Egbuonu Chukwuma Tega Barnabas (Cbarney), born to Samuel and Margaret Egbuonu, with a brother, hails from the eastern part of Nigeria, Anambra state, grew up in the region of Lagos, Nigeria with an early keen interest and enthusiastic passion for music, picking up the piano as well. He is a Song Writer, Composer, Vocal coach and Music Director, as well as a recording and performing artist. He started music professionally under THE ELEVATORS CREW, Christian Pentecostal Mission International (2012).
He is best known for Ballad gospel music as he does other genres as well and has received a critical acclaim and gained popularity for his debut album “FREE” (Soundkings Music Studio) from the gospel music world in June 2019, an album comprising different genres (Contemporary Gospel, Pop, Afro pop and ballad). He also fronted many bands as his ministry spreads across the nation and beyond. He is currently the state Music Director of Nigeria christian corpers’ fellowship 2019/2020.
A graduate of food and Pharmaceutical Technology from IRGIB Africa University, Benin Republic where he became the winner of most talented, 2017. He is also the CEO of Graceful Inspirations and the founder of Royal Ambassador Teens Club.
“Where You Are” is a narrative summary of Life from the beginning of God’s creation till the end of time in eternity. It explains how the plan of God for humanity was altered by the devil, and the coming of Jesus to bring Redemption and Restoration. This song ignites the soul, inspires man to follow Jesus_The Way, and to see and always be with our Heavenly Father, God Almighty both here on earth and in heaven at last forever, regardless the cost.
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