Presently, t’s a great opportunity to investigate how Tanzania artists are doing in terms of investments from loads of cash they get from brand endorsements and gigs. We all agree that making money in the music industry nowadays is different because the internet has made it harder for many artists to get paid.
The struggle is real , as lots of artists pay their dues but never gets a breakthrough into the mainstream. If you want to make the leap, get ready to become a marketer on top of writing songs and playing instruments.
The following are the artists who have really worked hard to maintain top spots as far as the richest musicians in Tanzania is concerned.
1. Diamond Platnumz
Naseeb Abdul Juma (born 2 October 1989), popularly known by his stage name Diamond Platnumz, is a Tanzanian bongo flava recording artist and dancer from Tanzania. He has had several hit songs including “Number One” which he featured Nigerian artist Davido.
He is believed to be the highest selling Tanzanian artist of ringtones by mobile phone companies in 2013, as well as being among the artists earning the highest income in the African Great Lakes region’s music industry.
Diamond Platnumz is no doubt the richest musician in Tanzania today, according to Forbes he is currently worth $1 billion.