Comedian Eric Omondi urges Eat African fans to vote for Diamond for the BET award.

by Helvine Achieng
June 7, 2021

Comedian Eric Omondi has urged East African fans to vote for Diamond Platnumz for the BET awards for him to bring the award home.Bongo star Diamond Platnumz  has been nominated as the Best International Act and  he will battle it out with Nigeria's Burna Boy, Wizkid and seven other contestants.

"As the president of entertainment in Africa, I want to call upon East Africa and the entire content of Africa to stand up and vote to bring @bet Award to East Africa. Let us vote for @diamondplatnumz."

In response, Diamond wrote, "Eric my #SwahiliNation brother."

Diamond's nomination has received mixed reactions from Tanzanians. Those in support of Diamond are pushing for the singer to win the award, while those against the singer are pushing for Nigeria's Burna Boy to take the award.

In 2017, Rayvanny became the first artiste from Tanzania to win a BET Award.