Buba Barnabas Luka aka ClassiQ hails from Bauchi State, was born on September 21, 1991 and started singing at the age of 16. His intention is to give Hip Hop the standard it deserves and most importantly convince anyone who listens that he can deliver the brand of Good Music they deserve.
He plans to dominate Nigeria musically as he claims “Music chose me, I didn’t choose it” The first of three children from a Lecturer Father (Dr. of Geography) and a mother who is a nurse, ClassiQ’s early education started at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Staff Primary School Bauchi State in 1992 while he bagged a B.Sc in Computer from the prestigious Bayero University Kano in 2009.
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He is known for his prolific punch lines and witty deliver, not to mention his crazy production skills.
ClassiQ has performed alongside acts like M I abaga, Eldee, Wande Coal, Shank, Davido, Duncan Mighty and many more.
He credits As, Nasty C, Don Jazzy, Fela, Kahli Abdu, J.Cole, Kanye West, Talib Kweli, Common, Wyclef, Dido and HHP as his biggest music influences.
ClassiQ’s aspiration as an artiste is to deliver feel good music that people can dance to or just sit back and relax to.
ClassiQ also has a conscious side and would like to be a voice for the people. He however has two songs to his credit; «Susanna» and «Tinini Tanana. »He is convinced there is a lot to be told.
ClassiQ’s personal philosophy of life is “slow and steady wins the Race” & “The quietest is always the wisest”.
He raps fluently in Hausa, impeccably in English and superbly in pidjin all of which he combines on his verses. His Mixtape "Sarki" is seriously dope with hot tracks like 'duniya' ft Ruby,,'duniya remix' ft Jesse Jagz, 'Kakaraka', 'sarki', 'magana', 'danburo uba shege' etc. Other hit singles from him include "Anfara", "Kawai" etc.
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ClassiQ was born on 21 September 1991 and he is 29 years Old
Classiq net worth
Classiq net as for 2017 is 13 million to 20 million
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Classiq NominationArewa Ent Awards 2019
Artiste Of the year Best Music VideoBest Rap ArtisteBest Album Of The YearBest Pop SingleArewa Ent Viewers ChoiceBest Dance Hall/Reggae SingleBest CollaborationBest PerformerSong Of The YearStreet Hip Hop Song Of The YearRecording Of The YearBest Rap Single
City People Music Award 2018
Arewa Best Rap Artiste of the YearMusic Video of the Year.
Sarki New North
Classiq upcoming Album
Classiq has landed his first major endorsement deal with Pepsi Cola.
Classiq has joins the bigger dogs, the Like of Davido, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and a couple others.