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Tope Alabi 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 hails 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. Thereafter, she proceeded to the polytechnic, Ibadan to study Mass Communication and graduated in the year 1990.
Tope Alabi pursued her educational attainment with all seriousness and dedication it deserves because her parents were disciplinarians of the highest order.
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” (Jacob, Papilolo & Aderupoko) group at Ibadan, where she got her initial training and experience in drama.
She worked briefly with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Ibadan as a correspondent under the supervision of Mr. Yanju Adegbite. Between 1990 & 1991, she worked briefly at NTA Channel 7 Tejuosho (Now NTA Channel 10, Lagos) and also Centrespread Advertising Limited within the year 1991 – 1992.
Patricia Temitope Alabi came back into the Theartre Art profession as she joined the prestigious “Alade Aromire Theartre Group” in 1994.
During her period at Alade Aromire Theatre, she was able to distinguish herself as a gifted and talented actress and singer, which exposed her 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.
If there is anything Tope Alabi would be ever grateful for while with the Alade Aromire Threatre Group, it’s her exposure to and subsequent domination of the Yoruba Movie soundtrack production. Tope Alabi has been invited by various writers, producers and directors in the Yoruba movie industry to write and perform sound tracks for their various movies.
She had to her credit to date, about 350 soundtracks, which were composed for various Yoruba movies. It would be of note to conclude that Tope Alabi is the pacesetter of soundtracks in the Yoruba Home Video Industry.
Indigenous gospel musician, Lanre Teriba entered stardom in 2000 with his debut album Atorise (Reformer). While spending most his childhood at church this Ogun State native discovered his vocal gift.
At eighteen, Teriba left home to pursue an Accounting Degree at Federal Poly Chapter Offa in Kwara State. There he joined the university’s Kegites club where he composed and performed music which brought the club members closer to God.
After attaining his degree, he searched for a job for five years to no avail. Teriba decided to use his gift thus he began composing while struggling to raise money for a demo. In 1999 during his pursuit of establishing his music career he came across a promoter, Tunde Olokodana. Olokodana instantly fell in love with Teriba’s demo and he invested in him.
Since then Teriba continues to maintain a unique standard with his infusion of indigenous beats with other sounds called ‘Tungba’. Teriba has staged concerts along with K1 De Ultimate, 9ice, Sammy Okposo amongst others. His unique way of spreading God’s message makes him an outstanding inspirational musician.
To date he has released 15 albums including the latest ‘Unstoppable God.’ Additionally, he remains the most traveled artiste within his genre as he continues to tour across multiple countries in Africa, North America and Europe.
Oladimeji Emmanuel Ayodeji
Oladimeji Emmanuel Ayodeji
2006 marked the birth of his first album “Not Afraid” which had soul lifting songs such as Not Afraid ft Kunle Omo Alafin Oru
In 2014, Image released the reloaded version of the All in All album, and this has since been selling fast.
This graduate of Fisheries and Aquatic Biology from the Lagos state University is very passionate about his vision of reaching many to Christ through music. He is the convener of programs like Feast of Worship, Gospel According to the streets, Rule your mind summit and Lost in worship.
This Osun born singer has been privileged to minister in several programs both within and outside the country. He has shared stage with several gospel ministers such as Nathaniel Bassey, Sammie okposo, Benjamin Dube, Cwesi Oteng, Big Bolaji Tope Alabi and many more.
His Energy and special ways by which he brings down God’s presence has made him a delight to watch in various programs.
He is married to his beautiful wife Yinka and they are blessed with a son Israel.
Dare Justified is a recording an award winning music artist. He is an international gospel music minister of unruffled grace who has been privileged to witness, first hand, out pouring of the Holy Spirit and startling healing and miracles while ministering. A gifted vocalist and a worship leader, he serves as praise and worship leader cum music director at This Present House, Lagos Nigeria, under the leadership of Dr. Tony Rapu. He ministers the verities of the kingdom through his music and praise meetings. He took his nation by storm as music youngster when he emerged as the winner of the Patriotic Song for his country at Arise Nigeria Musical Competition; a Talent hunt Competition organized by CBS, owners of TV Continental and Radio Continental.
Dare was born in Lagos Nigeria into a family of eight and had his primary and secondary education in the suburb of Lagos. After his secondary education, before proceeding to further his study in the university, he was advised to learn carpentry work but He had a different dream; to lead God’s people into His presence through music. Growing up, his zeal for God was overwhelming and was always found in church singing in the choir alongside his music group. Music, especially praising God is like oxygen to him and this endeared him to many local churches’ pastors in his country where he had shared several platforms.
He has graced the stage, locally and internationally with many of today’s renowned musicians and gospel artist like Ron kenoly, Don Moen, Frank Edward, Jmoss, Kim Burrell, Tasha Cobs, Lionel Peterson, King Sunny Ade, Nathaniel Bassey, Tim Godfrey, Sammie Okposio, Timi Dakolo, Cohbams Asaquo, Tope Alabi, Midnight Crew, Pernam Percy Paul, Eben, Elijah Oyelade, Tosin martins, Nosa et al. He was Global Excellence Artist of the Year 2012 and also was awarded a lifetime ambassadorship of Junior Chambers International, a body affiliated with the United Nations in over 500 countries of d world.
Dare Justified is the host of Winning Praise. Winning praise is an inter-dependently organized praise meeting by Dare Justified across churches locally and internationally. The program is often organized in partnership with churches and ministries across the globe as a medium for making many experience the garment and the power of praise. His praise meetings have the tremendous impact on local churches and often spark the fire of revival amongst many congregations.
Olarewaju Bolaji is a certified Estate Surveyor from a REPUTABLE NIGERIAN higher institution, he however is a full time MUSIC MINISTER, he was converted and raised at the HQ of THE SWORD OF THE SPIRIT MINISTRIES under the tutelage of Bishop Francis Wale Oke
His stage name is Big B.