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Ex-Convict finds Shallipopi reminiscing about his experiences while in prison

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IEru no go dey

Errhnn,

Aahh

Yeehh..

Eehhh..

Waittt, Bako

Waittt, They call me Shallipopi

Yeah

Bing (Who?) breezzzy (eehh)

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle1"><label for="toggle1">    <span class="annotate-lyric">Men mart o</span></label><div id="content1" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">This phrase could mean that trouble is brewing or men are ready to attack</div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle2"><label for="toggle2">    <span class="annotate-lyric">Men mart (nagode)</span></label><div id="content2" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">Nagode is a Hausa word that means "thank you"</div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle3"><label for="toggle3">    <span class="annotate-lyric">Cause if yawa don cast</span></label><div id="content3" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">Because if trouble breaks out</div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle4"><label for="toggle4">    <span class="annotate-lyric">The only way we no fit take loose guard</span></label><div id="content4" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">The only way for Shallipopi and his friends to avoid being caught</div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle5"><label for="toggle5">    <span class="annotate-lyric">Na him plug don go and the kpo no last (clear road)</span></label><div id="content5" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">is if their usual marijuana supplier flees the scene or if the marijuana runs out of smoke.</div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle6"><label for="toggle6">    <span class="annotate-lyric">Everybody must chop breakfast to collect money <br/> Must chop payback</span></label><div id="content6" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">Everyone must experience disappointment in order to collect money</div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle7"><label for="toggle7">    <span class="annotate-lyric">Adakpo money eehhh <br/>Onto men in red I gats pay them back</span></label><div id="content7" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">I have to pay the "men in red" back. Men in red could be in reference to fraudsters or cultists.</div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle8"><label for="toggle8">    <span class="annotate-lyric">Commot body for Shallipopi (Erhnn)(sharp)</span></label><div id="content8" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">Let loose for Shallipopi</div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle9"><label for="toggle9">    <span class="annotate-lyric">Clear road make them leave am for me</span></label><div id="content9" class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text">Leave the road for me </div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle10"><label for="toggle10">    <span class="annotate-lyric">When you talking money then you talking</span></label><div id="content10" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">When you're talking about money, that's when you're talking</div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle11"><label for="toggle11">    <span class="annotate-lyric">Voltage my body electric dey shock me</span></label><div id="content11" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">My body is experiencing an electric shock</div></div>

Gat 2 bitches in the nightclub

Gift 21 make he like one

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle12"><label for="toggle12">    <span class="annotate-lyric">VCause Pluto is active</span></label><div id="content12" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">"Pluto is active" is a phrase that he uses frequently. It could mean that he is active or his energy is up</div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle13"><label for="toggle13">    <span class="annotate-lyric">So i took her to my room<br/>And I start to Dey bend am<br/>Dey bend am<br/>Dey bend am like benz<br/>Dey bend am de bend am dey bend am like benz<br/>Dey bend am Dey bend am dey go<br/>Dey bend am like Benz</span></label><div id="content13" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">So I took her to my room and bent her over (bent her like a Benz), that is, had sex with her.</div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle14"><label for="toggle14">    <span class="annotate-lyric">So I start to the bend am<br/>Then I start to dey hear an</span></label><div id="content14" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">So I start bending her over and start hearing her</div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle15"><label for="toggle15">    <span class="annotate-lyric">E never too tey when I start to dey get am</span></label><div id="content15" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">It doesn't take too long before I start getting it</div></div>

Got off this paper (yeah,yeah)

(Me I got of it, yeah)

So I start to Dey bend am

Dey bend am

Dey bend am like benz

Dey bend am de bend am dey bend am like benz

Dey bend am Dey bend am dey go

Dey bend am like BenzThen I start to the bend amTear jeans then I start to dey hear an

E never too tey when I start to dey get am

Got off this paper (yeah, yeah)

Got off this

(Me I got of these, yeah)

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle16"><label for="toggle16">    <span class="annotate-lyric">Inside cell (inside life)<br\>Hope say you mount up sha cause no joy inside there (inside life)</span></label><div id="content16" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">There is no joy inside a prison cell so you have to be brave.</div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle17"><label for="toggle17">    <span class="annotate-lyric">How you take dey Shali</span></label><div id="content17" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">How did you cope, Shallipopi?</div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle18"><label for="toggle18">    <span class="annotate-lyric">You dey confirm BTC?</span></label><div id="content18" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">Did you confirm the bitcoin transaction?</div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle19"><label for="toggle19">    <span class="annotate-lyric">So you dey confirm BTC</span></label><div id="content19" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">So you confirmed the bitcoin transaction</div></div>

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle20"><label for="toggle20">    <span class="annotate-lyric">And your broker is active (clear road, you sef you dey confirm btc)</span></label><div id="content20" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">You also confirmed the bitcoin transaction</div></div>

Men mart o

Men mart

Thats if yawa wan cast

Na the only way we no fit take loose guard

Na him plug don go

And the kpo no last (clear road)

Everybody must chop breakfast to collect money

Must chop payback

Adakpo money eehhh

Onto many red oga go pay them back

Commot body for Shallipopi (Erhnn, sharp)

Clear road make them leave am for me

When you talking money then you talking

Voltage my body electric dey shock me

Gat 2 bitches in the nightclubG

ift 21 make he like one

Cause pluto is active

So i took her to my room

And I start to Dey bend amDey bend am

Dey bend am like benz

Dey bend am de bend am dey bend am like benz

Dey bend am Dey bend am dey go

Dey bend am like BenzSo I start to the bend am

Then I start to dey hear an

E never too tey when I start to dey get am

Got off this paper (yeah,yeah)

(Me I got of it, yeah)

So I start to Dey bend am

Dey bend am

Dey bend am like benz

Dey bend am de bend am dey bend am like benz

Dey bend am

Dey bend am dey go

Dey bend am like Benz

Then I start to the bend am

Tear jeans then I start to dey hear an

E never too tey when I start to dey get am

Got off this paper (yeah, yeah)

Got off this

(Me I got of these, yeah)

<input type="checkbox" id="toggle21"><label for="toggle21">    <span class="annotate-lyric">Ploto boy (me na ex convict)</span></label><div id="content21" class="annotate-explain">    <div class="annotate-text">He lists names of ex-convicts like him</div></div>

21 badder (me na ex convict)

Pablo pelano (me na ex convict)

Alex saysho (me na ex convict )

Savage wire (me na ex convict)

Dry man my blood (ex convict)

Abdulazeez (me na ex convict)S

halibigo (hin na ex convict)

Eazyploto (me na ex convict)

Asikwonwaname (hin na ex convict)

Seun extra (hin na ex convict)

Dapada (me na ex convict)

Gnfcollins (me na ex convict)

Nagode!

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Release date
July 7, 2023