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Published on August 12th, 2020 | by Guest Editor

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Cuppy Drops Official Video For ‘Jollof On The Jet’ With Rema & Rayvanny

Cuppy has unveiled the official video for latest single ‘Jollof On The Jet’, out 7th August. The single has seen huge success with a Top 5 on Triller Billboard in less than a month of release and charted in over 15 countries. The Nigerian artist also reveals the tracklist and release date for hotly anticipated debut album Original Copy, out 21st August.

The psychedelic official video – brought to life by renowned visual artist and director Jimmy Turrel – places Cuppy centre stage amidst trippy visuals, vibrant colour schemes and fellow ‘Jollof On The Jet’ contributors Rema and Rayvanny – a perfect visual accompaniment to the track’s bright, sunkissed vibes.

 “For the Jollof on the Jet video, my label Platoon loved the song and were adamant on creating a visual that stimulated and inspired people to get in this world and have an imaginative experience.” Cuppy explains. “Jollof on the Jet is a song that is a breath of fresh air and also picks on you know the pride of Africa through our food and through our music and I couldn’t be more proud of this video.”

 She continues: “With the help of animator Jimmy Turrel, myself, Rema and RAYVANNY managed to make the video happen during the pandemic without even being in the same country – it turned out really well and is definitely a colorful journey with a lot of spice!”

Cuppy has also dropped the tracklist for forthcoming album Original Copy, with the twelve-track release featuring collaborations with the likes of Julian Marley, Wylef Jean, Stonebwoy, Ms Banks, Darkoo and many more (full tracklist below). Out 21st August, the album sees Cuppy take the vocal reins on themes that range from independence to love lost and African pride over a trap-meets-afrobeats sonic bed that she describes as ‘neo-afrobeats’.

DJ, producer, philanthropist and Apple Music Radio host, Cuppy has quickly risen through the ranks to become a supreme lead role as a global pan-African tastemaker. With her loveable personality and undeniable hard work ethic she’s embarked on a number of projects, including her Cuppy Takes Africa Tour which was filmed and a documentary series of the same name aired on Fox Life. Most recently, she collaborated with Zlatan on ‘Gelato’ and was called in for remix duty on Megan The Stallion’s ‘Fkn Around’.

One of the most exciting artists to emerge from the flourishing Afrobeats scene in recent years, Original Copy is poised to propel Cuppy to the A-leagues.

Full tracklist:

  1. Epe ft Efya
  2. Jollof on the Jet ft Rema & Ray Vanny
  3. Wale ft Wyclef
  4. Feel Good ft. Fireboy
  5. Cold Heart Killer ft Darkoo
  6. Original Copy *Interlude*
  7. Karma ft Stonebwoy
  8. Litty Lit ft Teni
  9. 54 ft Sir Shina Peters & Julian Marley
  10. Guilty Pleasure ft Nonso Amadi
  11. P.O.Y. ft Ycee & Ms Banks
  12. Labalaba ft Seyi Shay

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