Founder, Wasafi Classic Baby (WCB) Diamond Platnumz has become the most followed artiste on Instagram in the whole of East Africa after clocking 13.8 million followers.
Diamond makes history as most followed artiste in East Africa (Photo)
In the past few years, the Bongo flava artiste who prefers calling himself 'Chibu Dangote' has been setting and breaking his own records as far as the music industry in concerned. Just the other day, he was ranked number one in Sub-Saharan Africa for having many YouTube subscribers, as he currently stands at 6.03 Million.
1 Billion Views
In June 2020, the Waah hit maker made history by becoming the first artiste in Sub-Saharan Africa to garner over 1 Billion views on his YouTube Channel since it was started back in 2011. Currently, his views stand at 1,632,648,157 views and Counting.
The Sikomi hit-maker is one of the big artistes in Africa known for his outstanding and exceptional work that has gained him recognition internationally and everything he touches turns out to be gold.
In July 2020, the WCB CEO achieved yet another Milestone after after a song he was featured in by Congo’s Innoss’B “Yope Remix” became the first song in East Africa to clock over 175 million views.
On June 1, 2020, Platnumz also got a rare recognition from Billboard on how to go global on YouTube.
Billboard- one of the biggest entertainment media brands in America featured Platnumz in one of their publications, telling Western artistes to emulate the Tanzanian singer if they want to go global on YouTube.
They also ranked him number 2 on the list of top 15 Sub-Saharan African artistes based on Global Views Billboard.
In December, 2020 Diamond and Rhumba Maestro Koffi Olomide’s collabo “WAAAH” set a new record in the Entertainment Industry after garnering over 1 million views in 8 hours and 2 million views in 13 hours on YouTube.
Platnumz released his debut album (Kamwambie) in 2010, with a total of 12 songs. In 2012 he dropped his second album dubbed Lala Salama that had a total of 10 songs. On 14 March 2018, he launched his third album called A Boy From Tandale in Nairobi, Kenya, with a total of 18 songs.
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