The Tanzanian superstar Diamond Platinum is a popular musician whose songs have gone beyond and the borders of Tanzania to give him a continental of not global fame. His journey to fame is one that is sad and full of inspiration to those who are trying to make it in the music industry.
Diamond Platinumz’s real name is Naseeb Abdul Juma Isaac. He was born on 2nd of October, 1989. His home town is Tandale in Kinondoni district, Dar-es-salaam in Tanzania. Diamond and his mother, Sanura Kassim, were forces to move in and live with his grandmother when his father left them. They had to live in one room of the three rooms and rent the other two rooms to earn a living.
The Yatapita hitmaker started his early childhood school at Chakula Bora Nursery school in 1995 before moving to Tandale Magharibi where he finished in 2002. However, due to lack of enough money from him, Chibu Dangote, as he calls himself, did not go further with his education.
Diamond is a dancer, a singer , a song writer and he is also a businessman. His love for music started when he was still I’m class five where he would imitate other artists and dance while also try writing his own songs. His mother warned him to stop the music path and focus on his studies first.
After dropping out of school, he started selling clothes. He would write some songs which he used the money from his clothes business to record his songs. He officially made his debut in music in 2006 when he was 18 years his first song was Toka Mwanzo which did not do quite good. His breakthrough song was kamwambie which he released in 2010.
Diamond has hundreds of songs, both single and collaborations and he has remained as the most decorated artist in Africa. He has several awards that he has won and some he was just nominated.
Diamond Platnumz officially became Pepsi Brand Ambassador in East Africa in 2019. In the same year, on September 3rd, he became Brand Ambassador of Parimatch Africa. Diamond was also named the Nice One Brand Ambassador.
He is a father to many children across Africa due to his numerous engagement with various ladies.
- He has a baby boy, Naseeb Juniors with Kenyan socialite and musician Tanasha Dona. The two dated briefly and got the baby and they sparked wedding rumors before ending the relationship.
- Tiffa Dangote – She is Diamond’s first born whom he sired with socialite Zari Hassan
- Nilan – He is another baby he got with Zari Hassan
- Dylan – He is the baby Diamond got with Hamisa Mobetto
Diamond is worth over $7 million. This is in terms if business endorsements and personal assets he owns. He has private jet and collections of cars of high end. He is also the CEO of Wasafi WCB.