Tope Alabi also known as “Ore ti o common” was born on the 27th October, 1970 in Lagos State, Nigeria.
Her parents are Pa Joseph Akinyele Obayomi and Madam Agnes Kehinde Obayomi.
She was the only daughter out of the three children in the family.
She is from from Yewa, Imeko of Ogun State. She obtained her West Africa School Certificate (WAEC) at Oba Akinyele Memorial High School, Bashorun Anlugbua, Ibadan in the year 1986.
Tope Alabi pursued her educational attainment with all seriousness and dedication it deserves because her parents were disciplinarians.
Between 1982 to 1984 during her secondary school days and because of her interest in music and drama, Tope Alabi joined the then Jesters International group at Ibadan, where she got her initial training and experience in drama.
She broke out of the group in 1984.
Thereafter, she proceeded to The Polytechnic of Ibadan where she studied Mass Communication and graduated in the year 1990.
After graduating she worked briefly with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Ibadan as a correspondent under the supervision of Mr.Yanju Adegbite. She also worked at NTA Channel 7 (Now NTA Channel 10, Lagos) between 1990 & 1991.
She worked with Centrespread Advertising Limited, at Ilupeju area of Lagos and worked with this Company within the year 1991 – 1992; she has worked with Re-Union Nigeria Limited, Gbagada, Lagos.
Tope Alabi came back into the Theartre Art profession as she joined the prestigious “Alade Aromire Theatre Group” in 1994.
Here, she was able to distinguish herself as a gifted and talented actress and singer. At Alade Aromire Thearre Group, Tope Alabi was exposed to all the core area of drama and acting profession.
She was involved in various film productions, stage drama and most importantly the soundtrack production with which she was well known and considered as an authority in the Nigeria Yoruba Movie industry today.
It has been more than a decade that Tope Alabi music career gained prominence in the Gospel music industry in Nigeria.
What makes her unique is her voice and her ability to make melodies with both traditional and modern instruments. She has sang many songs and has released 8 albums like Ore ti o common(2001), Agbara re ni(2005), Angeli mi (2007), Kokoro igbala(2008) Kabio osi(2010) and Agbelebu (2012).
Tope Alabi has sang in many countries of the world including The United States of America, The United Kingdom and Canada.
Tope Alabi is not only a gospel artist she is also a wife, married to Mr soji Alabi and also a loving mother of 4 children.