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Japa

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About “Japa”

Created by Topceejoseph 1 year ago

Naira Marley dishes out the single titled "Japa" on July 23, 2018. The key pioneer in the UK Afro-Bashment scene, fusing his inimitable Lagos accent with trap, bashment, grime and afrobeats to create a sound that encapsulates the melting pot of London 's constantly innovative club scene.

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INTRO
This section introduces the song alongside the artist, Naira Marley

Popo behind my back, popo behind my back ain’t gonna stop Popo behind my back Marley Naira!
Popo behind my back, popo behind my back ain’t gonna stop
Popo behind my back
Marley Naira!
 
 
Police behind my back, police behind my back, ain’t gonna stop Police behind my back Naira Marley!
Police behind my back, police behind my back, ain’t gonna stop
Police behind my back
Naira Marley!
 
 

PRE-CHORUS
The singer projects an imagery of him trying to escape the police in a chase, through the lines of the section.

Popo behind my back, popo behind my back ain’t gonna stop Owo tollgate yen, Owo tollgate yen mi oni le san (mi oni le san) I’m on bail, I’m sorry mi oni le looo (mi oni le loo) I’m on the run oooo, catch me if you can
Popo behind my back, popo behind my back ain’t gonna stop
Owo tollgate yen, Owo tollgate yen mi oni le san (mi oni le san)
I’m on bail, I’m sorry mi oni le looo (mi oni le loo)
I’m on the run oooo, catch me if you can
 
 
Police behind my back, police behind my back, ain’t gonna stop That tollgate fee, that tollgate fee, I won't pay it (I won't pay it) I’m on bail, I’m sorry, I can't go (I wouldn't go) I’m on the run oooo, catch me if you can
Police behind my back, police behind my back, ain’t gonna stop
That tollgate fee, that tollgate fee, I won't pay it (I won't pay it)
I’m on bail, I’m sorry, I can't go (I wouldn't go)
I’m on the run oooo, catch me if you can
 
 

CHORUS
Naira Marley explains how he fled from one Country to another during the chase

Japa japa, japa lo London Japa japa ja wo Canada Japa japa, ja wo Chicago Japa japa, ja lo si Africa
Japa japa, japa lo London
Japa japa ja wo Canada
Japa japa, ja wo Chicago
Japa japa, ja lo si Africa
 
 
Run Run, Run to London Run Run into Canada Run, run into Chicago Run, run, to Africa
Run Run, Run to London
Run Run into Canada
Run, run into Chicago
Run, run, to Africa
 
 

VERSE
Naira Marley explains how he runs the streets and shares his experiences.

Ema pana ooo mo fe gun ganja Mo nfa kese mo n fa kasa Oloun maa je a roogun cancer Some question dey here Dema have no answer Some question dey here Dema have no answer Dema call me phone Me no answer Way I run the things dem no like that Dema call the beef, them no fight back Yes am on my way, still hope and pray for better days Girls wanna know my place, come on bring that waist No time to waste, say she like my voice and she like my face That's okay, say she want the Hunn haaa,hun va va voom
Ema pana ooo mo fe gun ganja
Mo nfa kese mo n fa kasa
Oloun maa je a roogun cancer
Some question dey here
Dema have no answer
Some question dey here
Dema have no answer
Dema call me phone
Me no answer
Way I run the things dem no like that
Dema call the beef, them no fight back
Yes am on my way, still hope and pray for better days
Girls wanna know my place, come on bring that waist
No time to waste, say she like my voice and she like my face
That's okay, say she want the
Hunn haaa,hun va va voom
 
 
Don't off the light, i want to get high I can smoke anything God prevent me from cancer Some question are here They have no answer Some question are here They have no answer They called my phone I didn't answer The Way I run the things, they don't like that They called the beef, they didn't fight back Yes, am on my way, I still hope and pray for better days Girls wanna know my place, come on bring that waist No time to waste, say she like my voice and she like my face That's okay, say she want the Hunn like the va va voom
Don't off the light, i want to get high
I can smoke anything
God prevent me from cancer
Some question are here
They have no answer
Some question are here
They have no answer
They called my phone
I didn't answer
The Way I run the things, they don't like that
They called the beef, they didn't fight back
Yes, am on my way, I still hope and pray for better days
Girls wanna know my place, come on bring that waist
No time to waste, say she like my voice and she like my face
That's okay, say she want the
Hunn like the va va voom
 
 

PRE-CHORUS
The singer projects an imagery of him trying to escape the police in a chase, through the lines of the section.

Popo behind my back, popo behind my back ain’t gonna stop Owo tollgate yen, Owo tollgate yen mi oni le san (mi oni le san) I’m on bail, I’m sorry mi oni le looo (mi oni le loo) I’m on the run oooo, catch me if you can
Popo behind my back, popo behind my back ain’t gonna stop
Owo tollgate yen, Owo tollgate yen mi oni le san (mi oni le san)
I’m on bail, I’m sorry mi oni le looo (mi oni le loo)
I’m on the run oooo, catch me if you can
 
 
Police behind my back, police behind my back, ain’t gonna stop That tollgate fee, that tollgate fee, I won't pay it (I won't pay it) I’m on bail, I’m sorry, I can't go (I wouldn't go) I’m on the run oooo, catch me if you can
Police behind my back, police behind my back, ain’t gonna stop
That tollgate fee, that tollgate fee, I won't pay it (I won't pay it)
I’m on bail, I’m sorry, I can't go (I wouldn't go)
I’m on the run oooo, catch me if you can
 
 

CHORUS
Naira Marley explains how he fled from one Country to another during the chase

Japa japa, japa lo London Japa japa ja wo Canada Japa japa, ja wo Chicago Japa japa, ja lo si Africa
Japa japa, japa lo London
Japa japa ja wo Canada
Japa japa, ja wo Chicago
Japa japa, ja lo si Africa
 
 
Run Run, Run to London Run Run into Canada Run, run into Chicago Run, run, to Africa
Run Run, Run to London
Run Run into Canada
Run, run into Chicago
Run, run, to Africa
 
 

VERSE
The singer expresses that he's not going to be a snitch, he'll rather get shot.

