It is the song of the people, especially those who support Negritude, Pan-Africanism, Rastafarianism and Garveyism. Facebook Instagram Mail Twitter Youtube. All I see people a rip and a rob and a rival Tief never love fi see tief wid long bag No love for the people who a sufferin bad Another toll to the poll may God help we soul What is to stop the youths from get out of control Full up of education yet nuh on no payroll The clothes on my back have countless eyehole. It hard, it hard, it hard yeah Mek them know we waan go home a we yard It hard, it hard, it hard let them know Let them know we waan go home a we yard It hard, it hard, it hard let them know Let them know we waan go home a we yard It hard, it hard, it hard oh god We waan go home. He goes on to make it clear that he is not looking for a perfect woman, just a genuine one: See the full song below.
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It is a hauntingly beautiful ballad of a lonely man searching for a woman who will love him for who he is: Also, I wish Google translate had “Jamaican” as a language so I could figure out every phrase in the song. Lord Destruction of your soul is vanity. I and I, I wanna rule my destiny.
One more day in the struggle Have to get up and bajton You done know, want a little sugar inna de pan Me nah see fi trouble, no man Oh oh oh. Lyrics submitted by SongMeanings. Blood is on your shoulders Kill I today you cannot kill I tomorrow Murder!
Buju struck gold with a song that, in five words, verbalises a universal truth: I like knowing what the artist may have intended. Wanna be loved Not for who you think I am Nor what you want me to be Could you love me for me?
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For example, is “beretter” a Beretta pistol or a Jamaican wearing a classic Rasta beret? Why not add your own? And in one line, he expresses the completeness of the frustration of many Jamaicans: The lyrics are not finished though.
I could go on and on, the full has never been told. There are hints of Garveyism in this song as well — it reiterates the concept of the African diaspora among whom Jamaicans are numbered coming together to return to the Motherland: All I see people a rip and a rob and a rival Tief never love fi see tief wid long bag No love for the people who a sufferin bad Another toll to the poll may God help we soul What is to stop the youths from get out of control Full up of education yet nuh on no payroll The clothes on my back have countless eyehole.
Cast away their cords from us, Lord. Was I born a violent man? Circumstances is found on the album Inna Heights. The essence of his message?
It expresses a common sentiment, beseeching them to find alternative, less violent lifestyles, foe to seek divine forgiveness and be reformed. This song is worthy of intellectual study. Add your thoughts 2 Comments. The lyrics say it all:.
It also lists the perils encountered in life, even in relationships with loved ones whom one would expect to offer support and assistance: This song engenders the determination of the common man in the face of numerous obstacles.
The struggle to destiny, clearly, requires persistence and spiritual livity: Maybe someone else can find them and add ’em?
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Log in now to tell us what you think this song means. Destiny, mama look from when you call me Bju, mama look from when you calling I wanna rule my destiny yeah, yeah oh help I please Jah Jah mek mi rule my destiny. How To Foster A Child.
This nine to five is a joke Compare to the pressure the minister say The economy is getting better Misleading the people.
Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. They are created bjju the circumstances in which they are placed in society:.