Barnaba Classic (TZ) – Celebrity Facts

Barnaba Classic

Songwriter, musician and performer Barnaba boy classic formally known as Elias Barnabas, was born in Moshi- Kilimanjaro Tanzania in the early 90’s.He was raised by a choir mistress mother Maria A. Aloyce and a Chaga guitarist/Pastor father Barnaba E. Lyakuru which led this ambitious Chaga boy to kickoff music expedition at the very tender age of 8. Barnaba is the first among 3 siblings.

Barnaba Classic (TZ) - Celebrity Facts
Barnaba Classic

His first song was “Baby I Love You” released in 2007 followed by ‘Njia Panda’ featuring Pipi which propelled him to fame by becoming a huge success.

Experimenting with a variety of instruments, techniques and genres is what Barnabas does best. Barnabas plays the bass guitar, rhythm guitar as well as the piano and is also so amazing in composing music making him one of the best writers in Tanzania.

Barnaba has received recognition for his amazing music which include Nomination for Best Artist of the Year and Best Music Video for Wahalade, at the People’s Choice Award 2015,Winner Kilimanjaro Tanzania Music Awards (KTMA) 2011- Zouk/Rhumba category, Best male vocalist 2012 and Best Musician of the year 2013.

Barnaba has proceeded to release several songs in the recent years and has become a household name in the Tanzania and beyond.

Some of his songs include:

  1. Njia Panda
  2. Siri ft Vanessa Mdee
  3. Washa
  4. Lover boy
  5. Wahalade
  6. Ngoma ft Aslay
  7. Nibembee
  8. Chausiku ft Vanessa Mdee
  9. Sichomoi
  10. Isweke
  11. Hawajui
  12. Kizunguzungu
  13. Chuna buzi
  14. Anamalele ft Shilole
  15. Bado Muda
  16. One In A Million
  17. Muongo


Gold Album (2019)

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