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Mafo

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About “Mafo”

Created by FrankyLouis 1 year ago

Nigerian Afro-pop sensation, "Naira Marley" comes through with a new single titled "Mafo" featuring star producer, "Young John". "Mafo" is Yoruba word that means “Don’t Break" but in the context of this song, it means “Don’t Be Scared". The artist talks about how Lagos is such an interesting place to chill if you have enough money. He says harassment from policemen made some blessed boys leave the state but he isn’t ready to leave as he owns Lagos and he is ready to welcome them when they arrive. He advises his friend to stay calm as he’s got his back always.

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VERSE
The artist says Lagos is such an interesting place to be but the harassment from Policemen made people flee. He says some of them can’t leave the state because of policemen and they are ready to welcome them when they are arrive because they own Lagos. He says some people are comfortable because there is money in Lagos. He says his friend shouldn’t be scared because different things are happening in life.

Eko dun ma bo’le [Eko dun ma bo’le] To batilo’wolapo [To batilo’wolapo] Asabi to’nsha Dollar Awonpadi mi to’nshey wire Eko dun jubayii lo Awonaraibi lo mu omoopesalo Eh eh Owowaleko Awonkanwa okay oh Ma lo fo bi Awo Awa o le salo fun won Ti won ba de, amakiwonkabo Awa la l’eko Iwo ma fo Mafo! Inside life! Orisirisinkanlo’nshele Lagbo Young John, orisirisiidilo’n be Kuro n be
Eko dun ma bo’le [Eko dun ma bo’le]
To batilo’wolapo [To batilo’wolapo]
Asabi to’nsha Dollar
Awonpadi mi to’nshey wire
Eko dun jubayii lo
Awonaraibi lo mu omoopesalo
Eh eh
Owowaleko
Awonkanwa okay oh
Ma lo fo bi Awo
Awa o le salo fun won
Ti won ba de, amakiwonkabo
Awa la l’eko Iwo ma fo
Mafo!
Inside life!
Orisirisinkanlo’nshele
Lagbo Young John, orisirisiidilo’n be
Kuro n be
 
 
Lagos is interesting, come home If you have money in your pocket Asabi that’s picking dollar My friend’s is transferring money via wire transfer Lagosis more interesting than this This people made the blessed boy run away Rhyme There is money in lagos Some people are okay Don’t break like a ceramic plate We can’t run away for them When they arrive, we will welcome them We are the owner of Lagos, you don’t be scared Don’t be scared Inside life Different things are happening In Young John's yard, there are different kinds of butts Leave there
Lagos is interesting, come home
If you have money in your pocket
Asabi that’s picking dollar
My friend’s is transferring money via wire transfer
Lagosis more interesting than this
This people made the blessed boy run away
Rhyme
There is money in lagos
Some people are okay
Don’t break like a ceramic plate
We can’t run away for them
When they arrive, we will welcome them
We are the owner of Lagos, you don’t be scared
Don’t be scared
Inside life
Different things are happening
In Young John's yard, there are different kinds of butts
Leave there
 
 

HOOK
The artist says he still wants to get high on Tramadol even if it’s past bedtime.

Quarter pass Mo shife high After one Original Tramadol Extra [Kuron’be] Quarter pass Mo shife high After one Original Tramadol Extra Kuro n be
Quarter pass
Mo shife high
After one
Original Tramadol Extra [Kuron’be]
Quarter pass
Mo shife high
After one
Original Tramadol Extra
Kuro n be
 
 
Quarter pass I still want to get high After one Oringinal tramadol extra, leave there Quarter pass I still want to get high After one Original tramadol extra Leave there
Quarter pass
I still want to get high
After one
Oringinal tramadol extra, leave there
Quarter pass
I still want to get high
After one
Original tramadol extra
Leave there
 
 

CHORUS
The artist advises his friend not to be scared.

GbeseMafo Ah Mafo Kosieyan be jowoMafo Hum Mafo GbeseMafo Ah Mafo O je lon lo jorewoMafo Hmm Mafo
GbeseMafo
Ah Mafo
Kosieyan be jowoMafo
Hum Mafo
GbeseMafo
Ah Mafo
O je lon lo jorewoMafo
Hmm Mafo
 
 
Lift your leg, don’t be scared Don’t be scared There is nobody there, please don’t be scared Hmmm, don’t be scared Lift your leg, don’t be scared Don’t be scared They are only fronting, don’t be scared Hmmm, don’t be scared
Lift your leg, don’t be scared
Don’t be scared
There is nobody there, please don’t be scared
Hmmm, don’t be scared
Lift your leg, don’t be scared
Don’t be scared
They are only fronting, don’t be scared
Hmmm, don’t be scared
 
 

VERSE
The artist is all about making the money, he wants to have enough money to spend. There is a certain man called Brother Ade and the artist says he doesn’t care if they beat him because he is a stingy person that doesn’t pay his dues regularly. The artist says he was broke for a long time that he didn’t get help from anyone but now, everything has changed.

