US music and video streaming service, Apple Music, has announced DJ Cuppy, real name, Florence Otedola, as host of its first-ever radio show in Africa.
According to the streaming service, the weekly one-hour show titled ‘Africa Now Radio with Cuppy” would make its debut on Sunday at 9 a.m.
According to the statement on the service’s website, the show will feature a mix of contemporary and traditional, popular African sounds, including genres like Afrobeat, rap, house and kuduro.
The Nigerian DJ and music maker make the news public on her twitter handle.
“The huge news you’ve been waiting for! Proud to announce my new weekly radio show called #AfricaNow on @AppleMusic #CuppyOnAMission,” she wrote.
“I’m the first ever African@AppleMusic@Beats1 radio host? Pinch me! This is for you Africa! Promise to do my people PROUD!#AfricaNow.”
— Cuppy (@cuppymusic) May 28, 2020