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Diamond Platnumz Rolls Royce musician from Africa (Video)



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On his social media biography, Diamond Platnumz refers to himself as the ‘Rolls Royce Musician From East Africa’. It’s time he changed it to “from AFRICA”

The Tandale born singer is without doubts the biggest artiste in Africa.

Platnumz’ real name is Nasibu Abdul Juma. However, he prefers calling himself Chibu Dangote.

He was born on October 2nd 1989 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

He grew up in western parts of Tandale with his mother at his grandmother’s house.

Diamond Platnumz and Baba Levo.

His grandmother shared a single room with both Diamond and his mother, and was forced to rent out remaining two rooms to make ends meet.

Chibu Dangote started showing interest in music while in standard five.

His supportive mum bought him albums of different artistes, helped him out in writing lyrics and took him to talent shows hoping his son would be given a platform to showcase his talent.

For the recording of his first song, Diamond stole his mother’s gold ring and sold it to raise studio money. Today he boasts of over 130 songs to his name.

The Wasafi president attended Chakula Bora nursery in 1995, and later joined Tandale Magharibi Primary school from 1996 and completed in 2002.

He was awarded with an honorary degree by the University of Dar es Salaam in November, 2014 for his role in exporting Tanzanian art and culture.

Nobody doubts how wealthy Diamond is.

Diamond and Tanasha grinding to positive vibes only (video)

He is believed to be one of East Africa’s highest earning and paid artiste based on his performances and album sales. In African Great Lakes region, no musician equals him in selling of ringtones by mobile phone companies.

His worth is not yet officially documented, but going by the investments he has made, Diamond is a multi-millionaire.

He ended his 2020 in style dropping a club banger dubbed Waah featuring Rhumba maestro Koffi Olomide.

The song became the first one in Africa to garner over two million views in a record thirteen hours.

The song currently has  37 million views.

The singer has teamed up with Baba Levo and dropped a new song dubbed Shusha

Watch it below.

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