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Will 9ice's Another Double Album Become A Hit After First Double Album Flop?

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Gongo Aso lyricist, Alexander Abolore Adegbola Adigun Alapomeji Ajifolajifaola aka 9ice, may have decided to let his past go as he has tried in all forms to revive his career by shooting videos of some of his past songs just keep his fans in good terms.

After recording his first demo, 9ice joined a group called Mysterious Boys with whom he did a couple of tracks before going on to form his own, now defunct, group Abinibi. Having recorded his first demo titled Risi De Alagbaja in 1996 and his first solo song, Little Money in 2000, 9ice had to wait till 2005 before himself and his music started gaining recognition in the Nigerian music market.

The first major break for 9ice came from his first single title Little Money and not long after then he did collaborations with different Nigerian artist that immediately prompted the release of another hit single title Ganja Man. Id.Cabasa produced Ganja Man which was released with other songs in March 2006. The reggae tone and playful style of the song made it an instant hit. He later found his own record company and release all other album under his label ALapomeji Records.

At the March 2008 edition of the Hip Hop World Awards held in Nigeria, 9ice won the Revelation of the Year award and the Best Male Vocal Performer. A month later at the first SoundCity Music Video Awards, 9ice was nominated in the category of Best New Artiste. 9ice's biggest single is titled "Gongo Aso"

Recall that in year 2012, 9ice released a double album which did not record huge sales and acceptance. The Alapomeji Boss, did not just go to bed as he asking questions and taking advice from people on what to do next. The answers he got may actually be paying off as he has released a new double album titled 'G.R.A' and 'C.N.N.'

According to him, “C.N.N stands for 'Cancelling Numerous Negativity' while 'G.R.A means 'Galvanizing Right Ahead'. Both albums contain eight tracks each, making a total of 16 songs. The albums feature the likes of Olamide, Oritse Femi, Flavour and Phyno.

With these two recent albums, 9ice's album discography increases to a total of seven studio albums. He recently re-released his first and third albums 'Certificate' and 'Tradition.'

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