Dj Cuppy Set To Do Her Masters, As She Gets Nod From Oxford University

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Edwin Eriye

Nigerian entertainer, disk jockey, Florence Otedola popularly known as DJ Cuppy, has gotten a nod from Oxford University for her to commence her masters in the United Kingdom school.

Cuppy made this known while in a video call with her parents, Femi and Nana Otedola.


– Educational Background –

Cuppy lived in Ilupeju for six years before moving to Ikeja where she attended Grange School, Ikeja.

She then relocated to London for her GCSEs and A-Levels, she graduated from King’s College, London in July 2014, with a degree in business and economics.

The Galeto crooner also earned a master’s degree in music business from New York University in 2015.

– Career –

In 2014 Cuppy was the resident DJ at the MTV Africa Music Awards in Durban. She then played at the Tatler and Christie’s Art Ball in London, and at the Financial Times Luxury Summit in Mexico City.

In July 2014, she released “House of Cuppy” as her first compilation mix in London and Lagos,before launching it in New York on September 2, 2014.

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.

The billionaire’s child was also 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, and In February 2021, she partnered with Apple Music to launch the first radio show in Africa.



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