#WomanCrushWednesday: DJ Cuppy

By Bisola Bello

DJ CuppyNigerian music producer and disk jockey, Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola, popularly known as DJ Cuppy, is the daughter of Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola.

Her charity work and beautiful personality combine with her music skills to make the 23-year-old.

Being the daughter of one of the most influential men in Africa also helps.

The King’s College London graduate is currently enrolled at New York University for a Master’s Degree in Music Business.

She began her career as a DJ at 16 in London, buying second-hand equipment and playing in clubs.

In 2014, she was the resident DJ at the MTV Africa Music Awards in Durban, South Africa. Later that year, she released House of Cuppy, her first compilation mix in both London and Lagos.

In January 2015, she featured on the cover of the Guardian Life magazine alongside Yemi Alade, Fade Ogunro, Stephanie Coker, Yagazie Emezi and Ronke Bamisedun.

She was also featured in the 2015 April/May issue of Forbes Woman Africa.

The entrepreneur recently rounded off a month-long performance and charity tour across the continent in a project tagged Cuppy Takes Africa.

She made her debut as a contributing writer for Forbes Woman Africa with the article ‘Who will be the next Fela Kuti’ in August 2015.