Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola, is one of the leading female Disk Jockeys in Africa. She was born to the family of Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola in Lagos, Nigeria in 1992. DJ Cuppy who has always had a flair for music started her career in Dj-ing while schooling in Kings College, London.
Her fashion style is simple, classy and extremely African. She can always be seen sporting elegant African prints. Combine that with her ability to combine hits with innovative remixes, and you have a great act.
Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola, is one of the leading female Disk Jockeys in Africa.
In 2014, she launched her first project, a music track compilation known as House of Cuppy. This project was successfully launched in Lagos, London and New York. In the House of Cuppy compilation, she introduced a new type of sound which she referred to as Neo-Afrobeats; the first of its kind. Neo-Afrobeats is an eclectic blend of Tropical House and Afrobeats music.
In 2015, she interned at Jay Z’s music company Roc Nation, performed at SXSW Festival and starred as the resident DJ on MTV’s ‘Uncommon Sense’ Show.
Among her numerous accomplishments, she has won the award for best DJ at the NEA in 2015.
She has been featured on publications like Forbes, Vogue, and Financial Times. Cuppy graced the cover of Guardian Life in 2015 in a special issue to celebrate a new generation of African women.
Among her numerous accomplishments, she has won the award for best DJ at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards, NEA, in 2015. She 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 in 2014 and she successfully completed an 8-country tour, Cuppy Takes Africa, which is now a TV show on FOX Africa.
Despite snide comments about her father’s wealth being the reason for her success, Cuppy continues to put in good work and soar high. We salute our woman crush for today, DJ Cuppy, and wish her a happy birthday in advance. Keep shining!