Popo behind my back, popo behind my back and I ain’t gonna stop Popo at ma house asking me questions but I ain’t gon talk I ain’t gon talk o, I didn’t see nothing, I don’t know nothing Ki lemi mo If you want to fire me, fire me make I jabo I ain’t going to that station If you want to fire me, fire me make I jabo, jabo I ain’t going to that station Kuro nbe
Popo behind my back, popo behind my back and I ain’t gonna stop
Popo at ma house asking me questions but I ain’t gon talk
I ain’t gon talk o, I didn’t see nothing, I don’t know nothing
Ki lemi mo
If you want to fire me, fire me make I jabo
I ain’t going to that station
If you want to fire me, fire me make I jabo, jabo
I ain’t going to that station
Kuro nbe
 
 
Police behind my back, police behind my back and I ain’t gonna stop Police at my house asking me questions but I ain’t gonna talk I ain’t gonna talk o, I didn’t see nothing, I don’t know nothing What do I know If you want to fire me, fire me, let me fall I ain’t going to that station If you want to fire me, fire me make, let me fall I ain’t going to that station Buzz Off!
Police behind my back, police behind my back and I ain’t gonna stop
Police at my house asking me questions but I ain’t gonna talk
I ain’t gonna talk o, I didn’t see nothing, I don’t know nothing
What do I know
If you want to fire me, fire me, let me fall
I ain’t going to that station
If you want to fire me, fire me make, let me fall
I ain’t going to that station
Buzz Off!
 
 

PRE-CHORUS
The singer projects an imagery of him trying to escape the police in a chase, through the lines of the section.

Popo behind my back, popo behind my back ain’t gonna stop Owo tollgate yen, Owo tollgate yen mi oni le san (mi oni le san) I’m on bail, I’m sorry mi oni le looo (mi oni le loo) I’m on the run oooo, catch me if you can
Popo behind my back, popo behind my back ain’t gonna stop
Owo tollgate yen, Owo tollgate yen mi oni le san (mi oni le san)
I’m on bail, I’m sorry mi oni le looo (mi oni le loo)
I’m on the run oooo, catch me if you can
 
 
Police behind my back, police behind my back, ain’t gonna stop That tollgate fee, that tollgate fee, I won't pay it (I won't pay it) I’m on bail, I’m sorry, I can't go (I wouldn't go) I’m on the run oooo, catch me if you can
Police behind my back, police behind my back, ain’t gonna stop
That tollgate fee, that tollgate fee, I won't pay it (I won't pay it)
I’m on bail, I’m sorry, I can't go (I wouldn't go)
I’m on the run oooo, catch me if you can
 
 

CHORUS
Naira Marley explains how he fled from one Country to another during the chase

Japa japa, japa lo London Japa japa ja wo Canada Japa japa, ja wo Chicago Japa japa, ja lo si Africa
Japa japa, japa lo London
Japa japa ja wo Canada
Japa japa, ja wo Chicago
Japa japa, ja lo si Africa
 
 
Run Run, Run to London Run Run into Canada Run, run into Chicago Run, run, to Africa
Run Run, Run to London
Run Run into Canada
Run, run into Chicago
Run, run, to Africa
 
 

OUTRO
This section emphasizes on more of the race for his life from the police

Popo behind my back, popo behind my back and I ain’t gonna stop Popo behind my back, popo behind my back and I ain’t gonna stop Popo behind my back, popo behind my back and I ain’t gonna stop Popo behind ma popo and I ain’t gonna stop Japa, hey hey, update Japa, ki lo nduro de ooo Ja japa hey hey, hey hey, hey hey Oh yea Right now I’m japaing
Popo behind my back, popo behind my back and I ain’t gonna stop
Popo behind my back, popo behind my back and I ain’t gonna stop
Popo behind my back, popo behind my back and I ain’t gonna stop
Popo behind ma popo and I ain’t gonna stop
Japa, hey hey, update
Japa, ki lo nduro de ooo
Ja japa hey hey, hey hey, hey hey
Oh yea
Right now I’m japaing
 
 
Police behind my back, police behind my back and I ain’t gonna stop Police behind my back, police behind my back and I ain’t gonna stop Police behind my back, police behind my back and I ain’t gonna stop Police behind my, police, and I ain’t gonna stop Run, hey hey, update Run, what are you waiting for Run, hey hey, hey hey, hey hey Oh yea Right now I’m running
Police behind my back, police behind my back and I ain’t gonna stop
Police behind my back, police behind my back and I ain’t gonna stop
Police behind my back, police behind my back and I ain’t gonna stop
Police behind my, police, and I ain’t gonna stop
Run, hey hey, update
Run, what are you waiting for
Run, hey hey, hey hey, hey hey
Oh yea
Right now I’m running
 
 

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About “Japa”

Created by Topceejoseph 1 year ago

Naira Marley dishes out the single titled "Japa" on July 23, 2018. The key pioneer in the UK Afro-Bashment scene, fusing his inimitable Lagos accent with trap, bashment, grime and afrobeats to create a sound that encapsulates the melting pot of London 's constantly innovative club scene.

“Japa” Song Facts

Written by Naira Marley
Produced by Rexxie
Primary artist Naira Marley
Vocals Naira Marley
Release Date Jul 23, 2018
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