9ice is a Nigerian artist who was born Alexander Abolore Adegbola Adigun Alapomeji Ajifolajifaola on January 17, 1980.
He is a Nigerian from Ogbomoso in Oyo State, but he grew up in Lagos’ Bariga district.
9ice attended Abule Okuta Primary School and CMS Grammar School before abandoning his law studies at Lagos State University to pursue his passion for music.
He grew raised with five wives and nine children in a polygamous household. His parents discovered his singing profession a year after it began, in the year 2000.
Before that, 9ice had been writing his own songs since he was 14 years old.
It’s worth noting that he began his singing career with Fuji music as a big fan of Pasuma Wonder.
Ebenezer Obey, King Sunny Adé, Tatalo Alamu, Late Alhaji Ayinla Omowura, and Late Alhaji Haruna Ishola are among the musicians who have influenced him.
After recording his first demo, 9ice joined a band named Mysterious Boys, with whom he recorded a few tracks before forming his own band, Abinibi, which is now defunct.
After recording his first demo, Risi De Alagbaja, in 1996 and his first solo song, Little Money, in 2000, 9ice had to wait until 2005 for his music and himself to receive popularity in Nigeria. Check out 9ice’s Songs, Videos and Albums below!