Singer 9ice (aka Alapomeji) has changed his name , as part of a re-branding effort in the music industry.Formerly known as Abolore Adegbola Akande, 9ice said he is now taking up the names Alexander, Abolore, Adegbola, Alapomeji Ajifolajifaola.
The Gongo Aso crooner said the reason for the name change is the desire to please his fans who have taken a liking to the name Alapomeji.
“When I set up Alapomeji records, I didn’t reckon on my fanstaking to the name. Now that they seem to love the name, I have decided to add it to my original names’”, he told Showtime.
On his father’s reaction to the new name, 9ice said, “Its my decision to adopt a new name and not my father’s. I am sure he will have nothing against my wish, knowing this is show business”