YOPE REMIX BECOMES FIRST SONG IN EAST AFRICA TO HIT 150 MILLION VIEWS

by Beatrice Ambasa
May 3, 2021

WCB President Diamond Platnumz has been setting and breaking his own records as far as the music industry is concerned. 

Just the other day, he was ranked number one in Sub-Saharan Africa for having many YouTube subscribers, as he currently stands at 5.07 Million.


And now, the Bongo star has surpassed yet another milestone after the Yope Remix- a collaboration with Congolese musician Innoss'B has become the first song to hit over 150 million views on YouTube in East and Central Africa.


Yope Remix, that was officially uploaded on Chibu Dangote’s YouTube channel on Sep 7, 2019, has garnered over 150 million views in one year, setting a new record for Simba and Innoss’B.


The Yope Remix video was directed by Director Kenny under Zoom Extra, a company he co-owns with Diamond. 


The song was also the first one to clock over 100 million views in East Africa, within 10 months.


“150 Million Views🙏🏼.... they don't know what we have for them in my Album @officialinnossb 💣” said Chibu Dangote.


WCB President Diamond Platnumz has become the most followed artist on Instagram in the whole of East Africa after clocking 12 Million Followers.


On June 10th, 2020, the Jeje maker achieved another milestone, becoming the first artiste in Sub-Saharan Africa to garner over 1 Billion views on his YouTube Channel since it was started in 2011. Now that channel has over 1,376,635,348 views.