Biography, worth,life style and songs for DIAMOND PLATNUMZ

Biography, worth,life style and songs for DIAMOND PLATNUMZ 



 Diamond Platnumz is an award-winning Tanzanian singer, songwriter, and dancer who calls himself the Rolls Royce musician. He is the founder, and Managing Director (MD) of WCB Wasafi/Wasafi Media/Zoom Production. Platnumz sings Bongo Flava and Afro-pop music.

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Diamond Platnumz Background

He was born on the 2nd of October 1989 in Tandale Dar es Salaam to Mr and Mrs Juma. His birth name is Nasibu Abdul Juma, and he is a devout Muslim. Diamond Platnumz noticed his interest in music in the year 2000, but his mum insisted he completed his formal education before venturing into the music industry. As a result, he went for his O’levels and graduated in 2006, then told his mum his plans to become a musician.

He was once married to a South African based Ugandan businesswoman – Zari Hassan, with whom he has two children. After their separation, he had another child with Hamisa Mobeto – a model. After which he got into a relationship with Tanasha Donna Oketch – a Kenyan based radio presenter, who is currently pregnant for him

Early Career

His mother was very supportive that she gave him her gold ring to sell so he could pay for his studio sessions, and music productions in 2007. Although the song didn’t sell, Diamond Platnumz didn’t give up, instead, he attributed the failure to lack of professionalism and went on to get better.

While at it, he worked in a fuel station and did other menial jobs to make money. Diamond Platnumz finally got his big break in the Tanzanian music industry in 2009. So in 2013, he decided to learn English so that he could sing in English, so his music would go global.

Asides being a singer, and songwriter, Diamond Platnumz also plays the piano, guitar, and drums. He is currently under the WCB Wasafi record label. Diamond Platnumz is the first African musician to own a television and radio station called Wasafi Tv and Wasafi Radio respectively.

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Diamond Platnumz’s Cars And Houses

Diamond Platnumz has a gold plated house worth millions in Tanzania. As expected, he also has an array of luxurious cars, some of which are a white Rolls Royce Phantom worth over $200,000, a 2014 Hummer H3, 2015 Toyota Land Cruiser Sport Utility Car, and an orange Ferrari.

Albums
  • Lala Salama – 2012
  • A boy from Tandale – 2018

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Diamond Platnumz’s Singles

  • Nataka Kulewa – 2012
  • Kesho – 2012
  • Number One – July 2013
  • Number One Remix (Featuring Davido) – January 2014

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Awards and Nominations of Diamond Platnumz

2010 – 2013

  • Best Upcoming Artist at the Tanzania Music Awards – 2010
  • Kamwambie was awarded as the Best Song at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2010
  • Nominated as the Best New Artist at the MTV Africa Music Awards – 2010
  • Best R and B Song at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2010
  • Diamond Platnumz was nominated as the Best Male Singer at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2011
  • Best Male Artist nominee at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2011
  • Nominated Mbagala for the Best Afro Pop Song Tanzania Artist Awards – 2011
  • Mbagala was nominated for Best Video at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2011

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  • Best Male Artist at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2012
  • He won the Best Song Writer at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2012
  • Nominated as the Best Male Singer Tanzania Artist Awards – 2012
  • Moyo Wangu was named as the Best Music Video at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2012
  • Nominated Moyo Wangu as the Best Song of the year at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2012
  • Best Male Artist in Tanzania at the Nzumari Awards – 2012
  • Afro Pop Song of the Year at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2012
  • Best Male Artist at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2013
  • Diamond Platnumz was named Best Male Singer at Tanzania Artist Awards – 2013

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2014

  • Best Male Artist at the Tanzania Artist Awards
  • Nominated for the Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards/Worldwide Act Africa/India
  • Best Male Writer Tanzania Artist Awards
  • Artist of the Year nominee at the African Muziq Magazine Awards
  • Best Male Entertainer of the Year at the Tanzania Artist Awards
  • Muziki Gani (Nay Wamitego featuring Diamond) won the Best Collaboration Song Tanzania Artist Awards
  • Best International Act nominee at BET Awards
  • Number One won the Best Afro Pop Song at the Tanzania Artist Awards
  • Most Gifted Video of the Year at the Channel O Music Video Awards
  • Best Music Video at the Tanzania Artist Awards
  • Song of the Year at the African Muziq Magazine Awards
  • Best Artist East Africa at the Top Ten YouTube Music Awards

