The single “Diamond Platnumz” by Tanzanian artist Diamond Platnumz features a verse from American rapper Ben Why.
Tanzanian artist Diamond Platnumz has released a new single titled “Diamond Platnumz” featuring American rapper Ben Why. The track is the first collaboration between the two artists and was released on October 26th, 2019. The song itself is a trap-influenced hip-hop track that contains lyrics about wealth and success, with Ben Why rapping about his desire to get money and live lavishly. The song was released alongside an accompanying music video, which sees Diamond Platnumz surrounded by beautiful women in a luxurious mansion. The music video for “Diamond Platnumz” was directed by Aron Govender and produced by Precious Productions.
Who is Ben Why?
Ben Why is an American rapper from Brooklyn, New York who has been active since 2011. He originally began as a battle rapper but eventually transitioned into recording music professionally. His biggest hit to date came in 2018 with the release of his single “Punchlines” featuring Lil Baby and Hoodrich Pablo Juan, which peaked at number 38 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
What are Diamond Platnumz’s career highlights?
Diamond Platnumz first began making music in 2007 after winning a talent competition in Tanzania called Kilimanjaro Stars of Tomorrow at age 14. He then went on to release his debut studio album Ndani Mwenzo in 2010, which sold over 20,000 copies locally before being certified gold by the Tanzania Music Awards Association (TAMAA). He then released his second studio album titled After the Storm in 2012, which was certified platinum and led to him being nominated for Best East African Act at the 2013 MTV Africa Music Awards.