Monday, 8 October 2012

New Hausa boy swag! Finesse Entertainment's Classiq debuts with Sama

Fast rising record label ‘Finesse Entertainment recently announced the release of four hit-bound releases in four weeks from its four signees. Musician and rapper Barnabas Buba Luka AKA Classiq is the first artiste to debut his music from the label and he does it in grand style with the club bound, up-tempo single Sama!

The up-tempo single which was produced by Finesse’s in-house ace producer SuperSoniq is set to rule the airwaves and a clubs with its irresistible fusion of Classiq’s unique northern sound and a distinct Afro-pop and techno beat. More after the cut...

“Sama  means UP in Hausa”. Classiq explains, “It is not just a song, it is a movement asking people to move on up, whether you are at the office, in the club, or in school, wherever you are, move up!” He further explains lines from the chorus, ‘In baki zo ba a barki a baya.’ This literally means; ‘If you don’t come with us, you’ll be left behind!’ he adds.

Classiq is one of the new wave of northern born musicians influenced and proudly carrying the Hausa lyrics and style in their music. He joins the select few like Ice Prince in headlining the wave-making ‘Hausa Boy or Aboki Swag’

Born in Bauchi and raised in Kano, the 21 year old Classiq is a graduate of Computer Science from the Bayero University in Kano. He moved to Lagos in 2011, to join the trend-setting Finesse Entertainment label. Finesse Entertainment which was launched in 2011.
Listen to the irresistible Sama here!


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