|Stage Name:||Blaq Diamond (Afro-pop Group)|
|Real Name||Ndumiso Mdletshe and Sphelele Dunywa|
|Occupation||Singer and Songwriter|
|Date of Birth||1994 (26 Years Old)|
|Place of Birth||Lady Smith, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa|
BLAQ DIAMOND’S BIOGRAPHY
Blaq Diamond is a prolific South African Afro-Pop duo which has two artistes namely Ndumiso Mdletshe and Sphelele Dunywa who were both born in 1994. Their genre of music is Afro-soul, which they did majorly in their dialect. The Afro-pop group are popular for their major single titled “Ibahnoyi” which has gotten them major show /gigs, collaborations and Nominations. They are signed into Ambitouz Entertainment. For an Afro-pop group that is still rising, they have done absolutely well in the songs they have been dishing out and their debut album is receiving major popularity from their fans. They decided to go on the music journey together because of the similar qualities which they have.
FAMILY AND BEGINNING
Blaq Diamonds pop group members Ndu and Danya (Both 25 years old) are from Ladysmith, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa. Ndu who is also a producer started writing and singing at the early age of 8 and Danya who has been attracted to fame from an early age of 8 also had a major interest in music.
Their paths crossed in 2010 when they went on a school trip together and they both partook in the music rhythm going on in the bus on the school trip. They both realized they were both talented and could link up to make music.
They both started meeting up and training together to grow their skills. They started off singing together at school talent shows and people started seeing what they are made of. The influence brought by Hip-hop culture had a great play on the formulation of their group.
The pop group members later moved to Johannesburg to pursue their dreams further. With their primary mode being Afro infused, with the merge of Afro-pop, Hip-hop and Soulful House sounds. Their music ultimately promotes love, respect and integrity.
Blaq diamonds group members attended the same High school, where they met and started performing together. The duo who had always wanted to be a singer focused more on their art, so they were average students, who scored high in music, football and entertainment.
The artists got their major breakthrough when they released their hit single “ibhanoyi” which became a fans favorite and got them to perform at major shows in SA. Although music for them started at a very young age, from reciting poems to performing at music shows.
Their type of music is that of love, honesty , peace as well as soulful joy. They go their name due to been rare and epitomized with a gem “black diamond”.
After appearing at mini shows they got noticed by Ambitiouz Entertainment who signed them on and they went on to release a love single titled “Sthandwa” which came out in 2017. The song gained much recognition and helped them build more on their art. Blaq Diamond since their debut have worked with top South African artistes Like Mono T, DJ Bobsta as well as DJ Maphorisa.
BLAQ DIAMOND’S ALBUMS
The is there first studio project and it consists of of 13 songs. The album is released under Ambitiouz Entertainment, with all the songs written and performed by the group. The album housed their favorite single titled “Ibhanoyi” which is a love song, that saw the artists sing about their major love interest that they are ready to buy an airplane for. Other notable songs on the album includes Wesisi, Umuthi, Woza My Love, Love Letter Lidume and P.S.
BLAQ DIAMOND’S SONGS
Black Diamond have released more than 12 songs since their debut and also have one studio album. Here are the best songs by Black Diamond according to their ratings, streams and Downloads
1. Blaq Diamond – Ibhanoyi
2. Blaq Diamond – Umuthi featuring Cici and Zamo Cofi
3. Blaq Diamond – Woza My Love
4. Blaq Diamond – Love Letter
5. Blaq Diamond – Nigibonga Umama
6. Blaq Diamond – Sbhekane featuring The Legacy
7. Blaq Diamond – Amehlo
8. Blaq Diamond – Lidume
9. Blaq Diamond – PS
10. Blaq Diamond – Sabela
11. Blaq Diamond – Ung’bulalelani
12. Blaq Diamond – Wesisi (ft. Igcokama Elisha)
BLAQ DIAMONDS PERFORMANCE AND PRESENCE
The artiste since their debut have performed at the South African Music Awards (SAMA). They have also had appearance on TV shows on SABC , Channel O and Mzansi magic. They have also performed at major clubs and festivals in South Africa. Their song was once played on the TV series “Rhythm City” and her fast becoming a South African Sweet heart.
BLAQ DIAMOND’S RELATIONSHIP
Blaq Diamond Afro-pop group members are single as at the time of this writing, like any other artists they will obviously have admirers and groupie. But none of the pop group members have come out to say the if they are in a relationship or not.
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
Blaq Diamond since their debut have gotten various recognition and nominees nominations for their song. Seeing as this year have started with a pop for them, with the release of their album, they might be getting some major awards in the bag this year.
BLACK DIAMOND’S NET WORTH
Black Diamonds Networth is estimated at 1.9 thousand dollars. This is calculated from payments for show performances, album sales, Money made from their Youtube views, endorsement deals, Properties and investments owned by them , the artiste are doing well for themselves financially and are one of the top rising artistes in South Africa to reckon with.
BLAQ DIAMOND SONGS DOWNLOAD, STREAM, BUY AND WATCH
Blaq Diamond songs from their 2020 “Umuthi” album are available on all major platforms, like YouTube, Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music e.t.c.
Blaq Diamond are one of the top artistes in South Africa Hip-hop artistes who came to the music scene fully equipped. They have made that obvious with the hit songs they have been dishing out since their debut. They have also been able to perform on both local and international artists on different shows and are really putting their name out there.