Buba Barnabas Luka a.k.a ClassiQ is known for his prolific punch lines and witty deliveries, not to mention his crazy production skills. He hails from Bauchi State, was born on September 21, 1991 and started singing at the age of 16.
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; he bagged a B.Sc in Computer from the prestigious Bayero University Kano in 2009.
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 is convinced there is a lot to be told.
Listen to ClassiQ – Sunana
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
ClassiQ has performed alongside acts like M.I, eldee, Wande Coal, Shank, Davido, Duncan Mighty and many more. He credits Asa, Naeto C, Don Jazzy, Fela, Kahli Abdu, J.Cole, Kanye West, Talib Kweli, Common, Wyclef, Dido and H.H.P as his biggest music influences.
Listen to ClassiQ – Tinini Tanana
ClassiQ’s personal philosophy of life is “slow and steady wins the Race” & “The quietest is always the wisest”.