DJ Cuppy: From Turntables to Buckingham Palace


DJ Cuppy, new King’s Trust International Ambassador for King Charles III, celebrated her appointment at Buckingham Palace. The organization, founded in 2015, focuses on youth unemployment globally, aligning with SDGs. Cuppy’s role signifies African youth’s influence in global initiatives

In an era where young African voices are making waves on the global stage, Nigerian disc jockey, Florence Otedola, popularly known as DJ Cuppy, has achieved another milestone. Recently appointed as an ambassador for King’s Trust International by British monarch King Charles III, DJ Cuppy’s appointment was celebrated during a reception at Buckingham Palace in honor of The King’s Trust Awards 2024.

An Honor Beyond Music

Reacting to her new role, DJ Cuppy took to her social media, sharing a picture with King Charles III. She wrote,

Honoured to have been invited for a special reception with His Majesty the King, at Buckingham Palace. I am so proud to be a @KingsTrustInt Ambassador.”

Her billionaire businessman father, Femi Otedola, echoed her pride, posting a congratulatory message on Instagram.

“Our CuppyMusic is going places! His Majesty King Charles III invited Ms Cuppy to Buckingham Palace, and she represented us brilliantly. Congratulations on your new role as a King’s Trust International Ambassador,”

he wrote, encapsulating the pride and joy felt by many Nigerians.

The King’s Trust International

Founded by King Charles III, King’s Trust International addresses the pressing issue of youth unemployment on a global scale. Since its inception in 2015, the organization has been steadfast in its mission to empower young people. The trust emphasizes the importance of quality education and decent work, aligning with the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Operating in 20 countries across Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and Europe, King’s Trust International is committed to amplifying young voices and integrating their needs into the design and execution of its programs. This international reach and dedication to youth empowerment make DJ Cuppy’s appointment a strategic and inspiring choice.

A Beacon of Change

DJ Cuppy’s new role is more than just an accolade; it represents the growing influence of young African leaders in global conversations about development and change. Her appointment signifies a bridge between Nigerian talent and global initiatives aimed at creating a better future for youth worldwide.

As BlaccTheddi Post continues to champion stories of progress and authenticity, DJ Cuppy’s journey from the turntables to Buckingham Palace stands as a testament to the potential of young Africans to drive meaningful change. In her own words, the honor bestowed upon her reflects not just a personal achievement but a collective step forward for Nigerian and African youth.


In a world where the narrative is often skewed, stories like DJ Cuppy’s remind us of the power of ambition and the importance of representation. As we celebrate her success, we also acknowledge the vital role organizations like King’s Trust International play in shaping a future where young people can thrive.

For more inspiring stories and insights on African progress and potential, stay tuned to BlaccTheddi Post. Our mission remains clear: to highlight Africa’s important stories, understand its truths, and inspire action for a brighter future.


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