East African music icon, Diamond Platnumz showed up magnificently at the just ended BET Awards with his traditional look.

The CEO of Wasafi Classic Baby records was nominated for ‘Best International Act’ with fellow African artists Burna Boy and Wizkid all from Nigeria and Aya Nakamura.

Diamond Platnumz embraced the occasion in a grand style showcasing the East African culture through his outfit which melted the heart of East Africans.

Photo Credit: Diamond Platnumz – BET Awards 2021

The artiste was spotted in a warrior outfit usually worn by the Massai tribe of Kenya and Tanzania. The fabric was red in colour with a lot of ornaments including a sword and a shield complimenting his appearance as a warrior.

Diamond Platnumz’s choice of African traditional outfit for the occasion shows how proud his of his African roots and culture.

“A people without knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots”~.Marcus Garvey

 

Simba fans worldwide are celebrating  him for promoting the African culture particularly that of East Africa to the world. He shared photos of  himself on his official Instagram page where he expressed his appreciation to Tanzanians for the massive love showered on him.

 “through this award I have seen how much Tanzanians have unity, love and appreciation for us … I thank each and every one of you for the great love you have shown me … And I believe that sometimes we will carry it …

I will be comforted tomorrow and the next day another artist will also be in the matter of representing the Nation give us strength as you have given me …#SwahiliNation we are a Swahili Nation”.

https://twitter.com/diamondplatnumz/status/1409409997600088068?s=20

 

Photo Credit: Diamond Platnumz

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