It’s been 50 days of mega praise countdown and now, finally, the D-Day October 27 is here! Today we join Nigerians all over the world as we celebrate super talented gospel singer, Temitope Patricia Alabi simply known as Tope Alabi who turns the big 50 today!
Tope Alabi, also known as Ore ti o common, and as Agbo Jesu has distinguished herself as a powerful gospel singer, film music composer and actress.
Born the only daughter of three children to Pa Joseph Akinyele Obayomi and Madam Agnes Kehinde Obayomi in Lagos State, Alabi hails from Yewa, Imeko of Ogun State, Nigeria.
Her journey in the theatre world began way back in secondary school between 1982 and 1984 as a member of the Jesters International comedy group in Ibadan before delving into the Yoruba film genre of Nigeria. Alabi later metamorphosed into gospel music after she became a born-again Christian and there’s been no going back ever since.
In 1990 she graduated from the Polytechnic Ibadan where she studied Mass Communication.
As a career girl, Tope Alabi worked with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) in Ibadan as a correspondent between 1990 & 1991. She also worked with Centre-spread Advertising Limited, Ilupeju area of Lagos in the year 1990.
In 1992, passion called once more and she came back into the theatre Art profession joining the prestigious “Alade Aromire Theartre group” in 1994. There, her talent was undeniable, hence she distinguished herself as a gifted and talented actress and singer. At Alade Aromire theatre group, Tope Alabi was involved in various film productions, stage drama and most importantly the soundtrack production which gave her a name in the entertainment world.
Tope Alabi since the launch of her musical career has released a lot of albums as well as single tracks including You Are Worthy, Hallelujah, Awa Gbe O ga, Mimo L’oluwa among others.
Happy Birthday Ma’am! Cheers to 50 ? Cheers to more anointing ?