Nasibu Abdul Juma Issack popularly known as Diamond Platnumz/ SIMBA is a Tanzanian bongo Flava artist, actor, dancer, and entrepreneur from Tandale, Dar es Salaam. He is the founder and CEO of the biggest Tanzanian music label WCB Wasafi Record Label, the film production titled Zoom Extra, he also owns TV and a radio station titled Wasafi Tv & Wasafi Fm. Diamond Platnumz is currently the most loved central and East African Artist and role model to many Tanzanian Youth and Bongofleva underground artists.
Currently, Diamond is jointly managed by Sallam Ahmed Sharaff (Sallam SK) a.k.a. Don Mendez, Hamisi Shaban Taletale(Babu Tale), and Saidi Hassan Mlinge (Mkubwa Fella)
Nasibu Abdul Juma attended Chakula Bora Nursery School. Later on, in 1996, he started his primary level education at Tandale Magharibi Primary School. In 2002, commenced his secondary school education for which he was able to complete and graduate in 2006.
Kamwambie released in 2010 with a total of 12 songs
Lala Salama released in 2012 with a total of 10 songs
A Boy from Tandale released in 2018 with a total of 18 songs
Diamond Platnumz awards
On May 3, 2014, the Tanzanian star set a record during the Tanzania Music Awards by winning seven awards including the following.
- Best Male Entertainer: Diamond
- Best Video of the year: “MY NUMBER ONE” Diamond
- Best Song of The Year: “ MY NUMBER ONE” Diamond
- Best Male Artist: Diamond
- Best Afro-pop song: Diamond
- Best “modern-day” music composer: Diamond
Other Diamond Platnumz awards including
Africa Music Video awards 2016– African Video of the Year, Best African Combo Video, Best African Male Video.
- Channel O Music Video Awards 2014 – “Number One” won Most Gifted Newcomer, Most Gifted East, Most Gifted Afro Pop.
- HiPipo Music Awards – in 2015 “Number One” won East Africa Superhit, 2016 “Nana by Diamond Platnumz” won East Africa Superhit, in 2016 “Nana by Diamond Platnumz Ft Mr. Flavour” won East Africa Best Video, in 2017 Diamond Platnumz won Quinquennial Africa Music Vanguard Award, and in 2017 ” Salome by Diamond Platnumz ft Rayvanny” won East Africa Best Video.
- Top Ten Tube Music Awards 2014 – Best Artist East Africa
- The Headies 2014 – African Artiste of the Year
- The Future Africa Awards 2014 – Prize in Entertainment
- Nzumari Awards 2012 – Best Male Artist – Tanzania
- MTV Europe Music Awards/WORLDWIDE ACT AFRICA/INDIA – in 2014 he won the Best African Act, in 2015 he won the Best African Act and the Worldwide act award.
These are just some of the awards that the star has won. In total, The Rolls Royce Musician From Tanzania has won 28 nominations and 22 awards. One of his award-winning tracks is Ukimwona
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