Today we are crushing of on a rather young lady who has inspired many around the globe with her zeal, creativity, and ambitions nature. This damsel is one of the most famous female DJs in Nigeria, Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola, better known as DJ Cuppy.

Cuppy was  born into the family of Nigerian billionaire, Femi Odetola and wife, Nana in 1992.

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DJ Cuppy against all odds has shown that even with her father’s wealth there is still dignity in labour.

DJ Cuppy lived in Ilupeju for six years with her family before they moved to Ikeja. She then moved to London for her GCSE’s and A-Levels. She graduated from King’s College London in July 2014 with a degree in Business and Economics.

#WCW: A brief look at the life of legendary DJ Cuppy

The 24-year-old is currently in pursuit of a Master’s Degree in Music Business at New York University.

Cuppy is attached to success and talent that in 2014, she was the resident DJ at the MTV Africa Music Awards in Durban also at the Tatler and Christie’s Art Ball in London, and at the Financial Times Luxury Summit in Mexico City.

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In that same year, she released House of Cuppy, her first compilation mix in both London and Lagos. She then had a launch for House of Cuppy in New York City in September alongside the music management and content production business, Red Velvet Music Group.

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.

#WCW: A brief look at the life of legendary DJ Cuppy
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In March 2015, she was the official DJ for the 2015 Oil Barons Charity in Dubai, and the first African act to have ever performed at the event.  She was featured in the 2015 April/May issue of Forbes Woman Africa.

Presently she is an intern at Jay-Z’s Roc Nation.

Speaking, recently, 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 has three lovely  siblings, Prince, Temi and Christine Olawumi Otedola.

 

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