In an appreciation post on social media, she felt honoured and dedicated the award to her fans and all African women.
She restated the need for them to keep working hard in order to achieve their dreams in spite of the challenges they face in whichever art they choose.
The 28 year old revealed, via a 30 seconds video post on Twitter says, “Thank you AFRIMA for this prestigious award. Honestly being a female DJ means so much to me. I remember being told that women could not DJ and here I am celebrating for all my African women out there.
I dedicate this award to them and hope this inspires any young girl to follow their dreams and fight the narrative. If Cuppy can do it, you can do it too. And remember women, anything men can do, we can do just as well. ”
Cuppy beat her competitors to emerge winner from an impressive nomination list that include DJ Spinall, Black Coffee from South Africa, DJ Dollar, DJ Lutonda, DJ Andy Josty, DJ Neptune, DJ ECool, DJ Malvado and DJ Moh Spice.
Cuppy’s debut album, `Original Copy`, was released on August 24, 2020 and recently released the visuals of the song Karma, the second official single from the album featuring Ghanaian Singer, Stoneboy.