(Last Updated On: April 29, 2015)
When you are the number 1 musician in East Africa, you get to be paid the highest amount per show. Tanzanian bongo music star Diamond Platnumz has a number of hit songs under his belt, these are like Number One, Ntampata Wapi, Nasema Nawe etc. This has led to him being on high demand for live show performances.
Diamond Platnumz charges a high figure of $40,000 per show (Ksh3,700,000). That is not the end of it. He has a long list of demands that come with this huge payment per show. This is a statement released by the management:
First of all the team is going to Include 10 people.
You will have to manage Local transport during our staying there, return Air transport and Accommodation for the whole team.
8 Economy and 2 Business class return air tickets
4 double rooms
One Single Room
And one Presidential Suit Room
=> PERFORMANCE FEE
Our performance fee is 40,000$ per show at the Moment but if you delay to book us until we release our new Track on the middle of this Month there will be an increase of 5,000$
=> TECHNICAL RIDER
Our Technical rider includes two wireless Sure Brand Microphones, a glass stage (the size will depend on your venue size) with trussing having LED lights, and moving heads, moreover the plot stage shall have a backstage well equipped with air condition and eight personnel six being security, one waitress, and one representative from the organizers side…the backstage shall have water, juices , and snacks, please avoid beacon or any form of pork oriented meals…Please do note that the performance fee mentioned earlier is a very discounted rate aiming at establishing our good and pure business relationship.
Our performance will be 2 and a half hours to be precise.
Please do note that we won’t allow any figure on stage except for two security and our Dj during performance.
Any form of video shooting is unacceptable unless there can be special agreements between WCB and the client.
Thank You in advance.
Diamond Platnumz Management.
His hard work is certainly very much rewarded. Promoters will have to have very deep pockets to get this guy who attracts a massive audience