Popular Tanzanian musician, Diamond Platnumz has disclosed that he nearly went broke after starring prominent Nigerian singer, Davido on his song in 2014.
Platnumz who starred Davido on the remix of his hit track “Number One”, in a limited chat with Nairobi News remembered how the collabo nearly rendered him broke.
The singer said, he squandered ten times additional than what he used to pay in his earlier music projects in the collabo with the DMW boss.
Diamond revealed that the money was extremely much for him that he remembered to reach various banks for loans to permit him fund the video projection for “Number One” remix.
The Tanzanian song celebrity, regardless remarked that although he paid a lot on the program and almost left broke, that the collabo with Davido unlocked numerous doors for him.
He also disclosed that the collabo created path for larger opportunities and a modern demand which gave him the money to jump-start his brand WCB.
Read what he said below;
“Before doing the first video version of Number One at Ogopa Djs in Nairobi, my video cost used to be about KSh 326, 000 per video. With Number One, I went ten times higher and spent KSh 3.3 million or thereabout to fly Ogopa Djs video crew to Cape Town, South Africa, and shoot my video. The outcome was amazing, and that gave me the green light to approach Davido for a remix.
“I took loans from Tanzania banks to finance my video and collaboration with Davido in Lagos because I had to travel there with my crew”.