The East Africa’s musical giant and businessman Naseeb Abdul Juma, best known by his stage name Diamond Platnumz is here with a brand new joint dubbed Achii featuring the Congolese musical legend Koffi Olomide.
Listen to Diamond Platnumz – Achii (Audio) Ft. Koffi Olomide
Get to know Diamond Platnumz
Nasibu Abdul Juma Issack, aka Diamond Platnumz, is one of Africa’s most talented and rich artists. His fame started in 2010 after he released his debut album dubbed Kamwambie. The champion of Bongo Flava music in Tanzania since then has been successful in releasing smash and trending hits such as Tetema, Inama, Marry You, Jeje, and most recently Waah. He owns a huge music studio and many properties worth millions of dollars that you have to know about. With his success, wealth and other virtues, how rich do you think Diamond Platnumz is?
Without any doubt, Diamond is the favorite to many. Apart from being talented, he is a musician who respects his and loves his work. For this reason alone, he has been able to achieve success that he did not expect in previous years. Maybe this helps us to explain why he is the richest musician in Tanzania.
Diamond Platnumz wealth
How rich is Diamond Platnumz? Many of his fans ask every this question every minute of everyday. The Bongo Flava star’s wealth is measured on his work, lifestyle, assets and investments. In 2014, Diamond Platnumz’s net worth was estimated to be worth US$4 million.
As a result, the amount of wealth has been expanding based on the various projects he is working on. He has never mentioned the amount of his wealth but some people say it may be $7 million. Here are some of his sources of wealth, business, houses and cars. According to Forbes magazine in the United States, Diamond Platinumz leads the list of the richest artists in East Africa and said his wealth is 4.5 million dollars, which is more than 10 billion Tanzanian Shilling.
Music is his main source of income. He started singing in 2007 but became popular in 2010. His music has been doing well in East Africa and Africa in general. He has been leading music charts and playlists such as Tanzania Top 100, Botswana iTunes Top Songs, Boomplay Chart’s Top 100 Cameroon, and Top 100 Rwanda.
Like few big name musicians, he has performed his music on stages in many countries around the world. For example, he has performed on stage in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Africa, Canada, America, and Europe. Some of his music tours that he had scheduled for 2020 were postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Over the years, Diamond Platinumz has been working with fellow musicians from different parts of the world and producing some of the best songs. For example, the song Inama featuring Fally Ipupa and Waah featuring Koffi Olomide. The two collaborations were very successful in terms of YouTube reception, downloads, and radio airplay.
Usually, he charge a lot of money to perform a show. According to a screenshot recently shared on social media, the artist charged between $100 (for regular ) and $1000 (VIP patrons) for an event in South Sudan.
He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Wasafi Classic Baby. This is a full-service recording studio and management, music, publishing, and entertainment company. Since its inception, the record label has signed several Tanzanian star artists. Some of them are Mbosso, Lava Lava, Zuchu, Queen Darleen, and Rayvanny. The company also owns a radio station and a television station which are Wasafi FM and Wasafi TV.
In 2017, he launched a perfume called Chibu Perfume. It took years for the legend to create a perfume that he believed his fans deserved. Currently, the perfume is available in many stores across Africa and other continents. He joins the list of celebrities who have created perfumes with names like Rihanna, Leonardo DiCaprio, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Antonio Banderas. Apart from that, he has a barber shop and a fashion clothing store.
The Tanzanian artist has many fans on social networks. He has been using his influence to earn extra income by working with famous corporate brands. For example, he has been a Pepsi ambassador since 2019. He said the following on Instagram when he signed the deal, AM SO PROUD TO TELL YOU THAT I AM NOW OFFICIAL @pepsi_tz BRAND AMBASSADOR….I am also happy to introduce you to the new bottle of @pepsi_tz called THE BIG ONE With a volume of 500 ml which is available for only 600 shillings.
He is also known for being the ambassador of the following products from Tanzania: Coral paints Nice One – Laundry soap, Belaire, Parimatch Tanzania.
Diamond Platnumz houses
Diamond, owns expensive houses in Tanzania and other parts of the continent. One of his houses in Tanzania allegedly cost him KSh. 70 million. The house is reported to have parts covered in gold. He also owns houses in Kenya, South Africa, and Rwanda. News of Diamond Platnumz’s house in Kenya surfaced on the internet in 2017. There was speculation that he wanted to move to Kenya after buying a house in Nairobi. Also, he bought Tanasha Donna, who was his fiancee, another house in Kenya.
The bongo star has three houses in South Africa. He once showed his house on Instagram. Before they broke up with Zari, they used to live in that house. The actual cost of Diamond Platnumz’s house in South Africa is unknown, but it is definitely expensive. There were rumors earlier that the star had bought another house in Rwanda. The rumor started in 2018. This was after Diamond Platinumz asked his fans through social networks, to help him find a good property in the country.
Diamond Platnumz cars
The award-winning musician is known for his love of luxury cars. And from time to time he buys more and has filled his garage. The self-proclaimed “Rolls Royce Musician from Africa” boasts several luxury cars that you might want to know about.
Here is a list of some of those vehicles: Toyota Land Cruiser SUVs BMW X series Rolls Royce Phantom 2014 Hummer H3 Orange Ferrari Toyota Land Cruiser Sport Utility Vehicle.