Diamond Platnumz and Koffi Olomide Continue to Forge Strong Musical Bonds with Hit Collaborations.
In just a matter of hours, ‘Achii,’ the latest track from Diamond Platnumz and Koffi Olomide, has nearly reached an astounding 1 million streams on YouTube.
The musical realms of Tanzanian Bongo Flava and Congolese soukous have converged in the form of a powerful collaboration between Diamond Platnumz and Koffi Olomide.
The dynamic duo has joined forces on two impactful tracks so far.
Their initial collaboration, “Waah!” (2020), struck a chord with audiences, amassing an impressive 140 Million views on YouTube.
The song seamlessly blended the distinctive sounds of Bongo Flava and Soukous, an infusion that was beautifully enhanced by the harmonious interplay of the two artists’ vocals.
The momentum of their partnership continues with their latest joint effort, ‘Achii’, which, shortly after its release, has already achieved a remarkable feat with 1 million streams on YouTube – in just a few hours.
Koffi Olomide, born on July 13, 1956, is a celebrated Congolese soukous singer, dancer, producer, and composer.
Notably, he stands as the creative mind behind Quartier Latin International, a collective that boasts illustrious names like Fally Ipupa and Ferré Gola.
Olomide’s musical journey commenced in 1977, catapulting him to the status of one of Congo’s most revered artists.
His fame transcended borders, propelling him to international acclaim in the 1980s and 1990s.
Diamond Platnumz, known as Nasibu Abdul Juma Issack, was born on October 2, 1989, in Tanzania.
Beyond his Bongo Flava prowess, he is recognized as a recording artist, dancer, actor, philanthropist, and entrepreneur.
Notably, Diamond Platnumz stands at the helm of WCB Wasafi Record Label, Wasafi Bet, and Wasafi Media.
His musical magnetism reverberates throughout East and Central Africa, a feat underscored by his historic achievement as the first Africa-based artist to breach the 900 million views mark on YouTube.
Moreover, he ventured into the world of reality television, becoming a prominent figure in the Netflix original series “Young Famous and African.”