- Popular Nigerian disk jockey, DJ Cuppy, recently attained a new height in her career
- The 28-year-old bagged the Best African DJ title at the recently held AFRIMMA Awards
- Cuppy revealed that she was the first woman to win the award and she used the opportunity to motivate her female fans
Nigerian music star, Florence Otedola aka DJ Cuppy, recently took to social media to celebrate after winning the Best African DJ title at the AFRIMMA Awards.
In a post shared on Twitter, the disk jockey thanked the organisers of the event and revealed to her fans that she was the first woman to win the award and added that she was truly honoured. She also promised to continue to make moves in her industry.
Speaking in the video, Cuppy used the opportunity to motivate her female fans. The 28-year-old said that she remembered being told that women could not DJ and added that being a female DJ meant so much to her.
Cuppy said that she was celebrating for all African women as she dedicated the award to them. She continued that anything men could do, women could do just as well.
Cuppy hoped that her win would inspire young women out there to follow their dreams and fight the narrative.
“Best African DJ” 2020 @Afrimma Awards... As the first woman to win this award, I am truly HONOURED and will continue to disrupt my industry; this one is for YOU my Cupcakes!”
See the video below:
Congrats to her.
In other related news, Legit.ng had earlier reported on other Nigerian stars who bagged AFRIMMA awards.
Singer Rema recently won the award as the 2020 Best Male West Africa at the African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA).
Other Nigerian artistes also won big at the award ceremony. Out of 27 categories, Nigerians won in nine places.
Singer Simi won the best female act, Mercy Chinwo won the best gospel act, Flavour won the best live act, TG Omori won the best video director, and musician Cuppy won the best DJ in Africa.
Pocolee won the best African dancer, while Burna Boy won two awards for crossing boundaries and his collaboration of Jerusalema song with Master KG ft Nomcebo Zikode.
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