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Tope Alabi: Biography, Education, Career, Marriage, Net Worth, Achievements and Controversy

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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.

Photo: Instagram/@Tope_alabi

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.

Education

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Tope is a graduate of the Polytechnic Ibadan, where she studied Mass Communication and graduated in 1990

Career

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Marriage

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Tope Alabi is married to Soji Alabi, and their union is blessed with three children.

  • Ayomikun
  • Deborah
  • Boluwatife

Net worth

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Tope Alabi’s net worth is reportedly estimated at $350,000, making her one of the richest gospel artists in Nigeria

Achievements

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Discography

  • Ore ti o Common
  • Iwe Eri
  • Agbara Re NI
  • Agbara Olorun
  • Angeli MI
  • Kokoro Igbala
  • Kabiosi
  • Moriyanu
  • Agbelebu
  • Alagbara
  • Agbelebu
  • Oruko Tuntun
  • Omo Jesu
  • Yes & Amen
  • Spirit of Light
  • Olorun Nbe Funmi
  • Eruretoba
  • Adonai
  • Awa Gbe Oga
  • Angeli
  • No One Else
  • Oba Mi De
  • Olowo Ina
  • War
  • Lowo Olorun Lowa

Controversy

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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.

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