Singer 9ice also popularly called Ancestor is definitely one of the best Nigerian indigenous singer who has made a name for himself over the time in the Nigerian Music Industry.
Abolore Adegbola popularly know by the stage name 9ice Alapomeji is a Nigerian indigenous musician.The first major break for 9ice came from his first single, “Little Money”. Soon after this, he did collaborations with different Nigerian artists that prompted the release of another hit single, “Ganja Man” produced by ID Cabasa, which was released with other songs in March 2006.
The reggae tone and playful style of the song made it an instant hit. 9ice over time has won himself various awards like the 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.
He is the founder of Alapomeji Ancestral Records,and has released so many albums under it. With albums like Certificate (2007), Gongo Aso (2008), Tradition (2009), Versus (2011) Bashorun Gaa (2011), Deluxe Version Versus & Bashorun Gaa (2011), CNN/GRA (2014), ID Cabasa (2016) and Greatest of All Times—G. O. A. T (2018) 9ice has proven himself to be a major hit maker in the Nigerian Music Industry.Here are the best songs by 9ice Alapomeji.
1. LIVING THINGS
This song by the ‘Gongo Aso’ crooner talks about prosperity and living ones life to the fullest. This song was off his album dedicated to Music Producer ID Cabasa. The song produced by Young John has a familiar beat reinvented with a melody that draws from Highlife and Fuji to create a pop record.
On the Fun-filled tune, 9ice delivers as usual which he spit out some deep rhymes. With a nice visual to complement it, this song is definitely one hit song. Check it out.
This song by Nigerian Indigenous Singer 9ice saw him talk about asking for God’s divine gift of mercy. In the song 9ice calls on the Lord of Mercy so he will be blessed again, he also shares what he has been battling as different fans have been asking where is the Grammy award he promised.
This is a masterpiece that touches one’s heart and will definitely find its way to your regular playlist. The song which is sure hit was complemented with a great visual. Lovely song here. Check it out.
3. STREET CREDIBILITY
The song which features Nigerian Music Legend 2baba is a track from his second album effort in the music scene. The song talked about them being the most incredible artist on the streets and even out of Nigeria.
The song which has received various airplay and Charts feature has also gone ahead to win him awards which includes the MTV MAMAs Award and the prestigious MOBO AND Kora Awards in 2008. The song was also complemented with a beautiful visual. Nice one here. Check it out.
This song by Nigerian indigenous singer titled “Epana“ which simply translates to “Off the light” or ” lights out” is another great classical song by 9ice which shows he is still indeed the Party Rider. “Epana” was produced by rising producer, Shabba and was mixed/mastered by veteran sound engineer, Swaps.
This song is a track off his 2018 album tagged G.O.A.T. With a classy visual this is one sure hit song and we are loving it. Check it out.
5. GBAMU GBAMU
This song by Nigerian Indigenous Singer 9ice talks about unlimited happiness. This is a song off his “Tradition” album in 2009 and also went on to receive massive airplay and featured on major Charts in the Country.
With lines like “O le geshin ninu mi” which translates to reaching a stage of happiness where a horse can be ridden on ones stomach ( simply butterflies in the tummy) is one that shows a sense of utmost happiness.
The visuals to the evergreen song was directed by Akin Alabi. Check it out.
6. LORD’S PRAYER
This song by the indigenous Singer 9ice talks about the importance of praying to God in achieving success and said he owes his success to God. This is a song off his “ID Cabasa” album which he dedicated to his longtime friend and producer ID Cabasa.
The visuals of the song which was directed by HG2 Films shows 9ice in a prayerful mood and did absolute justice to the lyrics of the song.
The song by the Nigerian Indigenous Singer talked about the social vices affecting the country, ranging from the bad economy to lack of basic amenities.
The mid-tempo audio candy was produced by DJ Coublon. 9ice took us on a lyrical venture on this one into how the current economic situation is affecting him and indeed everyone else.
The song was blessed with a beautiful visual which did absolute justice to the lyrics of the song. Check it out.
This song by Nigerian indigenous singer 9ice titled “Wahala Dey” was produced by Carpenter. The song which served as a sequel to his single “Mercy” is definitely a hit song everyone can relate to.
The song that was Mixed by OluMix also got a very beautiful visuals directed by Unlimited L.A which showed the different wahala. Nice song here. Check it out.
This song by Nigerian Indigenous Singer 9ice Alapomeji talked about the importance of dance and having a joyful heart. The song is a single off his “CNN” album in 2014.
This song has received massive airplay on TV and radio stations and has also topped major track. The dance-able tune which is sure to rock any club is a hit.
The song was complemented with a beautiful visual which featured 9ice as a king. Check it out.
This song by the Alapomeji Ancestral Records Boss is a lovely single which he released in 2019. Arami which translates to ‘My Body” is a melodious tune and was produced by Carpenter.
The song also Mixed and Mastered by Olumix was complemented with a brilliant visual.lovely song here. Check it out.
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