Birth name Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola
Born November 11, 1992 (age 26)
DJ record producer remixer
Years active 2013–present
Labels Red Velvet Music Group
DJ Cuppy Siblings
Temi Otedola(sister), Fewa Otedola (Brother)
Christine Olawumi Otedola (Sister)
Who is DJ Cuppy?
The most influential Dj Cuppy is the most talented Nigerian born professional disc jockey and producer, also known by her real name, Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola (born November 11, 1992), She is the daughter of Nigerian businessman Femi Otedola.
DJ Cuppy Education
DJ Cuppy lived in Ilupeju for six years before moving to Ikeja. She then moved to London for her GCSEs and A-Levels. Cuppy graduated from King’s College London in July 2014, with a degree in Business and Economics. She earned a Master’s Degree in Music Business from New York University in 2015.
DJ Cuppy Career
In 2014 Cuppy 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 2014, she released House of Cuppy as her first compilation mix in London and Lagos, before launching it in New York on September 2, 2014.That same year, Cuppy also launched the London-based music management and content production business, Red Velvet Music Group.
In January 2015, Cuppy was featured on the cover of the Guardian Life magazine. The cover celebrated a new generation of African women.
In March 2015, Cuppy was named the official DJ for the 2015 Oil Barons Charity in Dubai, and became the first African act to perform at the event. She was featured in the 2015 April/May issue of Forbes Woman Africa.
In August 2015, Cuppy set off on her first DJ tour to 8 cities in Africa, titled “Cuppy Takes Africa”. She visited Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa. The “Cuppy Takes Africa” tour included performances, major artist collaborations, and charitable engagements supported by GTB Bank and the Dangote Foundation. Later that year, she interned at Jay-Z’s Roc Nation.
In October 2016, the “Cuppy Takes Africa” tour aired on Fox Life Africa as an 8-episode documentary series. In 2016, Cuppy was the resident DJ for MTV2’s Uncommon Sense with Charlamagne Tha God.
She produced two songs, “Vibe” and “The way I am”, which appeared on the “Afrobeats” EP by Young Paris which as released on March 24, 2017
On October 13, 2017, she released “Green Light”, her first official single. The song features guest vocals from Nigerian singer and producer Tekno.
— Cuppy 🍨 #GELATO (@cuppymusic) August 24, 2019
On March 30, 2018, she released “Vybe”, her second official single. The song features guest vocals from Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie.
DJ Cuppy’s Relationship
DJ Cuppy’s Boyfriend, Asa Asika, Reveals How They Met. Billionaire daughter, DJ Cuppy’s boyfriend, Davido’s manager, Asa Asika has revealed how he met her and also how he met Davido. He was answering questions from his followers on Instagram when he made the revelation.
Dating Rumours with Anothny Joshua: The ‘Cuppyjosh’ relationship seems to foster on as DJ cuppy takes Anthony Joshua on a “romantic” date in Lagos. Popular celebrity DJ Cuppy posted a video on her Instagram story hours ago, of her and Anthony Joshua on a date on yacht.
— Cuppy 🍨 #GELATO (@cuppymusic) August 25, 2019
DJ Cuppy Artistry
In an interview with Tush Magazine, DJ Cuppy described her sound as “Neo-Afrobeats”, which is a fusion of Electro house and Afrobeats.
DJ Cuppy Ambassadorship
In April 2014, DJ Cuppy was appointed by Nigeria’s Minister of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation (Edem Duke) as the tourism ambassador for the country’s “Fascinating Nigeria” campaign.DJ Cuppy became one of Pepsi’s DJ ambassadors alongside 3 others in Nigeria.
On March 20, 2018, DJ Cuppy was announced as an Official DJ Ambassador for Pepsi. She appeared in Pepsi’s “#NaijaAllTheWay” all star commercial ahead of the 2018 World Cup.
On June 5, 2018, DJ Cuppy was announced as a Global Citizen Education Ambassador.
DJ Cuppy Net Worth
DJ Cuppy is currently one of the richest and most influential female artist and DJ in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $1.7 million.
DJ Cuppy Awards and nominations
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2014 ELOY Awards – Female DJ – Nominated
2015 NEA Awards – Best Female DJ – Won
— Cuppy 🍨 #GELATO (@cuppymusic) August 16, 2019
DJ Cuppy Songs
Apart from disc jockeying, Cuppy sings and these are the few songs she has under her belt:
1) Green Light DJ Cuppy featuring Tekno 2017
2) Vybe Dj Cuppy featuring Sarkodie 2018
3) Currency Dj Cuppy featuring L.A.X 2018
4) Werk Dj Cuppy featuring Skuki 2018
5) Charged Up Dj Cuppy x Masterkraft 2018
6) Abena DJ Cuppy featuring Kwesi Arthur, Shaydee, Ceeza Milli 2019
7) Gelato Dj Cuppy Featuring Zlatan Ibile 2019
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