British Airways partners with DJ Cuppy to entertain passengers
By Oluwaseyi Lawal
Renowned Nigerian DJ, Florence Otedola, also known as DJ Cuppy, has disclosed a collaboration with British Airways. The gelato singer and music producer announced a flight playlist named ‘Booming Beats”, featuring her music and mixes for passengers to listen to during any British Airways flight.
DJ Cuppy publicly announced the airline partnership on her official social media platforms on Monday, November 13.
Taking to her social media pages and he sharing some photos of the device containing her mixtape and music, she wrote; “Excited to share that I’ve teamed up with @British_Airways, I’m bringing BOOMING BEATS to flyers in the sky!!!! Anyone travelling LONG HAUL can listen to my exclusive playlist, so check it out! #CuppyDat #ToCuppyThisTune”
Announcing the partnership on the official British Airways page, the airline expressed, “British Airways is bringing Nigerian-born musician, Cuppy’s Afrobeats to flyers, with an exclusive playlist available onboard from November 1. Londoner, Cuppy, whose DJ skills have taken her to over 30 countries across the globe, has curated her top tracks for the airline’s inflight entertainment system.
“To celebrate the increase in the number of flights between Africa and London with the launch of British Airways’ new route from Accra to London Gatwick – in addition to its daily services to London Heathrow -Cuppy has created a playlist that transports travelers to a far-away paradise before their flight has even touched down.”
While British Airways’ Chief Customer Officer, Calum Laming, said, “Enjoying the latest music, films and boxsets is one of the things our customers most look forward to when they fly with us, so we’re really pleased to partner with Cuppy and bring more exclusive mixes to flyers’ fingertips. This year we’ve doubled the entertainment content available on board and music lovers can settle in and enjoy curated playlists and popular podcasts from every genre.”