Blaq Diamond Biography, Age, Real Name,Net Worth
This article contains info about South African music duo Blaq Diamond biography, career, real names, age, record label and Net worth.
Blaq Diamond is a South African music Afro pop duo. Below is all you need to know about the fast raising artists.
Blaq Diamond Profile
Stage Name: Blaq Diamond
Origin: Ladysmith KwaZulu-Natal
Members: Ndumiso, Sphelele Dunywa
Nationality: South African
Associated Act: SJava
Genres: Pop, Afro-Pop
Blaq Diamond is a prolific South African Afro-pop duo with two artists, Ndumiso Mdletshe and Sphelele Dunywa.
Both artists were born in 1994, Ladysmith KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Their genre of music is Afro-soul, which they did majorly in Zulu language.
The duo met in a school bus in 2010, during a school musical trip where they participated in a contest.
From there, they began spending time together after they realized they had passion for music.
Later, they moved to Johannesburg together to pursue their musical dreams and career but faces several challenges.
After several attempt to break in to the entertainment industry, they were forced to get a jobs to earn an income which they used to sustain their musical dream.
In 2017, the duo got their music breakthrough after being seen to Ambitiouz Entertainment, a South African record label.
Following their signing, the music duo released their album lead single “Sthandwa”. Later, they released another single “Emzini Kababa”.
Later that year, they released their album Inqola. The album became their breakthrough album.
Their second studio album Umuthi was released. The album features singers such as Sjava , Ci Ci, Thee Legacy and Igcokama Elisha.
The album produced three singles “Memeza”, “Love Letter” and “Ibhanoyi and debuted at number 1 on iTune Albums Charts.
In June 4, they released a single “Messiah” featuring Dumi Mkokstad. The song garnned millions views on YouTube.
Date of Birth
Blaq Diamonds 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.
The real name of music duo Blaq Diamond is Ndumiso Mdleteshe and Sphelele Dunywa.
Blaq Diamond 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.
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 “Blaq Diamond”.
Blaq Diamond Songs
Since their musical debut, Blaq Diamond has released several songs and albums. This includes;
Sthandwa – 2017
Emzini kaBaba -2017
Memeza – Blaq Diamond featuring Sjava
Ibhanoyi – 2019
Love Letter- 2020
Awards and Nominations
At the All Africa Mysuc Awards, their song “Summer YoMuthi” received eight nominations includes; Best Male Artiste in Southern Africa, Artiste of the Year in Africa and Song of the Year in Africa.
They were also awarded the 2021 SAMA Artist of the year.
Also, they won 2021 AFRIMA Best Artist in Southern Africa.
The duo are very private with their personal life. However they can be reached for businesses through this various media.
They can be reached via their various social media accounts:
Blaq Diamond is estimated to be worth around $100,000 -$300,000 dollars.