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Modenine performing on stage
Background information
Birth name Babatunde Olusegun Adewale
Also known as Nigel Benn, Samurai IX, Polimaf.
Born June 14, 1975 (age 42)
London, United Kingdom
Origin Osun State, Nigeria
Genres RapHip hop
Occupation(s) RapperLyricist
Years active 1999 to present
Labels Redeye Muzik
Associated acts Illbliss , Str8buttah, Swatroot, Tribes men, Ice Prince , Jesse Jags , Jonah the Monarch, Kraft, Alias, Black Intelligence, Cobhams Asuquo , 2 Face Idibia, Jeremiah Gyang , Chopstix , Mills the producer, Cashino NDT, Gold Lynx, Terry the Rapman , Overdose, B Elect, Shehu Adams, Mike Aremu .
Website officialmodenine.com

Babatunde Olusegun Adewale[1] (born June 14, 1975), popularly known by his stage name Modenine, is an English-born Nigerian rapper.[2][3] As a seven time The Headies Lyricist on the Roll winner, he is the most decorated artist by the magazine.[4] In 2014, he released a song titled “Super Human” with Jamaican-American rapper Canibus.[5]

Personal life

Mode 9 was born in London on June 14, 1975 as the third child of his parents but maintains,[Osun State]] as his origin.[6]

Discography

He currently has 7 studio albums and 5 mixtapes to his credit.[7]

Single Albums Arguably the best lyricist Nigeria Music ever had

  • E’ Pluribus Unum “One Amongst Many” -2006
  • The Paradigm Shift -2008
  • Da Vinci Mode -2010
  • Above Ground Level – 2014

Featured Albums

  • Modenine & Alias – Pay At-10-Shun -2010
  • Modenine & Mills The Producer – Golden Era Guevara New Era Mandela -2011
  • Modenine & XYZ – Alphabetical Order -2013
  • “Modenine and DJ Papercutt” – Look What I Found EP [ 2016 ]

Mixtapes

  • Malcolm IX – The Lost Sessions -2004
  • Pentium IX – The Mixtape – 2005
  • Nigel Benn’s KraftWork (Modenine and Kraft) – The Soul Edition – 2007
  • 09.09.09 The Mix Tape -2009
  • Occupy The Throne -2012

References

  1. Jump up^ “MODE 9 goes emotional: I released an album, no one cared!”. vanguardngr.com. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
  2. Jump up^ “MI is a better Rapper than Iceprince — Mode 9”. hiphopworldmagazine.com. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
  3. Jump up^ “Mode9 to quit rap music”. punchng.com. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
  4. Jump up^ “Pretenders Rule As Hip Hop Artistes’ – Mode 9”. allafrica.com. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
  5. Jump up^ “Modenine & Canibus – Super Human (Prod. Teck-Zilla)”. notjustok.com. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
  6. Jump up^ Template:Cite web married to pia laumann
  7. Jump up^ “NIGERIAN RAPPER MODE 9 TO DROP SIXTH ALBUM ‘ABOVE GROUND LEVEL’ ON AUGUST 25”. Retrieved 26 September 2014.

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