Her follower had tweeted;
I need a DJ Cuppy in my life
Reacting to his wish, DJ Cuppy tweeted;
No, you need Jesus Even DJ Cuppy needs Jesus.
DJ Cuppy born Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola, is a musician and entrepreneur. She was born in Lagos, Nigeria in 1992. She lived in Ilupeju for six years before moving to Ikeja.
She then moved to London for her GCSE’s and A-Levels. Cuppy graduated from King’s College London in July 2014 with a degree in Business and Economics. She also graduated from New York University having completed her Master’s Degree in Music Business, and now lives in London.
Cuppy’s musical endeavors began at a young age. By the time she turned 18, whilst attaining a BSc Economics at Kings College London, she was already producing her own tracks and DJing around the world. To this date, Cuppy’s DJ skills have taken her to over 25 countries and she continues to fill dance floors across the globe.
In 2014, Cuppy released her first compilation House of Cuppy, which saw her pioneer a fresh new sound she dubbed “Neo-Afrobeats” -an electric blend of Tropical House and Afrobeats music. The compilation was launched successfully in London, New York and Lagos, and the following year was succeeded by an 8-country tour, Cuppy Takes Africa, now a TV show on FOX.
Having been featured by the likes of Forbes, Vogue, and the Financial Times, Cuppy has worked with some of the biggest and most exciting international organizations. Jumpstarting her US invasion in 2015 with an internship at Roc Nation, she performed at SXSW Festival and starred as the resident DJ on MTV’s ‘Uncommon Sense’ Show; all whilst attaining a Masters in Music at New York University.