There is wealth then there is wealth. Kenyan artistes are known to wear alot of cosmetic jewellery and I call it that because it is just a nice way of calling it fugazi.

I really can't blame them and I actually think it to be a smart tactic because their situation demands that they adapt to their reality: Kenyans do not support their own monetarily and still demand a certain image.

This, however, isn't the case down south in Tanzania where the artistes start off with a strong domestic market and financial base and then build from there into the international market. And an example that best exemplifies this is Diamond Platnumz.

Diamond was able to capitalize on that when he decided to have a managerial team as strong as Sallam Sk and Babu tale around him. From there, he began setting his eyes on the international market. Speaking of which, he is currently in Germany for a performance.

While there, he showed off the toys and doodahs his hard work and talent afford him and these are some of the things he showed off:

How diamonds are generally priced:

The reality is that 1 carat diamond prices range from $2,500 to $16,000 and 2 carat diamond prices range from $7,700 to $72,000.Diamond prices are complicated. Their true value is determined by dozens of factors. -