At the last edition of the acclaimed Hip Hop World Awards held in March 2008, 9ice was voted winner for the Revelation of the Year award and the Best Vocal Performer in the male category. Roughly a month later at the first edition of Soundcity Music Video Awards, 9ice finished as a nominee in the category of Best New Artiste. Beyond formal awards and public endorsements, the young artist did succeed in implanting his name at the heart of lovers of good music across Nigeria, around and outside the African continent. 9ice is definitely a household name in the Nigerian hip hop scene. He has carved a niche for himself as a great writer and hook man who placed creativity and originality at the forefront of his endeavour. His ingenuity broke boundaries within a very short period, left lasting impression on anyone that cared to listen to his strongly worded and lyrically loaded songs. This youngster is currently enjoying the success of his single, entitled "Gongo Aso". The wave making hit is the most popular song on radio today in Nigeria.