Lazaruz Karandu Shiimi known by his stage name as Gazza, is a Namibian kwaito musician from Oshakati. As a soccer lover, he nicknamed himself Gazza after famous English soccer player Paul Gascoigne. He is one of the most commercially successful recording artists in Namibia. Gazza is one of the best selling musicians in his country. Gazza established his self-named music company Gazza Music Productions in 2003, which gained popularity in 2004. Gazza has worked with popular Namibian and South African musicians and producers including The Dogg, Elvo, DJ Cleo, Sunny Boy, Brown Dash, Mandoza, Ees, and Zola to name a few.