete for political office in the 2015 elections as a member of the House of Representatives, representing the Ogbomoso North Constituency, Oyo state National Assembly, sometime in January 2014. He ran for the seat under the banner of the APC, but he was defeated in the primary contest.
9ice is one of the wealthiest and most well-known musicians in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of N500 million. He has been in the music business for more than 20 years, has signed sponsorship deals, and has sold a lot of recordings throughout his career.
According to the caption, 9ice has been rumored to own a villa in Lekki that he built and named for his ex-wife Toni Payne. “My wife Toni is my life, and I thank God for her. I hope to do more in the future, but for now, this is the least I can do,” he remarked.
The musician spent roughly N31 million on the charming white Mercedes Benz C Class convertible, which is a 2017 model. He uploaded the picture and caption to his Instagram feed. The qualities of “Don’t you just love what white can do” are as follows.The 4-wheel multilink suspension is softly lowered for a posture that feels as good as it looks, and it is sport-tuned for agility and precise responsiveness. Selective damping rapidly tightens up in turns while letting off to smooth out bumpy roads.
He has used this fast luxury Benz for some of his music video shoots, showing us that his love for Mercedes Benz is unwavering. It has the following components: The vehicle included a variety of options and standard innovations, including dual 12.3-inch screens, simple steering-wheel Touch Controls, voice control for audio and navigation, and many comfort amenities. Featuring voice control for navigation, audio, and many comfort features, as well as dual 12.3-inch screens that are standard and optional, intuitive steering-wheel Touch Controls, and these technologies. The G 550 can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.6 seconds thanks to the sophisticated Biturbo V8’s 416 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque.
One of the musician’s first collections of high-end vehicles is this Ferrari spider, which is said to cost N90 million. The car’s engine has a maximum output of 760 Nm (560 lb-ft) of torque at 3000 rpm and 600 PS (592 bhp – 441 kW) of power at 7500 rpm. Rear-wheel drive with a 7-speed Dual-clutch Automatic transmission transmits power to the road.
Hope you may gain from 9nice’s experience and many accomplishments in the profession. He is a man with good taste and an understanding of what he wants.