Diamond Platnumz, a Tanzanian recording artist, has been added to the cast of Netflix’s first African reality series “Young, Famous and African”.
KAMPALA | LIFESTYLE UGANDA — ‘Young, Famous and African’, Netflix first African series, has confirmed that Tanzanian recording artist Abdul Naseeb, better known as Diamond Platnumz, will join the cast.
‘Young, Famous, and African’ is set to be aired on Netflix South Africa (https://twitter.com/NetflixSA) and Netflix Nigeria (https://twitter.com/NetflixNaija) in the first-ever African reality TV show to be shown on those channels.
Diamond Platnumz is slated to appear in a recurring role for Netflix’s Young, Famous and African series, alongside his ex-wife, South African based socialite Zari Hassan.
Diamond Platnumz said in a tweet and an Instagram post.
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Young, Famous and African will star Diamond Platnumz, Zari Hassan, Annie Idibia, Swanky Jerry, Nadia Nakai, Khanyi Mbau, Andile Ncube and Naked DJ, alongside other African stars that have yet to be announced.
Netflix hasn’t provided any further details about the reality show. ‘Young, Famous, and African’ is produced by Peace Hyde.
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Peace Hyde produces Netflix’s first African reality TV show
In a world where African television shows are gaining more attention, media entrepreneur and activist Peace Hyde is producing the first African reality television show for Netflix.
The multiple award-winning media activist has added another accomplishment to her already impressive list of achievements by creating and executive producing Netflix’s first African reality series – Young, Famous and African.
Peace Hyde shared the news on social media, captioning it: “We are making African history by telling our stories and I am so honored, excited, and ready to do this.”.