When super star diva Beyonce sang the hit
“.. who runs the world..Girls”, she was in fact referring to Alpha
females like Florence Ifeoluwa “DJ Cuppy” Otedola.
The kind of females who are determined to
dare the world by charting their own courses in life-and pursuing them with
vigor to outstanding success.
DJ Cuppy, the lady with an infectious smile
who is a bundle of humility, beauty and brains is the daughter of billionaire
businessman and Chairman of Forte Oil, Mr. Femi Otedola but her upscale and privilege
parentage did not deter her from making music business and entertainment her
The graduate of Business Management from the
prestigious King’s College, University of London who is now at the New York
University for her Masters was the cynosure of all eyes when her proud parents,
Femi and Nana Otedola, hosted a superb event to celebrate her 21st birthday,
graduation and the official launch of her compilation mixtape, House of Cuppy
at the 5-star Oriental Mandarin in Knightsbridge, London.
It was no surprise that her parents who also
invited some of their friends, attended the Marie Antoinette-themed ceremony at
the iconic venue which exudes English elegance and sumptous style. According to
DJ Cuppy, who insists she has got the entrepreneurial spirit of her dad, both
her parents have always been so supportive.
” What stops young people from
following their passion is the lack of support, not necessarily financial
support. My parents pushed me to be a better version of me, I am not trying to
become someone else but just being myself . I am blessed to have parents that
support me in what I do, they pushed and challenged me”
DJ Cuppy who personally welcomed
many of her family members and friends who came to celebrate these milestones
in her life was in her elements; chatting and joking with glee.
The lady who recently floated the
Velvet Music Group is happy to tell everyone that she is having the time of her
life because she is doing a job that she loves, and she is optimistic that with
her education and exposure, she will be able to add value to the African music
scene as well as give international exposure to African artistes.
DJ Cuppy, a Nigerian Tourism
Ambassador who was the official disc Jockey for the MTV Africa Awards 2014
started Disc Jokeying at the age of 16. And she has played at major cities and
top events in different parts of the world, rubbing shoulders with the world’s
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