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15 WTF Nigerian song lyrics African mothers will never get

Nigerian pop music is very interesting. Just forget the instrumental and try listening to the lyrics.
Nigerian artistes are really creative when it comes to putting songs together, arranging music and artistic production.
But they always tend to overdo it [...]

Nigerian pop music is very interesting. Just forget the instrumental and try listening to the lyrics.

Nigerian artistes are really creative when it comes to putting songs together, arranging music and artistic production.

But they always tend to overdo it when it comes to the lyrics of the songs, sometimes venturing into the raunchy and sometimes  unintelligible.

Let’s look at a few.

1. Terry G – Akpako master

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Terry G – Akpako master

Terry G is really creative but I am sure your mum doesn’t want to know what ‘akpako’ means.

‘oya ti le make i knack you akpako
akpako akpako’
‘shawty make i knack you the akpako
akpako akpako’

To listen CLICK HERE

2. Burna Boy – Check And Balance

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Burna Boy – Uh, Duro na je n fa igbo tan. Photo: Filed

‘Uh, Duro na je n fa igbo tan, Oya mo ti fa igbo tan.

Kilo shey e gan abi mo jo Frank Ocean

Say I don come to cause commotion

Enough said, Burna.

To listen CLICK HERE

3. Kcee – Ebeano

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Kcee – Oh lolololo ebaeno. Photo; Filed

Kcee released a song recently, titled ‘Ebaeno’ which sounds like he is addressing a lady named Agatha.

‘Sisi agatha, all your things
E dey sweet my heart oh
Oh lolololo ebaeno’
‘Eh on top your matter
I fall for gutter’
‘E dey sugar my heart oh
Oh lolololo ebeano
Ehn I read your letter’

All her what?

To listen CLICK HERE

4. Tekno – Where

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Tekno – Mathematics can’t solve it eh Sniper cannot shoot it eh. Photo; Filed

Here are some lines. from Tekno’s ‘Where’

‘I say if na dollar, mallam can’t change it Eheh’

‘Mathematics can’t solve it eh, Sniper cannot shoot it eh’

‘But DJ can slam it, So that me and you can dance it oh eh’

So what is that thing Tekno?

To listen CLICK HERE

5. Olamide – Abule Sowo

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Olamide 

For what it’s worth the song is nice but we doubt our mothers would be able to relate to the wordplay below.

‘Because am keeping my cool eh Bi ti haier thermocool eh’
‘Wan loun fi ogidan we ekun eh Erin wan bow a de ekun eh’
‘You know say i no holy Biti pastor Kumuyi eh’
‘So i change the story Wanni iru owo wo lo tu muyi’

To listen CLICK HERE

6. CDQ – Talosobe

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CDQ 

‘Talo sope ti iya rainbow ba twerk Aya mi Aja lol… Talosobe.’

The wordplay in this song would definitely confuse our mothers.

To listen CLICK HERE

 

7. LIl Kesh – Abija Wara

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Lil Kesh

Off his debut album Y.A.G.I is the song titled  ‘Abija Wara’

‘Ti mba fun eh ni five fingers iya eh niyen no high five nibi’

Five fingers abi?

To listen CLICK HERE

8. D Prince – Oga Titus

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D Prince 

D Prince released this song in 2015 featuring elder brother Don Jazzy.

‘Chief oga Titus, account dey
read minus’
‘You want to host world cup, na
wa for you big bros’
‘And you no practice, dey do like
praying mantis’

To listen CLICK HERE.

9. INK Edwards – The New Wave

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Ink Edwards – The New Wave. Photo; Filed

Ink dropped this track recently titled ‘The New Wave’…

‘Let’s talk about something important 

Are they all here?

‘All but one 

Well I’m going anyway’

‘Let’s talk about something important 

Hit up all the boys tell em we be going in’

How do I explain this to my mother?

To listen CLICK HERE

10. Iyanya feat. Don Jazzy – Gift

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Don Jazzy and Iyanya Photo: Filed

This song starts off with a girl called Gift being told to put off the light. Soon Iyanya appeals to the girl,

‘Baby lets get romantic, baby solve mathematics, I know you like logistics.’

Who doesn’t? But the really puzzling part is where he raps,

‘We go scatter the couch, from the couch to the bed, from the bed to the bedroom’

Is that the way it works now?

To listen CLICK HERE

11. LAX – Fine Boy

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LAX – Fine Boy Photo: Filed

LAX has a fine song here but the first few lines from the chorus sound a bit too heavy..

‘See you load o, overload o
carry your load o, biggie load o’

To listen CLICK HERE

12. VIKTOH – Instagram Police

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Viktoh 

‘Olopa, abeg sir
Dakun joh jekin sa o
Picture yi sori Instagram o
Fun awon temi l’Ojuelegba’

Does Victoh think is an actual Instagram police that goes around checking people’s phones?

To listen CLICK HERE

13. Davido – The Money

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Davido. Photo; Filed

Davido released this song in 2015 featuring YBNL head huncho Olamide.

Here Davido goes… ‘I want too hmm hmm hmm Kim Kardashian…’

We all do, Davido!

To listen CLICK HERE

14. Wizkid – Expensive $hit

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Wizkid. Photo: Filed

This song was produced by Sarz and Wizzy dropped the hook saying… ‘Omo the way you shake it is good make me craze, I know you like expensive shit’.

What exactly is expensive shit?

To listen CLICK HERE

 

15. 9ice – Pariboto

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9ice – Pariboto; Filed

9ice’s song ‘Pariboto’ was produced by veteran music producer Tee Y Mix.

‘Pariboto ri boto pari boto ri boto owa lara mii’

Pari what?

To listen CLICK HERE

 

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