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Blaq Diamond Biography: Real Names, Ages, Net Worth, Girlfriends, Booking Fee, Beats, & Contact Details

BASIC INFORMATION

Stage Name: Blaq Diamond (Afro-pop Group)
Real Name Ndumiso Mdletshe and Sphelele Dunywa
Occupation Singer and Songwriter
Date of Birth 1994 (27 Years Old)
Place of Birth Lady Smith, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa
Gender Male
Nationality South African
Relationship status Single
Education High School

BLAQ DIAMOND’S BIOGRAPHY

Blaq Diamond is a prolific South African Afro-Pop duo with two artists, 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.

Ndumiso Mdletshe
Sphelele Dunywa

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 musical 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. Their primary mode is Afro infused, with the merge of Afro-pop, Hip-hop, and Soulful sounds. Their music ultimately promotes love, respect and integrity.

 EDUCATION

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.

MUSICAL MILESTONE

The artists got their breakthrough when they released their hit single “ibhanoyi”, which became a fan favourite and got them to perform at major shows in SA. However, music 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 got 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 artists Like Mono T, DJ Bobsta, and DJ Maphorisa.

BLAQ DIAMOND’S ALBUMS

UMUTHI (2020)

The is their first studio project, and it consists of 13 songs. The album is released under Ambitiouz Entertainment, with all the songs written and performed by the group. The album housed their favourite single titled “Ibhanoyi”, 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 include 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 BEATS

The duo is arguably one of the biggest if not the biggest in South Africa. In an interview with Redbull, they revealed that they produce, mix and master most of their releases.

 We are full time now and produced, mixed and mastered this album. We really enjoy making music and we’re always making music.

Here is a YouTube playlist of the beats/instrumental to some of their top songs:

BLAQ DIAMONDS PERFORMANCE AND PRESENCE

The artists, since their debut, have performed at the South African Music Awards (SAMA). They have also had appearances 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 Sweetheart.

BLAQ DIAMOND’S RELATIONSHIP

Blaq Diamond Afro-pop group members are single at the time of this writing. Like any other artists, they will obviously have admirers and groupies. But none of the pop group members has come out to say 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 has started with pop for them, they might be getting some major awards in the bag this year with the release of their album.

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. The artists are doing well financially and are among the top rising artists in South Africa to reckon with.

BLACK DIAMOND CONTACT DETAILS & BOOKING FEES

The duo are very private with their personal contact details, but they can be reached for businesses through their record label by filling the form here: Booking.

They can be reached via their various social media accounts:

Instagram: blaqdiamond150

Twitter: @BlaqDiamond

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlaqDiamond150Music/

The artists booking fee has not been made public. To book the duo, one would have to contact the record label via email using the link provided below.

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, e.t.c.

Blaq Diamond are one of the top artists in South Africa 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 performed on both local and international artists on different shows and are really putting their name out there.

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