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<input type="checkbox" id=toggle1><label for=toggle1><span class="annotate-lyric"> (Oyinade o) <br/></span></label><div id=content1 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> This is presumably a producer tag. "Oyinade" directly translates to "honey of the crown" in Yoruba. This could mean that royalty is as sweet as honey  </div></div><br/> Ayo, Ayo Maff <br/><input type="checkbox" id=toggle2><label for=toggle2><span class="annotate-lyric"> Nobody fit good to you pass your mama <br/></span></label><div id=content2 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Ayo Maff begins by saying that nobody can treat you better than your mother </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle3><label for=toggle3><span class="annotate-lyric"> Ọmọ, dúró de mi l'ọna ọja <br/></span></label><div id=content3 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> This directly translates to "Child, wait for me at the market road". He asks a woman to wait for him on the road leading to the market, which is likely their regular meeting place/spot </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle4><label for=toggle4><span class="annotate-lyric"> The thing wey you do for me, my brother <br/></span></label><div id=content4 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He remembers something his friend (who he affectionately calls his brother) has done for him.  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle5><label for=toggle5><span class="annotate-lyric"> Mo ran ti Durotimi Ladoja <br/></span></label><div id=content5 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He remembers someone called Durotimi Ladoja. This might be a personal reference.  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle6><label for=toggle6><span class="annotate-lyric"> Lo ri titi ọlọda, I go call another<br/>Ọmọ if you bother me <br/></span></label><div id=content6 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Ayo Maff warns his woman that he will replace her if she bothers him. "Omo" is a Yoruba word that could convey a variety of emotions like confusion, surprise or tiredness depending on the context. It could also be used to refer to a friend. </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle7><label for=toggle7><span class="annotate-lyric"> No go put am asunder, I go call on thunder<br/>Ọmọ, e go fire you <br/></span></label><div id=content7 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He warns someone not to cause asunder or he will call for thunder to strike them. This is a common Nigerian phrase used when a person wants to wish another the worst </div></div><br/><input type="checkbox" id=toggle8><label for=toggle8><span class="annotate-lyric"> Cana ṣá ni, ka ma ṣá <br/></span></label><div id=content8 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He wants to keep on sharing drugs with his friends.  </div></div><br/> Ọmọ oro mi, ma lọ sa <input type="checkbox" id=toggle9><label for=toggle9><span class="annotate-lyric"> Ti'lẹ bati mọ, ma pe dealer mi<br/>Ti'lẹ bati mọ, ma pe dealer mi <br/></span></label><div id=content9 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Once the sun rises, he’d call his drug dealer </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle10><label for=toggle10><span class="annotate-lyric"> Roscoe ni Deeper Life, emi sinner man<br/>Roscoe ni Deeper Life, emi sinner man <br/></span></label><div id=content10 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He mentions that his friend- Roscoe is religious but he is a sinner. "Deeper Life" is short for "Deeper Christian Life Ministry" or "Deeper Life Bible Church." It is an international Pentecostal Christian denomination with its headquarters in Gbagada in Lagos, Nigeria </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle11><label for=toggle11><span class="annotate-lyric"> Ti'lẹ bati mọ, ma pe dealer mi<br/>Ti'lẹ bati mọ, ma pe dealer mi <br/></span></label><div id=content11 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Once the sun rises, he’d call his drug dealer </div></div><br/><br/><input type="checkbox" id=toggle12><label for=toggle12><span class="annotate-lyric"> Ah, mo sun kun, lọ jọ ogun le <br/></span></label><div id=content12 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He cried on the day when he felt the full weight of his problems </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle13><label for=toggle13><span class="annotate-lyric"> Nobody to call, my papa no dey <br/></span></label><div id=content13 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He had nobody to call. His father wasn’t around </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle14><label for=toggle14><span class="annotate-lyric"> Ojo no dey, owo no dey <br/></span></label><div id=content14 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He had nothing  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle15><label for=toggle15><span class="annotate-lyric"> Akamara, ọmọ, aye le <br/></span></label><div id=content15 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Life was really hard  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle16><label for=toggle16><span class="annotate-lyric"> Shout out to Obinna, ọmọ, e be sure boy<br/>O pe convoy, 1 million boys <br/></span></label><div id=content16 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He shouts out his friend, Obinna for being dependable. He called a One Million Boys convoy. One Million Boys is the code-name of a robbery gang which originated in Ajegunle, Lagos. It is known for notorious robbery activities around Lagos and its surroundings. Initially, the gang operated as a vigilante group until some members hijacked it and started robbing, raping and maiming members of the public.  