Naseeb Abdul Juma, a Tanzanian music star, popularly known as Diamond Platnumz, arrived in Kigali Thursday night of 29th June 2017 and briefed media on his upcoming concert where he promised to give his musical best. The singer who arrived with an entourage of more than ten people among who is his manager, will stage what is expected to be a mega show dubbed Fiesta Rwanda on 2nd July at Golden Tulip Hotel in Nyamata, Bugesera.
Diamond who first went to to Goma on the 30th will come back tomorrow to prepare for his performance. The ordinary entry ticket will cost Rwf10000 and Rwf 25000 for VIPs. He will feature other time-honoured artistes including American singer Morgan Heritage, Vanessa Mdee and Chege from Tanzania, Charly and Nina and Dj Pius from Rwanda.
During a short media briefing, Diamond promised to give Rwandan revelers a show full of vigour and delight. “I came with a large group composed of musicians; dancers will assist us in delivering the show. I can promise Rwandans that the concert will be great, they should come with shoes appropriate for dancing, because I have a great deal of songs to dance to. They should come ready because I have some songs that might trigger emotions and make them cry.”
Diamond has over the years presented himself as a a talented artiste. The songs to which he owes his success are mostly “Mbagala”, “NtakaKelewa”, “MoyoWangu”, “Nana” and “Number One” in which he featured the famous Nigerian singer Davido, a collaboration that enhanced his celebrity in Africa. When asked if he is accustomed with Rwandan music, he responded; “I know it very well, I know many of the singers.”, only he did not mention their names.