DJ Cuppy lànds deal with Apple Music
Florence Ifeoluwa, daughter of billionaire, Femi Otedola, has landed one-of-a-kind deal with Apple Music as the music platform launches its first radio show in Africa.
Popularly called DJ Cuppy, the 27-year-old announced the deal in a post on Instagram where she wrote:
“Proud to announce my NEW weekly RADIO SHOW called #AfricaNow on @AppleMusic This is for YOU Africa! 🌍💥🎵 Promise to do my people proud!”
“Africa Now Radio with Cuppy” which debuts Sunday will feature a mix of contemporary and traditional popular African sounds, including genres like Afrobeat, rap, house, kuduro and more.The weekly one-hour show will be hosted at 3 pm.
In the show, Cuppy will be bringing the world to Africa.Besides DJing all genres of African music, the show will see Cuppy entertaining the listeners with interviews from artists across the continent and even beyond.
The show represents a journey from West to East and North to South, but importantly a narrative of Africa then to Africa now.
African music and artists have found success outside of the continent and onto the pop charts in both the U.S. and U.K. in recent years.