Mo fero’wona Mo febisola Call Layiwola Kin tun Ji kin tunJibola O peko to naBroda Ade Brother Ade ti o sanwo aye Won wa catch eh ninu aye Won wa catch won wa fuck eh up ninu aye Eh ewasheymo guilty ni? Mo’n smart, mo’npawonitemi Shomoiye time ti o ju n timi Timi o le toroowolowoRotimi Now everything’s changed I sent them shock, I don’t need a change Am I a Yahoo Boy no evidence Emi eyan Rahman Jago, Bureau De Change Kuro n be
Mo fero’wona
Mo febisola
Call Layiwola
Kin tun Ji kin tunJibola
O peko to naBroda Ade
Brother Ade ti o sanwo aye
Won wa catch eh ninu aye
Won wa catch won wa fuck eh up ninu aye
Eh ewasheymo guilty ni?
Mo’n smart, mo’npawonitemi
Shomoiye time ti o ju n timi
Timi o le toroowolowoRotimi
Now everything’s changed
I sent them shock, I don’t need a change
Am I a Yahoo Boy no evidence
Emi eyan Rahman Jago, Bureau De Change
Kuro n be
 
 
I want to have money to spend I want Bisola Call Layiwola Let me wake up and still wake up to wealth Who cares if they beat brother Ade? Brother Ade that doesn’t pay his dues They caught him inside life They caught him and they fucked him up inside life Please come, am I guilty? I am smart and I am making my own money Do you know how long I was shy? That I couldn’t beg for money from Rotimi Now everything has changed I sent them shock, I don’t need a change Am I a Yahoo boy? No evidence I am Rahman Jago's pal, Bureau de change Leave there
I want to have money to spend
I want Bisola
Call Layiwola
Let me wake up and still wake up to wealth
Who cares if they beat brother Ade?
Brother Ade that doesn’t pay his dues
They caught him inside life
They caught him and they fucked him up inside life
Please come, am I guilty?
I am smart and I am making my own money
Do you know how long I was shy?
That I couldn’t beg for money from Rotimi
Now everything has changed
I sent them shock, I don’t need a change
Am I a Yahoo boy? No evidence
I am Rahman Jago's pal, Bureau de change
Leave there
 
 

CHORUS
The artist advises his friend not to be scared.

GbeseMafo Ah Mafo Kosieyan be jowoMafo Hum Mafo GbeseMafo Ah Mafo O je lon lo jorewoMafo Hmm Mafo
GbeseMafo
Ah Mafo
Kosieyan be jowoMafo
Hum Mafo
GbeseMafo
Ah Mafo
O je lon lo jorewoMafo
Hmm Mafo
 
 
Lift your leg, don’t be scared Don’t be scared There is nobody there, please don’t be scared Hmmm, don’t be scared Lift your leg, don’t be scared Don’t be scared They are only fronting, don’t be scared Hmmm, don’t be scared
Lift your leg, don’t be scared
Don’t be scared
There is nobody there, please don’t be scared
Hmmm, don’t be scared
Lift your leg, don’t be scared
Don’t be scared
They are only fronting, don’t be scared
Hmmm, don’t be scared
 
 

VERSE
The artist advises Young John to avoid long talks and reach him on his number. He says he is with his friend anytime and he should stay calm and gentle as it’s not that deep.

