Tope Alabi is a Nigerian gospel singer, film music composer, songwriter, and actress.
She is broadly identified for her distinctive and sonorous voice and her use of deep indigenous language which has earned her accolades domestically and internationally.
As she turns 50, listed below are a couple of details about her.
Patricia Temitope Alabi popularly referred to as Tope Alabi was born on the twenty seventh of October, 1970 in Lagos however she hails from Yewa, Imeko, Ogun State.
Born into the household of Joseph Akinyele Obayomi and Agnes Kehinde Obayomi, she is the one daughter of three siblings.
Tope Alabi obtained her West Africa College Certificates (WAEC) from Oba Akinyele Memorial Excessive College, Ibadan in 1986. She bagged a level in Mass Communication from the Federal Polytechnic, Ibadan in 1990.
Her curiosity in music and drama throughout her secondary college days, led her to hitch the then “Jesters Worldwide” (Jacob, Papilolo & Aderupoko) group at Ibadan, the place she bought her preliminary coaching and expertise in drama.
She later metamorphosed into gospel music after she grew to become a born-again Christian.
Tope Alabi labored on the Nigerian Tv Authority (NTA) Ibadan as a correspondent between 1990-1991 after her commencement.
She additionally labored with Centre-spread Promoting Restricted, Ilupeju space of Lagos, and Re-Union Nigeria Restricted, Gbagada, Lagos between 1991 – 1992.
Tope Alabi determined to return to the theatre career, as she grew to become part of the distinguished theatre group “Alade Aromire Theatre Group” in 1994.
Throughout her keep on the drama group, she was uncovered to core stage drama and appearing. Her distinctive voice gave her the sting as she began making soundtracks for Yoruba films.
Tope Alabi launched her first album in 2001 titled, “Ore ti o frequent”. This album earned her the moniker Oore ti o Frequent and Agbo Jesu. The album additionally introduced her fame because it had a very good reception from folks.
She went on to launch her second album Iwe Eri in 2003 and Agbara Re Ni in 2005.
To this point, she has eleven albums.
Her 2019 album, The Spirit of Gentle which has the favored single ‘Logan ti O de’ was accomplished in collaboration with the favored songwriter and photographer TY Bello.
Tope Alabi has written and carried out soundtracks for numerous writers, producers, and administrators within the Yoruba film business and has to her credit score so far, about 350 soundtracks which she has composed.
She is the pacesetter of soundtracks within the Yoruba film business.
Her music profession has taken her to totally different international locations around the globe and she or he’s one of the vital liked gospel singers in Nigeria right this moment.
Tope Alabi is fortunately married to Soji Alabi, an engineer whom she met way back to 1994. He additionally doubles as her supervisor and producer. They bought married in 1998.
The connection produced one daughter, Ayomikun.
In 2015, she received the Gospel Artiste Of The 12 months on the Nigerian Leisure Awards. She additionally received the Proclamation Award at New York State Senate in 2016.
In 2017, she received the Finest Sound Observe Artiste for Metropolis Individuals’s Film Awards.
She was topped the queen of the Yoruba language on 21 Could 2019.
Tope Alabi has made an enormous success out of her profession. The well-known gospel singer is price a whopping sum of $300,000.