- Nigerians in online communities have accused Tanzanian musician Diamond Platnumz of copying Asake’s style.
- A recent video of the singer’s performance caught him dressing just like the Terminator hitmaker and recreating some of his moves
- The clip has sparked mixed reactions from Nigerian music lovers, with some sharing strong concerns
There is no denying Tanzanian musician Diamond Platnumz’s interest in Nigerian music and drawing inspiration from the country’s top singers.
However, a recent video that went viral on social media accused the singer of being unpopular with Nigerians and pursuing Asake’s style.
The viral video caught Diamond Platonams rocking a hairstyle similar to the Terminator crooner and wearing avant-garde outfits.
Platnumz also began recreating some of Asake’s dance moves, which have become increasingly popular from his live performance shows and concerts.
“Burna Boy’s Last Last made the ‘oyinbo’ people appreciate our music”: BBNaija’s Kiddwaya wrote:
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Watch the video below.
Nigerians react to Diamond Planums performance
“Why is he dressed like Asake?”
“Omo Diamond Platinumz dey copy oh. From dressing to looks to music.”
“It looks like Asake.”
“I’m still going to get my hair done.”
“Don’t just try hot small for Naija. This guy just imitates your style, not just your melody and dress sense.”
“He’s on fire He’s the lion king of the jungle Africa’s only big artist There’s no one like him Lion lion lion”
Wizkid reacts when Diamond Platnumz samples a beat from his Essence single
A few months ago, Legit.ng reported that Diamond Platnumz gave Nigerians a buzz on social media after sharing a video that sampled the beat of Wizkid’s Essence track.
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The singer shared a video of him speaking the lyrics of the song on his Instagram page, and many people, including Wizkid, responded to the clip in his comments section.
One social media user who responded to the video wrote:
“This guy, Don Thief Wizkid, beat Essence. Hopefully this will allow us to say Wizkid is number one in Africa.”