He was born on October 2, 1989, in Tanzania, and is better known by his stage name Diamond Platnumz. He is a Bongo Flava recording artist, dancer, philanthropist, and businessman of Ha origin who is also known as Diamond Platnumz. He was born and reared in Tandale, a suburb of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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He is the creator and CEO of several companies, including the WCB Wasafi Record Label, Zoom Extra, Wasafi Bet, and Wasafi Media, among others. In East and Central Africa, diamond has become something of a cult object.

He made history by being the first African-based musician to amass a total of 900 million YouTube views in a single year.

In 2017, following his agreement with Universal Music, Platnumz released his third studio album, A Boy from Tandale, which was a critical and commercial success (2018). In 2021, Diamond and his record company WCB Wasafi engaged in a 360-degree partnership with Warner Music Group, which will last for the next five years.

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