Despite not winning at the 2021 BET awards, Diamond Platnumz is a happy man after gaining heavy recognition from global music stars including Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz, and Busta Rhymes.
Diamond Platnumz lost the Best International Act award to Nigeria’s Burna Boy at the 21st annual BET Awards held on 27th June, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
His hardwork though through the years has been the major evidence of all the achievements he has managed to add to his brand.
International recognition also continues to flow in after the likes of Swizz Beatz, Busta Rhymes, and Alicia Keys sent special shout outs to him.
Diamond, who is still in the U.S, linked up with Swizz Beats for a studio session after the BET awards.
In a video spotted by MBU, renown rapper and producer Busta Rhymes describes Diamond Platnumz as the “African Michael Jackson”.
Let me zoom in to the Michael Jackson, African one, Diamond Platnumz, let’s be clear, he is danger for real.Busta Rhymes
Diamond Platnumz featured on ‘Wasted Energy’ off Alicia Keys’ 2020 album dubbed “Alicia” and she believes he added so much uniqueness to the project.
In a video chat with the WCB boss, Alicia Keys also heaped praises on Diamond Platnumz pointing out his unique style.
“I also love that Diamond Platnumz was part of this, an amazing Tanzanian artist who happened to come in and bless this track with his unique style. I love how the worlds collide here. This is like world music collision at its finest,” said Alicia Keys.
Swizz Beatz revealed that they will be working on more projects with Diamond Platnumz in the near future.
Big strides Chibu!