Renowned Nigerian Disc Jockey, Florence Otedola, popularly known as DJ Cuppy, has joined forces with British Airways to introduce Afrobeats to travelers by curating exclusive playlists, available from November 1.
The Chief Customer Officer of British Airways, Calum Laming, made the announcement, stating that DJ Cuppy has curated her favorite tracks for the airline’s inflight entertainment system.
This collaboration celebrates the increase in flights between Africa and London, coinciding with the launch of British Airways’ new route from Accra to London Gatwick, in addition to their daily services to London Heathrow.
Laming explained, “Customers across British Airways’ entire long-haul network will be able to enjoy tracks including ‘Jollof On The Jet’ and ‘Feel Good,’ blending spicy African beats with hip hop and reggae.”
DJ Cuppy a globally-traveled artist, who has performed in over 30 countries, expressed her excitement about partnering with British Airways to create the inaugural Afrobeats playlist.
“I’m pleased to add this exclusive mix to their extensive music collection and hope customers sit back, plug in their headphones, and turn up the volume!” DJ Cuppy said.
She acknowledged the power of music to transport people to different parts of the world and expressed her eagerness to bring uplifting and positive vibes to passengers through the playlist.