There has always been bad blood between Diamond and Alikiba but interestingly the latter still keeps a photo of the former at his office at Wasafi headquarters.
Diamond disposed Alikiba as the king of Bongo and this sparked a bitter rivalry between them, no mediator has ever managed to broker a ceasefire even though many have tried to end the hostilities between them.
But interestingly, Diamond keeps a photo of Alikiba close by at his office despite their bitter rivalry. The ‘Eneka’ hit maker told Clouds FM that he greatly values the input of musicians who have greatly contributed to the growth of Bongo music that’s why he hangs photos of all Bongo music legends (including Alikiba) on the wall at his office.
“Ile siyo ofisi ya Diamond, Rich Mavoko, Harmonize, siyo ofisi ya Tale, ni ofisi ya muziki wa Bongo Flava ambayo imeweka kuona ni kwa namna gani inaweza kuinua muziki wa Bongo Flava. Bongo Flava haikuletwa hapa tu pekee yangu na wana WCB lakini kuna wasanii tofauti tofauti wana mchango wao katika muziki wa Bongo Flava, so tumeweka baadhi ambao wanamchango, tulitamani tuweke wengine wengi lakini nafasi isingetosha, tumechagua wachache ambao wana mchango,” Diamond said.