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle17><label for=toggle17><span class="annotate-lyric"> Tẹwo, tẹwo, tẹwo, tẹwo, tẹwo <br/></span></label><div id=content17 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> According to Ayo, the gang got money, contributed it and distributed it </div></div><br/> Dawo, dawo, dawo, dawo <br/> Ṣáwo, ṣáwo, ṣáwo <input type="checkbox" id=toggle18><label for=toggle18><span class="annotate-lyric"> Àwọn 1 million boys <br/></span></label><div id=content18 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> The One Million Boys  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle19><label for=toggle19><span class="annotate-lyric"> Owolabi, ọmọ odi igbo labi <br/></span></label><div id=content19 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He mentions that a man called Owolabi has now become "igbo labi." This is a play on words as Owolabi is a male Yoruba name which means "it's wealth we birthed" and "igbo labi" means "it's cannabis we birthed." That is, Owolabi has now become addicted to cannabis.  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle20><label for=toggle20><span class="annotate-lyric"> Igbo labi, ọmọ o figbo ṣeré <br/></span></label><div id=content20 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Owolabi doesn't joke around with his cannabis use </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle21><label for=toggle21><span class="annotate-lyric"> Arizona ni, ti ko ba s'owo loud <br/></span></label><div id=content21 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> "Arizona" and "loud" are slangs for different strains of cannabis. Apparently, Owolabi will get Arizona if he doesn’t have enough money to buy loud </div></div><br/> Toda-toda ni, mo ki loader mi <input type="checkbox" id=toggle22><label for=toggle22><span class="annotate-lyric"> Ọwọ rẹ lowa, fowo ṣaye, fowo ra'le o <br/></span></label><div id=content22 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Everything lies in your hands. Use money to enjoy your life and buy houses too  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle23><label for=toggle23><span class="annotate-lyric"> Ọmọ iyami l'AY<br/>Mi o le gbagbe Tobe Ade o <br/></span></label><div id=content23 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> "Omo iya mi" directly means "child of my mother" in Yoruba. It is an affectionate way of referring to a close friend. This is what he calls someone known as AY. He also shouts out his friend- Tobe Ade </div></div><br/><input type="checkbox" id=toggle24><label for=toggle24><span class="annotate-lyric"> Cana ṣá ni, ka ma ṣá <br/></span></label><div id=content24 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He wants to keep on sharing drugs with his friends.  </div></div><br/> Ọmọ oro mi, ma lọ sa <input type="checkbox" id=toggle25><label for=toggle25><span class="annotate-lyric"> Ti'lẹ bati mọ, ma pe dealer mi<br/>Ti'lẹ bati mọ, ma pe dealer mi <br/></span></label><div id=content25 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Once the sun rises, he’d call his drug dealer </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle26><label for=toggle26><span class="annotate-lyric"> Roscoe ni Deeper Life, emi sinner man<br/>Roscoe ni Deeper Life, emi sinner man <br/></span></label><div id=content26 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He mentions that his friend- Roscoe is religious but he is a sinner. "Deeper Life" is short for "Deeper Christian Life Ministry" or "Deeper Life Bible Church." It is an international Pentecostal Christian denomination with its headquarters in Gbagada in Lagos, Nigeria </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle27><label for=toggle27><span class="annotate-lyric"> Ti'lẹ bati mọ, ma pe dealer mi<br/>Ti'lẹ bati mọ, ma pe dealer mi <br/></span></label><div id=content27 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Once the sun rises, he’d call his drug dealer </div></div><br/><input type="checkbox" id=toggle28><label for=toggle28><span class="annotate-lyric"> Wake up in the morning and I roll one<br/>It's been so long since I faced my emotions<br/>Make I no go fall inna the ocean <br/></span></label><div id=content28 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Fireboy talks about his avoidant approach to his emotions. He uses cannabis as a form of escape but recognizes the need to face his feelings. He metaphorically refers to the consequences of opening old wounds by saying he doesn't want to fall into an ocean </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle29><label for=toggle29><span class="annotate-lyric"> As I go, come, every day I'm on the road <br/></span></label><div id=content29 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Everyday, he is always on the move </div></div><br/> As you can see, nobody but me <input type="checkbox" id=toggle30><label for=toggle30><span class="annotate-lyric"> When poverty hold me like konji <br/></span></label><div id=content30 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> "Konji" is a Nigerian Pidgin slang for sexual arousal. He likens the extreme poverty he faced to sexual arousal which is an intense feeling.  