|Birth name||Alexander Abolore Adegbola Akande|
|Also known as|
|Born||17 January 1980|
|Origin||Ogbomosho, Oyo State, Nigeria|
|Labels||Alapomeji Ancestral Records|
|Associated acts||Wizkid, Tuface Idibia, Id Cabassa, Lord of Ajasa, Olamide, Sound Sultan|
9ice, born Alexander Abolore Adegbola Akande (born 17 January 1980) is a Nigerian musician, songwriter and dancer.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.
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. 9ice began singing at the age of 14. His parents discovered his singing talent, and decided to allow him become a musician.
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.  SPOUSE:9ice got married to Tony Payne in 2008 and the marriage lasted for two years producing a son called Zion.He then got married to Olasunkanmi Ajala in 2019,the marriage produced a girl.
9ICE's CD 'S Albums Discography.
- Certificate (2007)
- Gongo Aso (2008)
- Tradition (2009)
- Certificate and Tradition reloaded (2010)
- Versus/Bashorun Gaa (2011)
- GRA/CNN (2014)
- Id Cabasa (2016)
- G.O.A.T (2018)
- Seku Seye
- Fear of God(2020) (2020)
- Tip of The Iceberg: Episode 1 (2020)
- MOBO Best African Act 2008
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