Oscroh (Pepperline)
Oscroh (Pepperline)
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<input type="checkbox" id=toggle1><label for=toggle1><span class="annotate-lyric"> The lifestyle cost na you nor know say<br/>The lifestyle cost na you nor know say, na you nor know <br/></span></label><div id=content1 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> The lifestyle is expensive. You're just not aware.  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle2><label for=toggle2><span class="annotate-lyric"> Just Dey order oscroh, order oscroh, just dey order oscroh nor go dey<br/>Just Dey order oscroh, order oscroh, just dey order oscroh <br/></span></label><div id=content2 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> 'Oscroh’ is a slang used to refer to sex workers. Shallipopi mentions his penchant for patronizing sex workers  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle3><label for=toggle3><span class="annotate-lyric"> Pluto boy no love that make me king of OS<br/>No bitch boy no love that make me king of OS <br/></span></label><div id=content3 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He feels like there is no (romantic) love for him so he makes do with the company of sex workers  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle4><label for=toggle4><span class="annotate-lyric"> Since the day I was born, day I was born I Dey Order oscroh sayy<br/>Since the day I was born, day I was born I Dey Order oscroh <br/></span></label><div id=content4 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He has been patronizing sex workers since the day he was born, that is, a very long time </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle5><label for=toggle5><span class="annotate-lyric"> So let me tie my pepperline line line<br/>Pepperline line<br/>Pepperline line line<br/>Pepperline line<br/>Pepperline line line<br/>Pepperline line<br/>Let me tie my pepperline<br/>Pepperline line line<br/>Pepperline line<br/>Pepperline line line<br/>Pepperline line<br/>Pepperline line line<br/>Pepperline line<br/>Let me tie my Pepperline <br/></span></label><div id=content5 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> This refers to him rolling up joints of marijuana. Pepperline is a slang for marijuana, codeine or other substances. He uses the melody of a popular Nigerian nursery rhyme to sing this part of the song. The nursery rhyme is called 'Standard Living' but Nigerians fondly sing it as 'Sandalili.' </div></div><br/><input type="checkbox" id=toggle6><label for=toggle6><span class="annotate-lyric"> Suffery match that Mercedes<br/>Put that gear for control Z<br/>Hmmm ahhhh cellophane<br/>Try go tear your cellophane <br/></span></label><div id=content6 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> This verse is an analogy for taking things easy, slowing down, retracing steps before making big moves     </div></div><br/><input type="checkbox" id=toggle7><label for=toggle7><span class="annotate-lyric"> So suffery match that Mercedes<br/>Put that gear for control Z<br/>Hmmmm ahhhhh<br/>Kerosene<br/>No go pour my kerosene <br/></span></label><div id=content7 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> This verse is an analogy for taking things easy, slowing down, retracing steps before making big moves     </div></div><br/><br/> You know I`m a gang <br/> You know I`m a gangster <input type="checkbox" id=toggle8><label for=toggle8><span class="annotate-lyric"> Enemies fast shalli shalli faster<br/>Any man that mend me is a bastard <br/></span></label><div id=content8 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He is faster than his enemies and any man that tries him is a bastard.  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle9><label for=toggle9><span class="annotate-lyric"> Try Dey stay lowkey nor cast am<br/>Nor Dey cast, nor dey cast am <br/></span></label><div id=content9 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He tries to stay private  </div></div><br/> It`s half pass, it`s half pass one <input type="checkbox" id=toggle10><label for=toggle10><span class="annotate-lyric"> Men on guard, men dey guarder<br/>Blowing ganj blowing ganja <br/></span></label><div id=content10 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He has men on guard to protect him. He is smoking.  </div></div><br/><input type="checkbox" id=toggle11><label for=toggle11><span class="annotate-lyric"> There say me na philosopher<br/>I Dey study philosophy say <br/></span></label><div id=content11 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> Shallipopi's lyricism is reflective, relatable and witty so some people regard him as a philosopher and he embraces it.  </div></div><br/> Too hot you can't handle me <br/> Full squad under canopy <input type="checkbox" id=toggle12><label for=toggle12><span class="annotate-lyric"> What cannot be say cannot be <br/></span></label><div id=content12 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> What cannot be cannot be so don't commit a felony </div></div><br/> So nor go commity felony <input type="checkbox" id=toggle13><label for=toggle13><span class="annotate-lyric"> Plutomanias all of them know me <br/></span></label><div id=content13 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He shouts out his Plutomanias- his fanbase and highlights their support. </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle14><label for=toggle14><span class="annotate-lyric"> Wahala (see am) <br/></span></label><div id=content14 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> There's trouble </div></div><br/><input type="checkbox" id=toggle15><label for=toggle15><span class="annotate-lyric"> The lifestyle cost na you nor know say<br/>The lifestyle cost na you nor know say, na you nor know <br/></span></label><div id=content15 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> The lifestyle is expensive. You're just not aware.  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle16><label for=toggle16><span class="annotate-lyric"> Just Dey order oscroh, order oscroh, just dey order oscroh nor go dey<br/><br/>Just Dey order oscroh, order oscroh, just dey order oscroh <br/></span></label><div id=content16 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> 'Oscroh’ is a slang used to refer to sex workers. Shallipopi mentions his penchant for patronizing sex workers  </div></div><br/><input type="checkbox" id=toggle17><label for=toggle17><span class="annotate-lyric"> Pluto boy no love that make me king of OS<br/>No bitch boy no love that make me king of OS <br/></span></label><div id=content17 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He feels like there is no (romantic) love for him so he makes do with the company of sex workers  </div></div><input type="checkbox" id=toggle18><label for=toggle18><span class="annotate-lyric"> Since the day I was born, day I was born I Dey Order oscroh sayy<br/><br/>Since the day I was born, day I was born I Dey Order oscroh <br/></span></label><div id=content18 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> He has been patronizing sex workers since the day he was born, that is, a very long time </div></div><br/><input type="checkbox" id=toggle19><label for=toggle19><span class="annotate-lyric"> Pepperline line line<br/>Pepperline line<br/><br/>Pepperline line line<br/>Pepperline line<br/><br/>Let me tie my pepperline <br/></span></label><div id=content19 class="annotate-explain"><div class="annotate-text"> This refers to him rolling up joints of marijuana, codeine or other substances. Pepperline is a slang for marijuana. He uses the melody of a popular Nigerian nursery rhyme to sing this part of the song. The nursery rhyme is called 'Standard Living' but Nigerians fondly sing it as 'Sandalili.'

Credits
Produced by
Saheeb Habeeb Daniel - Busy Pluto
Written by
Crown Uzama
Release date
October 13, 2023