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Diamond and Alikiba Renew Rivalry Over YouTube Views

Aug 2, 2021

Tanzanian Artists Diamond Platnumz and Ali Kiba could be yet again beefing over who runs the music industry in Tanzania.


After Diamond released a video of his song IYO on 29th July, which has since garnered 2.9 Million views on YouTube day later, Alikiba released a new song, Jelous.

The song that featured Nigeria’s Mayorkun has garnered 3.1 Million views on YouTube.


His views have surpassed those of Diamond Platnumz yet his song was released a day later.


This is what is said to have prompted Diamond Platnumz to write a cryptic message, lashing out at his competitor, Alikiba.


On his Instagram post, he implied that his opponent is buying YouTube views.


“Real Definition of a Hit na wimbo pendwa….Ubaya wa vyakununua Haupati vitu kama hivi,” Diamond Platnumz wrote.


On his Instagram, Alikiba wrote;
“Don’t get jealous.” and later on, Alikiba posted a short clip of Stivo Simpleboy’s ‘Inauma but itabidi uzoee’ phrase.


In a past interview with while in Kenya and few weeks ago, Alikiba said that he does not focus his energy on beef with fellow artists.


‘I don’t follow beefs, I also cannot argue with fellow artistes after all no one helps me create my music.
I support everyone, whether they support me or not. I am not ready to continue beef with people who are not helping me,” he said.

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