We expected the video and it’s way past fans expectations. Cuppy’s is sure pulling the genre into her orbit.
Oh I said Cuppy? No I meant Dj Cuppy. No, Cuppy. No, Cupcake, Copy that – A name she got from friends at gigs. she recounts
’25 sitting on 25 mill’ – Cuppy tweeted
Few months after her debut single ‘Green Light’ featuring dancing afro-pop and award wining artist ‘Tekno’, the former Roc-Nation intern isn’t slowing down any time soon and this song featuring Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie counts and could be a sign of how competitiveness Cuppy brings to the music arena – She has the melody! A Song produced by GospelOnDabeat with visual direction by Sesan.
From the disc-Jockeys, humanitarian works and to the stage it’s obvious she wants be known and mention for her works prior or without need to talk about her being a billionaire daughter. Its is evident and one can’t overlook the undeniable influence that Cuppy will have on the African music scene but its obvious she is going for the world and if she’s ready? Yes – VYBE show a music language far from the product of a media hype.
From her account, It wasn’t all smooth career wailing for the international dj as she was often criticized in the past for playing afro-inclined tunes in her playlist.
She isn’t the first Pepsi ambassador in Nigeria but you can see that Cuppy develops a complex, cohesive, evolving aesthetic language, a style of both music and marketing. Her emergence is a paradigm shift that marked the arrival of a new generation, a sea change in the Afro music sound.