Popular Nigerian Disc Jockey, DJ Cuppy has explained the driving force and mindset behind her venturing into charity.
The wealthy heiress and Oxford student was a guest on the talk show, “How we Hustle with Yianni” where she shared the motivation for her philanthropic works.
According to her, due to the realization that she is from a privileged and wealthy background, she feels the need to give back to society.
She claims that she doesn’t see her philanthropic deed as a big deal because to whom much is given, much is expected.
She acknowledged the fact that her father’s position in life gave her an edge and for that reason, she always sees the need to helo in any way she can.
In her words;
“Before I used to very uncomfortable talking about it, but like there is no doubt whatsoever, I have grown up privilege.
I have had more than most people but then that’s why I have to do more than most people. Unto whom much is give, much is expected.
So when I do so much charity work, people are like ‘omg Cuppy’, and am I like duh, like, I am here because someone helped me, so who am I not to help other people. And I think that’s really important.
That always kind of like starts a debate because you know I have a lot of friends. Nigerians you know, we have a lot of wealthy families and entrepreneurs and some of them are doing notin’…”
— Cuppy (@cuppymusic) May 19, 2022