Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola whom is known by her stage name as DJ Cuppy is a Nigerian DJ ( disc jockey), songwriter, singer stage performer, recording artist, and record produce. DJ Cuppy is the daughter of Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola. DJ Cuppy was born November 28th 1992 in Lagos State. DJ Cuppy is very gifted, creative, beautiful, and talented.
DJ Cuppy and her family lived in Ilupeju for six years before them moved to Ikeja, Lagos State. She later moved to London for her GCSE’s and A-Levels. In 2014 the month of July DJ Cuppy graduated from King’s College London with a degree in Business and Economics. The following year she got her Master’s Degree in Music Business from New York University. The year 2014 was kind of a tuning point for Cuppy because that she was the resident DJ at the MTV Africa Music Awards in Durban. She then played at the Tatler and Christie’s Art Ball in London and at the Financial Times Luxury Summit in Mexico City. In July that same year Cuppy released House of Cuppy as her first compilation mix in London and Lagos, before launching it in New York City on September 2nd 2014.
DJ Cuppy also launched the London-based music management and content production business, known as Red Velvet Music Group that same year. The following year 2015 DJ Cuppy was featured on the cover of the Guardian Life magazine in January. The cover celebrated a new generation of African women. Then in the month of March 2015, Cuppy was named the official DJ for the 2015 Oil Barons Charity in Dubai, that made the first African act to perform at the event.
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Forbes magazine featured DJ Cuppy in their 2015 April/May issue Forbes Woman Africa. In the month of August 2015, DJ Cuppy went on her first DJ tour which was titled “Cuppy Takes Africa”. The tour was to 8 cities in Africa. She visited Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa. The “Cuppy Takes Africa” tour included major artist performances, collaborations and charitable engagements supported by GTB Bank and the Dangote Foundation. Then later that same year, Cuppy interned at Jay-Z’s Roc Nation.
The “Cuppy Takes Africa” tour aired on Fox Life Africa as an 8-episode documentary series in October 2016. the same, Cuppy became the resident DJ for MTV2’s Uncommon Sense with Charlamagne Tha God.
March 24th 2017, Cuppy produced and released two songs which was titled “Vibe” and “The way I am” which appeared on the “Afrobeats” EP by Young Paris. October 13th 2017, Cuppy released “Green Light” which was her first official single. The song features Nigerian singer Tekno.
Cuppy released her second official single titled “Vybe” and it was released on March 30th 2018. The song features Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie. During an interview with Tush Magazine Cuppy described her sound as “Neo-Afrobeats” which is a fusion of Electro house and Afrobeats.
April 2014, Edem Duke who is the Nigeria’s Minister of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation appointed DJ Cuppy as the tourism ambassador for the country’s “Fascinating Nigeria” campaign. DJ Cuppy became one of Pepsi’s DJ ambassadors alongside with 3 others in Nigeria.
March 20th 2018, DJ Cuppy was announced as an Official DJ Ambassador for Pepsi. She appeared in Pepsi’s “Naija All The Way” all star commercial ahead of the 2018 World Cup. On 5th June 2018, DJ Cuppy was announced as a Global Citizen Education Ambassador.
In 2015, DJ Cuppy won the Best Female DJ at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards. while in the year 2014 she was nominated for Best Female DJ at the ELOY Awards. Besides being a disc jockey, DJ Cuppy is also a singer and has released several singles which include Green Light, Vybe, Currency, Werk, Charged Up, lots mores.
DJ Cuppy net worth is around $1.7 million. Cuppy is currently among one of the richest artist and DJs in Nigeria.
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