Lazarus Ndeshimona Shiimi known as "Gazza" was born on 10 March 1977, in Oshakati, Namibia. Gazza is a musician, producer, song writer and Ambassador of Education and FNB Namibia Youth Products,Team Namibia,road and MVA road safety. The soccer skills he displayed in his early youth earned him the nickname Gazza in reference to his similar style to the famous English soccer player Paul Gascoigne, "Gazza". Gazza's interest in music was sparked by his involvement in bands and choirs at an early age in primary school high school and vasity.
Gazza has embarked on tours that have exposed him to the rest of Africa and the world. His work has been well received and he is also a firm favourite with Channel O, a DSTV channel, where his work and life is a regular showcase. Gazza is one of the best and most well-respected artists in Namibia because of this. The cherry on the cake is that Gazza has produced and written all his hit songs – the mark of a true artist.