Tanzanian celebrity Diamond Platnumz revealed that he virtually went bankrupt after collaborating with Davido, the Nigerian music star.
Arguably, Diamond Platnumz is East Africa’s largest identify when it comes to music. However the singer needed to beat the west too, therefore his collaboration with Davido.
Diamond Platnumz, nevertheless, needed to pay the grand prize, as he spent greater than 20 occasions his regular funds for Davido’s collaboration.
Talking in an interview, Diamond Platnumz mentioned; “Earlier than making the primary video model of Quantity One at Ogopa Djs in Nairobi, my video price was round KSh 326,000 per video. With Quantity One, I went ten occasions taller and spent KSh 3.Three million or so to get the Ogopa Djs video crew to Cape City, South Africa, and file my video. The end result was unbelievable, and it gave me the inexperienced gentle to strategy Davido for a remix, ”mentioned Diamond.
Because of the excessive funds, Diamond Platnumz reveals that he needed to borrow from banks in Tanzania to finance the collaboration video that was filmed in Lagos.
“I took loans from banks in Tanzania to finance my video and collaboration with Davido in Lagos as a result of I needed to journey there with my crew,” added Diamond.
Diamond Platnumz, nevertheless, made it clear that he didn’t remorse the collaboration, because it paved the best way for him internationally.
Recall Diamond Platnumz joined Davido for remix primary in January 2014 and, to date, the video has accrued over 43 million views on YouTube.