Wizkid – Ojuelegba

Yoruba:

Chorus:

Ni Ojuelegba

They know my story

From Mo’Dogg studio

I be hustle to work eeeeh

Ni Ojuelegba ooooh

Me and CD

From Mo’Dogg studio

We been hustle to work eeeeh

Ni Ojuelegba ooooh

My people dey there

My people suffer

Them dey pray for blessing eh

Ni Ojuelegba o

My people dey there

Them dey pray for blessing

For better living

Verse 1:

Kilo dale

Aiye o le to yen o

Aiye o ni double

Adura lo le se o

Call on daddy (Baba God)

Adura a gba o

Tisu eni ba dele

A fowo bo n je

 Bridge:

I am feeling good tonight

This thing got me thanking God for life

Oh, I can’t explain

I can’t explain eh yea

I am feeling good tonight

This thing got me thanking God for life

I can’t explain

I can’t explain  yea

Chorus:

I say ni Ojuelegba

They know my story

From Mo’Dogg studio

I be hustle to work eh

Ni Ojuelegba o

Me and CD

From Mo’Dogg studio

We been hustle to work

Verse 2:

See eh e kira fun mummy mi o

Ojojumo lo n s’adura

Mon jaiye mi won ni won soro ju

Ojojumo owo n wole wa

E kira fun mummy mi o

Ojojumo lo n s’adura

Mon jaiye mi won ni won soro ju

Won ni won ni won soro ju

Bridge:

I am feeling good tonight

This thing got me thanking God for life

Oh I can’t explain

I can’t explain eh yea

I am feeling good tonight

This thing got me thanking God for life

I can’t explain

I can’t explain eh yea

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Translated by Lola Obasa

¹Ojuelegba is a densely packed working-class area in the Surele section of Lagos, Nigeria

²Mo’Dogg Studio is a studio owned by veteran rapper, Mo’Dogg, in Ojuelegba that Wizkid used to hangout at.

English:

Chorus:

In Ojuelegba¹

They know my story

From Mo’Dogg studio²

I hustle to work eeeeh

In Ojuelegba ooooh

Me and CD

From Mo’Dogg studio

We been hustle to work eeeeh

In Ojuelegba ooooh

My people are there

My people suffer

They pray for blessing

In Ojuelegba

My people are there

They pray for blessing

For better living

Verse 1:

What has happened

Life is not that hard

We don’t have 2 lives

Only prayer can do it

Call on daddy (Baba God)

Prayers will be answered

Don’t flaunt your riches

We use our hands to fetch money to eat

Bridge:

I am feeling good tonight

This thing got me thanking God for life

Oh, I can’t explain

I can’t explain

I am feeling good tonight

This thing got me thanking God for life

I can’t explain

I can’t explain

Chorus:

I say in Ojuelegba

They know my story

From Mo’Dogg studio

I hustle to work

In Ojuelegba

Me and CD

From Mo’Dogg studio

We been hustle to work

Verse 2:

Praise my mum

She prays every day

I’m enjoying my life I say the talk too much

Everyday money is coming in

Thanks for my mum

Every day she is praying

I’m enjoying my life I say they talk too much

Say say they talk too much

Bridge:

I am feeling good tonight

This thing got me thanking God for life

Oh I can’t explain

I can’t explain

I am feeling good tonight

This thing got me thanking God for life

I can’t explain

I can’t explain