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  • Nominated as the Best Male Artist at the MTV Africa Music Awards
  • Best Video of the Year nominee at the African Muziq Magazine Awards
  • Most Gifted Afro Pop at the Channel O Music Video Awards
  • Diamond (featuring Davido) won the Best Collaboration at the MTV African Music Awards
  • Best Male East Africa at the African Muziq Magazine Awards
  • Most Gifted East at the Channel O Music Video Awards
  • Number One won the Favourite Male Video at the People’s Choice Awards
  • Song of the year at the Tanzania Artist Awards
  • Number One Remix was nominated for Best Collabo at the African Muziq Magazine Awards
  • Most Gifted Newcomer at the Channel O Music Video Awards
  • African Artiste of the Year at the Headies
  • Prize in Entertainment at the Future Africa Awards

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2015

  • Best Male Artist nominee at the Tanzania Artist Awards
  • Nominated as the Best Male Performer Tanzania Artist Awards
  • Songwriter of the Year nominee at the Tanzania Artist Awards
  • Favourite Male Artist nominee at the People’s Choice Awards
  • Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards/Worldwide Act
  • Mdogo Mdogo was nominated as the Afro Pop Song of the Year at the Tanzania Artist Awards
  • Best Collaboration (BumBum Ft Iyanya)  nominee at the MTV African Music Awards
  • Video of the Year at the Tanzania Artist Awards
  • Nitampata Wapi won the Best Zouk/Rhumba Song at the Tanzania Artist Awards

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  • Best Collaboration at the Tanzania Artist Awards
  • Nominated as the Best Male Artist at the MTV Africa Music Awards
  • Best Live Act at the MTV Africa Music Awards
  • East Africa Superhit at the HiPipo Music Awards
  • Worldwide act (Africa/India) at the MTV Europe Music Awards/Worldwide Act

2016 – 2018

  • Nominated as the Best Male Artist at the MTV Africa Music Awards – 2016
  • East Africa Superhit at the HiPipo Music Awards – 2016
  • Best Male Artist East Africa at the African Muzik Magazine Awards – 2016
  • Artist of the year nominee at MTV Africa Music Awards – 2016
  • East Africa Best Video at the HiPipo Music Awards – 2016
  • Best International Act nominee – 2016

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  • African Video of the Year at the WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards – 2016
  • Best African Combo Video at the WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards – 2016
  • Nominated for Best African Performance at the WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards – 2016
  • Best African Male Video at the WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards – 2016
  • Video of the year at the African Muzik Magazine Awards – 2016
  • Artist of The Year at the African Muzik Magazine Awards – 2016
  • Best East African Video at the WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards – 2016
  • Alive featuring Bracket won the Best Inspirational Song at AFRIMMA – 2016

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  • Nana featuring Flavour N’abania was nominated for Best Collaboration at AFRIMMA – 2016
  • Best Dance Video nominee at AFRIMMA – 2016
  • Nitampata Wapi won the Song of the Year at AFRIMMA – 2016     
  • Quinquennial Africa Music Vanguard Award at the HiPipo Music Awards – 2017
  • Salome by Diamond Platnumz ft Rayvanny won the East Africa Best Video at the HiPipo Music Awards – 2017
  • Marry You won the Africa Song of the Year at the HiPipo Music Awards – 2018
  • Eneka won the East Africa Best Video at the HiPipo Music Awards – 2018

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Endorsements Of Diamond Platnumz

  • Diamond Platnumz is an Ambassador of Pepsi Tanzania
  • Ambassador of Air Tanzania
  • He is an ambassador of Luc Belaire Wine France
  • Malaria no More Ambassador (Tanzania)
  • Coca Cola Brand Ambassador (Tanzania)
  • Brand Ambassador of Dstv Decoder

Quotes Of Diamond Platnumz

“The love that money can’t afford to buy, it comes naturally from God’s blessings.”

“If your mother and woman love each other so much, be grateful, and love them to the most, because it’s too rare to find.”

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“It’s not about being loved, it’s to love back who loves me. That’s my happiness.”

“Work hard, and stay humble.”

“I don’t want to be the next Bruce Lee, I don’t want to be the Next Jackie Chan, I want to be the first Diamond.”

“If your dreams don’t scare you, then they aren’t big enough…”

“I always believe that everything is possible. Just to inspire my fellow African youths that IF WE BELIEVE, WE CAN!!!”

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Diamond Platnumz Net Worth

According to austinemedia.com, Diamon Platnumz’s net worth is estimated at $6million.

Life Lessons From Diamond Platnumz

  • Do not ever give up on your dreams, keep working hard, and you would make it.
  • It is never a crime to dream big; dream big and set your heart to achieve your dreams.
  • Your background doesn’t determine your success; you determine your success.

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