Young John say no more Kosoro Pe mi oh +449404 but Iwo Mafo O banikobaje, Mafo Omoiyami, mowapelu eh, Mafo Stay happy and sheyjeje, Mafo You know that I dey with you, Mafo O banikobaje, Mafo Omoiyami, mowapelu eh, Mafo Stay happy and sheyjeje, Mafo You know that I dey with you, Mafo
Young John say no more
Kosoro
Pe mi oh +449404 but Iwo Mafo
O banikobaje, Mafo
Omoiyami, mowapelu eh, Mafo
Stay happy and sheyjeje, Mafo
You know that I dey with you, Mafo
O banikobaje, Mafo
Omoiyami, mowapelu eh, Mafo
Stay happy and sheyjeje, Mafo
You know that I dey with you, Mafo
 
 
Young John say no more No long talks Call me on +449404 but don’t be scared It’s not that deep, don’t be scared My mother’s child, I am with you, don’t be scared Stay happy and calm, don’t be scared You know I am with you, don’t be scared It’s not that deep, don’t be scared My mother’s child, I am with you, don’t be scared Stay happy and calm, don’t be scared You know I am with you, don’t be scared
Young John say no more
No long talks
Call me on +449404 but don’t be scared
It’s not that deep, don’t be scared
My mother’s child, I am with you, don’t be scared
Stay happy and calm, don’t be scared
You know I am with you, don’t be scared
It’s not that deep, don’t be scared
My mother’s child, I am with you, don’t be scared
Stay happy and calm, don’t be scared
You know I am with you, don’t be scared
 
 

HOOK
The artist says he still wants to get high on Tramadol even if it’s past bedtime.

Quarter pass Mo shife high After one Original Tramadol Extra Quarter pass Mo shife high After one Original Tramadol Extra Kuro n be
Quarter pass
Mo shife high
After one
Original Tramadol Extra
Quarter pass
Mo shife high
After one
Original Tramadol Extra
Kuro n be
 
 
Quarter pass I still want to get high After one Oringinal tramadol extra, leave there Quarter pass I still want to get high After one Original tramadol extra Leave there
Quarter pass
I still want to get high
After one
Oringinal tramadol extra, leave there
Quarter pass
I still want to get high
After one
Original tramadol extra
Leave there
 
 

CHORUS
The artist advises his friend not to be scared.

GbessMafo Mafo Kosieyan be jowoMafo Hum Mafo GbessMafo Mafo O je lon lo jorMafo Hmm Mafo
GbessMafo
Mafo
Kosieyan be jowoMafo
Hum Mafo
GbessMafo
Mafo
O je lon lo jorMafo
Hmm Mafo
 
 
Lift your leg, don’t be scared Don’t be scared There is nobody there, please don’t be scared Hmmm, don’t be scared Lift your leg, don’t be scared Don’t be scared They are only fronting, don’t be scared Hmmm, don’t be scared
Lift your leg, don’t be scared
Don’t be scared
There is nobody there, please don’t be scared
Hmmm, don’t be scared
Lift your leg, don’t be scared
Don’t be scared
They are only fronting, don’t be scared
Hmmm, don’t be scared
 
 

BRIDGE

O banikobaje, Mafo Omoiyami, mowapelu eh, Mafo Stay happy and sheyjeje, Mafo You know that I dey with you, Mafo
O banikobaje, Mafo
Omoiyami, mowapelu eh, Mafo
Stay happy and sheyjeje, Mafo
You know that I dey with you, Mafo
 
 
It’s not that deep My mother’s child, I am with you, don’t be scared Stay happy and calm, don’t be scared You know I am with you, don’t be scared
It’s not that deep
My mother’s child, I am with you, don’t be scared
Stay happy and calm, don’t be scared
You know I am with you, don’t be scared
 
 

OUTRO

Mafo Mafo Mafo Mafo Mafo Malofo bi Awo
Mafo
Mafo
Mafo
Mafo
Mafo
Malofo bi Awo
 
 
Don’t be scared Don’t be scared Don’t be scared Don’t be scared Don’t be scared Don’t break like ceramic plate
Don’t be scared
Don’t be scared
Don’t be scared
Don’t be scared
Don’t be scared
Don’t break like ceramic plate
 
 

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About “Mafo”

Created by FrankyLouis 1 year ago

Nigerian Afro-pop sensation, "Naira Marley" comes through with a new single titled "Mafo" featuring star producer, "Young John". "Mafo" is Yoruba word that means “Don’t Break" but in the context of this song, it means “Don’t Be Scared". The artist talks about how Lagos is such an interesting place to chill if you have enough money. He says harassment from policemen made some blessed boys leave the state but he isn’t ready to leave as he owns Lagos and he is ready to welcome them when they arrive. He advises his friend to stay calm as he’s got his back always.

“Mafo” Song Facts

Written by Naira Marley
Produced by Young Jonn
Primary artist Naira Marley
Release Date Sep 26, 2019
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