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle31><label for=toggle31><span class="annotate-lyric"> Ti'lẹ ba ti mọ, ma pe Olúwa mi <br/></span></label><div id=content31 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Unlike Ayo Maff's decision to take his mind off things by calling his dealer to bring him drugs once it is sunrise, Fireboy would rather call his God. This shows the different avenues people use to deal with life's struggles  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle32><label for=toggle32><span class="annotate-lyric"> Tomorrow morning, I'll go on my knees and pray<br/>But tonight I want to feel highray<br/>Make I start to manya, make I drink away <br/></span></label><div id=content32 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He wants to feel good tonight by enjoying himself and getting drunk, but tomorrow he will pray  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle33><label for=toggle33><span class="annotate-lyric"> Me, I no send nobody, I no see nobody <br/></span></label><div id=content33 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He doesn't see or care about anybody because no one feels his pain  </div></div><br/> Cause nobody feels my pain <input type="checkbox" id=toggle34><label for=toggle34><span class="annotate-lyric"> E better make I call my dealer <br/></span></label><div id=content34 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He prefers to call his dealer  </div></div><br/> Gimme one indica, and one sativa too <br/> Wanna levitate like a balloon <input type="checkbox" id=toggle35><label for=toggle35><span class="annotate-lyric"> Me, I no want no yawa, oh <br/></span></label><div id=content35 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He doesn't want any problems </div></div><br/><input type="checkbox" id=toggle36><label for=toggle36><span class="annotate-lyric"> Cana ṣá ni, ka ma ṣá (ṣá) <br/></span></label><div id=content36 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He wants to keep on sharing drugs with his friends.  </div></div><br/> Ọmọ oro mi, ma lọ sa (sa) <input type="checkbox" id=toggle37><label for=toggle37><span class="annotate-lyric"> Ti'lẹ bati mọ, ma pe dealer mi<br/>Ti'lẹ bati mọ, ma pe dealer mi <br/></span></label><div id=content37 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Once the sun rises, he’d call his drug dealer </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle38><label for=toggle38><span class="annotate-lyric"> Roscoe ni Deeper Life, emi sinner man<br/>Roscoe ni Deeper Life, emi sinner man <br/></span></label><div id=content38 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He mentions that his friend- Roscoe is religious but he is a sinner. "Deeper Life" is short for "Deeper Christian Life Ministry" or "Deeper Life Bible Church." It is an international Pentecostal Christian denomination with its headquarters in Gbagada in Lagos, Nigeria </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle39><label for=toggle39><span class="annotate-lyric"> Ti'lẹ bati mọ, ma pe dealer mi<br/>Ti'lẹ bati mọ, ma pe dealer mi <br/></span></label><div id=content39 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Once the sun rises, he’d call his drug dealer </div></div><br/><input type="checkbox" id=toggle40><label for=toggle40><span class="annotate-lyric"> Roscoe ni Deeper Life, emi sinner man<br/>Roscoe ni Deeper Life, emi sinner man <br/></span></label><div id=content40 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He mentions that his friend- Roscoe is religious but he is a sinner. "Deeper Life" is short for "Deeper Christian Life Ministry" or "Deeper Life Bible Church." It is an international Pentecostal Christian denomination with its headquarters in Gbagada in Lagos, Nigeria </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle41><label for=toggle41><span class="annotate-lyric"> Ti'lẹ bati mọ, ma pe dealer mi <br/></span></label><div id=content41 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Once the sun rises, he’d call his drug dealer </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle42><label for=toggle42><span class="annotate-lyric"> Ti'lẹ ba ti mọ, ma pe Olúwa mi <br/></span></label><div id=content42 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Once the sun rises, he’d call his God </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle43><label for=toggle43><span class="annotate-lyric"> Ti'lẹ bati mọ, ma pe dealer wa, ah <br/></span></label><div id=content43 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Once the sun rises, he’d call his drug dealer </div></div>

Credits
Produced by
Young Daddy, Basically
Written by
Ayorinde Mafoluku, Fireboy DML, Juju the Pen
Release date
April 16, 2024