Rajab Abdul Kahali, a Tanzanian musician known as Harmonize, has spoken for the first time about his departure from the Diamond Platnumz music management company Wasafi Classic Baby – WCB.
Speaking to reporters shortly after returning to Tanzania from the United States, the musician, who also runs his own company called Konde Music, said his contract with WCB was so oppressive that he decided to leave.
He says that he signed a ten-year contract that required him to pay 60 percent of all revenue to the company and to keep 40 percent of the money he also spent on pushing his music. Harmonize said he decided to speak out because he was always made to look bad or a traitor as a result of his actions against WCB.
It all came down to the words Diamond wrote on social media as he celebrated Rayvanny’s performance as the first African musician to perform at the MTV EMA UK Music Awards. Diamond wrote, “The first Afirican Artist to Perfom #MTVEMA @rayvanny Chui. I remind you that, First African Performing Artist MTVEMA hails from Tanzania, Wasafi Region and is now the President of Next Level Hon @rayvanny…
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Harmonize felt that Diamond’s words about indiscipline and virtue and drug abuse targeted him and he responded by saying that “If you miss out on cheap prizes don’t run for money. Return to Studio wait for Afrima ”. The artist also revealed that while at WCB Diamond once said that his biological father who loved to visit him would bewitch him.