Cuppy born Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola is a Nigerian disc jockey, singer, producer and philanthropist. She was born on the 11th of November, 1992 in Lagos Nigeria.
She is the daughter of Nigerian businessman Femi Otedola.
She is the first ever African to host a radio show on Apple Music.
Cuppy has performed for diverse crowds both locally and internationally.
Let’s look at her biography below.
DJ Cuppy Real Name
She was born Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola but she goes by the stage name cuppy. The alias was derived from her love for cupcakes specifically the red velvets. Her record label is called the Red Velvet Music Group.
DJ Cuppy Age
She was born on the 11th of November, 1992 in Lagos Nigeria. She is currently 28 years of age.
DJ Cuppy Hometown
She was born on the 11th of November, 1992 in Lagos Nigeria
DJ Cuppy Parents
She is the daughter of Nigerian business tycoon Femi Otedola and Nana Otedola.
DJ Cuppy Early Life and Education
She attended Grange School in Ikeja, Lagos. She then relocated 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 also earned a master’s degree in music business from New York University in 2015.
DJ Cuppy Career
In 2014, she was the resident DJ at the MTV Africa Music Awards in Durban. She also played at the Tatler and Christie’s Art Ball in London, and at the Financial Times Luxury Summit in Mexico City.
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.
DJ Cuppy Philanthropy
In July 2018, Cuppy launched the Cuppy Foundation. In November 2019, the foundation organized the Gold Gala and raised over N5bn for the Save the Children initiative. Nigerian business Dangote and her father donated to the cause.
DJ Cuppy Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
She goes by the handle @cuppymusic on Instagram, @cuppymusic on Twitter and Cuppy on Facebook.
DJ Cuppy Latest Songs
DJ Cuppy has released a number of hit tunes that have won the hearts of music lovers. Among them is the banger, Gelato, Abena, Werk, Currency among many others. You can listen and download DJ Cuppy’s music here.