9ice’s Instagram account hacked as he turns 37
By Rita Chioma
Gongo aso crooner, Abolore Akande aka 9ice was a year older yesterday, January 17, 2017, but sadly, his Instagram account was hacked and taken over by a yet to be identified person.
However his lovely wife, Olasunkanmi Ajala celebrated him on her IG handle. Sharing photos of them together, she wrote:
“Countdown to this my stubborn, strong headed ,very naughty and loving husband’s birthday.”
9ice (born Alexander Abolore Adegbola Adigun Alapomeji Ajifolajifaola, on 17 January 1980) is a Nigerian musician. He is a south-westerner from Ogbomoso in Oyo State but he grew up in the district of Bariga in Lagos.
9ice won the award for Best Hip Hop Artist at the MTV Africa Music Awards in 2008. At the third edition of the Hip Hop World Awards held in Nigeria, he won the Revelation of the Year award and Best Male Vocal Performer. A month later at the first SoundCity Music Video Awards, he was nominated in the category of Best New Artist. 9ice’s biggest single is titled “Gongo Aso”. He is the founder of Alapomeji Records.
In 2014, 9ice revealed that he was going to contest for a political office in his native Ogbomosho in Oyo state. He joined the All Progressive Congress (APC) and declared his interest to contest for a seat at the Federal House of Representatives. He lost out during the primaries.
9ice was named as a Special Adviser to the Oyo state Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi.