Speaking with Saturday Beats, 9ice talked about his hit song Gongo Aso revealing he never knew it would be that successful.
In his words:
“Although people believe that ‘Gongo Aso’ is my best album, to me, my album, ‘Tradition,’ still remains my best album in terms of content and lyrics. What you believe would sell might not sell but it does not mean that it is not good. I never knew ‘Gongo Aso’ would be a successful album. In fact, that was not even the title of the album. The initial title of the album was ‘My dictionary, your diary’; but when the song became very popular, ID Cabassa suggested that we make the song the title of the album. The song, ‘Gongo Aso’ was not supposed to be part of the album. I had finished recording the album when the song came to me and Cabassa said we should destroy all the promo copies we had made and promote the song. We promoted it and the song went viral. It was never planned.”
On his plans to bring home the Gramy as stated in his Street Credibility track, he said: