Diamond Platnumz Clocks Over A Billion Views On YouTube


East African Bongo Flava sensation; Diamond Platnumz  makes history by being the first African artist (in the  Sub Saharan region)  to amass over a billion views on YouTube.

The Wasafi Classic record label took to their Instagram to announce the groundbreaking news;

Diamond Platnumz began his YouTube journey 9 years ago and has then since been able to garner a loyal international fan base with a whopping 3.6million subscribers on the platform.

Diamond Platnumz

Diamond Platnumz

The Wasafi Classic Record Label took to their socials to express their gratitude saying;

This Was Not Easy Thing To Achieve. Thanks To The Fans. Congratulations To The Boss @diamondplatnumz on achieving 1 BILLION VIEWS on @YouTube


Kwa Kweli Tunawashukuru Sana Mashabiki Zetu. Nyinyi Ndio Mmefanikisha Hili Tunawaomba Muendelee Kutusupport. Hongera Sana Boss @diamondplatnumz Kwa Kufikisha Views BILLION 1 ndani ya #YouTube

Diamond Platnumz keeps his fans constantly entertained by publishing more than just his songs and videos. The star is also fond of sharing behind the scene footage from his video shoots, thrilling local and international shows as well as other aspects of his life, giving the fans the full 'Platnumz' experience.

Among the most watched videos on his channel include; Yope Remix featuring Innos B, Nana, Inama and African Beauty.

Stream "Yope Remix":


Just recently, Mr Chibu Dangote also got special recognition from Billboard as the number 2 for the top 15 Sub-Saharan African artistes based on Global Views as well as the artiste to emulate to go global on YouTube.


Top 15 Sub-Saharan African Artists

Top 15 Sub-Saharan African Artists


Diamond Platnumz evidently continues to take it a notch higher each time as he continues win over the hearts of billions.

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