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 thathe 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.
He is known for his prolific punch lines and witty deliver, not to mention his crazy production skills. ClassiQ has performed alongside acts like MI, 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 HHPas 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.