Tope Alabi was born on 27 October 1970 in Lagos State to Pa Joseph Akinyele Obayomi and Madam Agnes Kehinde Obayomi.
Tope is a music producer and gospel singer. She is one of the most sought-after soundtrack producers in Yoruba movies.
She is also famous for her Yoruba Christian songs, which are unarguably the anthem among Yoruba Christian music lovers.
Tope Alabi and her husband Soji run a music label, TOPE ALABI GOSPEL VIBES, and a foundation Mardebra Comforter Foundation.
Tope is a graduate of the Polytechnic Ibadan, where she studied Mass Communication and graduated in 1990
Tope started music at the tender age of seven when she joined the choir in her local Catholic church.
Later she drifted into cinema when she joined a drama group, “Jesters International” where she had the opportunity to perform some stage plays.
After her tertiary education, she worked briefly as a correspondent with the Nigeria Television Authority, NTA. After she left NTA, she worked with Centerspread Advertising Limited, an advertising agency at Ilupeju.
After a while, Tope joined the “Alade Aromire Theatre Group” in 1994, where she got the opportunity to show her singing talent. She was featured in several movies as a soundtrack producer.
Her time with the group ushered her to prominence as she became a favourite of many movie producers who wanted her to voice as a soundtrack in their project.
Tope also grew in the gospel industry by dropping several hits tracks that have become anthems among Christian song lovers.
She announced herself in the gospel song arena with her debut album, “Ooreti O Common” in 2000. SDhe has then released several other hit albums and singles afterwards.
Tope Alabi is married to Soji Alabi, and their union is blessed with three children.
Tope Alabi’s net worth is reportedly estimated at $350,000, making her one of the richest gospel artists in Nigeria
- Ore ti o Common
- Iwe Eri
- Agbara Re NI
- Agbara Olorun
- Angeli MI
- Kokoro Igbala
- Oruko Tuntun
- Omo Jesu
- Yes & Amen
- Spirit of Light
- Olorun Nbe Funmi
- Awa Gbe Oga
- No One Else
- Oba Mi De
- Olowo Ina
- Lowo Olorun Lowa
In 2021, Tope Alabi was caught in a web of controversy for her comment on, Oniduro, a song by fellow gospel artist Adeyinka Alaseyori.
In a video, Tope said the singer should not refer to God as Oniduro(Guarantor). This was, however met with backlashes from netizens who clapped back at Tope for her comment.