Star quest 2008 winners, Diamondz will be releasing their debut album on Nigeria’s 49th Independence Day. The anticipated debut, titled OMO NAIJA will hit the music scene on October 1, 2009.
The sextet which consists of Anthony Ifiok Effanga, Ajumoke Nwaeze, Nwanne Iwediunor, Ebenezer Ofili, Blessed Edewor and Temitope Ogulowo issued a first single – “Bo Sokoto” featuring Fuji maestro, Obesere followed by a video to usher the coming album.
Collaborating with talented acts – Kelly Hansome and Nasty, we see a 12-track album rendered with vigour, gusto and utmost creativity.
Since their success at the ’08 edition of Star Quest – a music reality show organized by Nigerian Breweries, the cats have thrilled music lovers across 13 states of the federation via Star Trek; they also shared the same spotlight with international acts – Nas and Nelly at the 2008 edition of Star Mega jam and at Kennis Easter Fiesta early this year.
The Diamondz are signed to Kennis Music, Nigeria’s foremost record label that has handled talented acts like The Remedies, Tuface Idibia and Sound Sultan; and still serving as home to Kenny Saint Brown, Essence and Jaywon.