Spotlight : Tope Alabi

 

Tope Alabi, also known as Ore ti o common, and as Agbo Jesu (born 27 October 1970) is a Nigerian gospel singer,film music composer and actress.

Tope Alabi was born on 27 October 1970 in Lagos State, Nigeria to Pa Joseph Akinyele Obayomi and Madam Agnes Kehinde Obayomi. She is the only daughter out of the three children in the family. She is married and has two daughters, Ayomiku and Deborah. She hails from Yewa, Imeko of Ogun State, Nigeria.

Tope was formerly a member of the Jesters International comedy group.She later worked with other popular traveling and stage theater groups in both Ibadan and Lagos. She made films in the Yoruba film genre of Nigeria.Alabi later metamorphosed into gospel music after she became a born-again Christian.

Tope obtained her West Africa School Certificate (WAEC) from Oba Akinyele Memorial High School, Ibadan,1986. Thereafter, she proceeded to the Polytechnic Ibadan where she studied Mass communication and graduated 1990

On 21 May 2019, Nigerians on Twitter crowned Tope Alabi the queen of Yoruba language. This was as a result of a competition by United Bank of Africa in their 70th anniversary celebration. Tope Alabi has released a lot of albums as well as single tracks. Since the beginning of her career, she has featured in many young gospel music ministers' songs. Her love for God has made many people move closer to God. You can listen to some of her songs compiled in this mixtape.

The following are some of her hit tracks

  • Ore ti o Common (2001)
  • Iwe Eri (2003)
  • Agbara Re NI (2005)
  • Agbara Olorun (2006)
  • Angeli MI (2007)
  • Kokoro Igbala (2008)
  • Kabiosi (2010)
  • Moriyanu
  • Agbelebu (2011)
  • Alagbara (2012)
  • Agbelebu (2013)
  • Oruko Tuntun (2015)
  • Omo Jesu (2017)
  • Yes & Amen (2018)
  • ' 'Spirit of Light (TY Bello) 2019
  • Olorun Nbe Funmi (Iseoluwa)
  • Eruretoba(TY Bello)
  • Adonai(TY Bello)
  • Awa Gbe Oga(TY Bello)
  • Angeli(TY Bello)
  • No One Else(TY Bello)
  • Oba Mi De(TY Bello)
  • Olowo Ina(TY Bello)
  • War(TY Bello)
 
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