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I Just Had To Dance At My Dad’s Burial – Tope Alabi

Tope Alabi

Tope Alabi

Gospel singer, Tope Alabi has shared her reaction to the clip that shows her dancing which has since gone viral on social media.

The musician simply defended herself after getting blasted for a video which shows her dancing “Zanku.”

According to Tope, she attended her dad’s burial and she just wanted to worship God in her own way.

She added that she loves to dance since it was a difficult experience to bury her father.

Her words, “I needed that dance. It was at my father’s burial and the praise was organised by some gospel artists to just worship God,”

“I needed to worship God, I just need to. It’s not easy to bury your father. Some people die before their parents. As a spiritual person, you know you need that dance.”

May her Dads soul R.I.P

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 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.

On 21 May 2019, Nigerians on Twitter crowned Tope Alaba 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 have released a lot of album as well as single tracks. Since the beginning of her career, she has featured in many young gospel music minister’s song. However, her love for God has made many people move close to God. You can listen to some of her songs compiled in this mixtape, “Best Of Tope Alabi DJ Mixtape.”

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