If you have listened to 9ice sing recently ,his hoarse voice is hard to ignore..His voice has drastically changed over the years and the Special Adviser to the OYO State governor on Youths,who says his ultimate ambition is to be governor, blames it on a couple of things ..He told Vanguard
As at the time I recorded my first album, I was 24 years old, and if you compare that to when someone is 35 years old, you can see the changes in the physical body and every other aspect. Age has a lot to do with that. Another factor is that most times when we go for concerts, the microphones and other sound equipment are not right.
I end up shouting at the top of my voice. Imagine someone doing that consistently for five years. After the release of ‘Gongo Aso’ I was doing shows all over back and forth for almost five years. Sometimes, you rehearse your songs on a particular key, and when you get there for performance, they play a different key. So with all these, there is the tendency to lose your voice, and even get the voice cracking.