King Cody – vernacular

 

Freedom boy

Africa bad man Dey o

Africa BADMAN Dey o 

Africa bad man Dey o o 

Hun hun hun hun hun hun hun hun 

Gonna those days when mi start school inna mi father land 

Dem government lie,dem teacher lie inna mi father land 

Dem say him bad for me to yarn inna mi mother tongue 

Dem British  language more powerful than me own mother tongue 

Long time ago,long time long time haha long time ago oh o oh o oh o oh o

Long time ago,ago ago hahahaha longtime ago ago

 

Listen please 

I wanna telli you a story o,No be story o

I wanna telli you a story o,No be story o 

I wanna telli you telli you telli you a story o

I wanna telli you a story o,no be story o 

 

Before dem born mi and you,

before dem come dabaru mi and you 

My people good,no grudge for mind,

dem Dey happy,dem Just Dey smile 

Dem get dem rules,dem get dem God,

dem get dem education mi no go lie 

Technology and civilisation Na him spoil dem 

Dem leave dem god mi no go lie 

 

But why,when this people come mi side

Why they wan destroy mi side

Destroy mi shine,why Dey wanna hold mi down 

Black live matter no be clown,dem no be clown 

Why you wanna stop mi shine,why you wanna stop mi shine and take mi line 

Why you wanna see me cry

Why you choose to do me bad eyi koda 

 

Never forget who you are 

You be back,you be Africa 

Temptation come from near and far 

Just be strong sometime it critical 

You strong and Powerful 

Shey you  know,spiritual and in physical 

Na we be king say you no no 

Check your history and your biblical 

 

Gonna those days when mi start school inna mi father land 

Dem government lie,dem teacher lie inna mi father land 

Dem say him bad for me to yarn inna mi mother tongue 

Dem British  language more powerful than me own mother tongue 

Long time ago,long time long time haha long time ago oh o oh o oh o oh o oh o

Long time ago,ago

 

Listen please 

My people,my people,my people my people 

My people,my people,my people 

Waka Waka Waka 

Everyday mi people mi people mi people mi people mi people mi people 

Waka Waka Waka 

If Dem go mosque,dem go church,dem go shrine dem,if dem go school,dem  go pay dem go pay eh eh 

Waka Waka Waka 

My county,my people,my country  my people my country,my people 

Waka Waka Waka 

 

When mi Broda sister wake up 

Dey pray to Rastafari when Dey wake up o

Dem no do bad Na him be fuck up 

Waka Waka night and day no food to chop up o 

 

For mi country land mi see some hold up 

Police go slap your face you gonna shut up o

Many many family don break up with tears and blood no food to chop up o 

Many many  rugged Jean with one top 

Police be your friend not all dem be bad Corps o

Everywhere ya go no loose guard o 

No Dey shenk your Broda one day you go need back up o 

No money today wey  will use buy food,dem sock gari no water to drink up o 

Coro money tell me how ya spend am,Mi Broda faint when camera is still up o o o

 

Gonna those days when mi start school inna mi father land 

Dem government lie,dem teacher lie inna mi father land 

Dem say him bad for me to yarn inna mi mother tongue 

Dem British  language more powerful than me own mother tongue 

Long time ago,long time long time haha long time ago oh o oh o oh o oh o oh o

Long time ago,ago

Listen please 

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