Bongo Flava maestro Diamond Platnumz has stunned the music industry with a new record featuring Jamaica’s reggae family Morgan Heritage dubbed ‘Hallelujah’.
The hit showcases Diamond’s versatility as he seamlessly infuses with Morgan’s sweet reggae vibes complete a few english lyrics which are a good addition to his swahili ones.
The award winning artist has also put himself on the map by collaborating with the Jamaican Grammy award winners.
The jam is so good that it broke records following its release at the end of last week. In 15 hours, the video had been viewed more than 1 million times.A week later the video has garnered over 3 million views on YouTube.
On the other hand,Morgan heritage have been on tour and released another prolific album titled Avrakedabra early this year.
The music video was directed by the popular Nigerian video director Moe Musa.
Nyashinski is the second Kenyan artist after Sauti Sol to be nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMA) in recent times.The flourishing singer has been nominated in the same category – Best African Act which Sauti Sol won in 2014.
For starters, the 2017 MTV EMAs will be held at The SSE Arena in Wembley, London, UK, on 12th November 2017. The host of this ceremony will be British superstar Rita Ora.
Nyashinski is facing stiff competition from Nigeria’s Wizkid and Davido, South Africa’s Babes Wodumo and Nasty C and Angola’s C4 Pedro, who have all been nominated for the same prize.
After a 10 year hiatus Nyashinski came back to the Kenyan music scene with a storm with hits like Now you know,Mungu pekee,Amina and Malaika.
In 2005,Kleptomaniax - a rap group that Nyashinski was in alongside Collo and Robba was nominated for the MTV EMA best African act category.