(+Lyrics + Translation) “Lade” Adulthood na scam (Adulthood Anthem) Meaning and Lyrics Translation.

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Music Review: Adulthood na scam by Lade (Adulthood Anthem) 

Adulthood na scam is a song by Nigerian singer and songwriter, Lade.

“Adulthood na scam,” is a pidgin word, when translated to English, it is, “Adulthood is a scam.”

What is the song Adulthood na scam/Adulthood Anthem all about?

Lade in the song “Adulthood na scam,” sings about how uneasy it is for adults when they hustle and bustle to make ends meet, and to survive, compared to childhood days when things were easy since children were catered for by their parents, guardians or adults.

She also sings about—

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Adulthood na scam Lyrics Translation by Lade

Intro

 Nobody go ask if you don chop (Nobody will ask you if you have eaten.)

 Nobody go send you free money (Nobody will send you free money.)

 If you no get, na you sabi (If you don’t have, you are the one that knows/that’s your business.)

 Adulthood na scam (Adulthood is a scam.)

Oh oh

 Para para

 I heard that you’re looking for Lade oh

 Please don’t judge me

 Cause I won’t judge you

 Na wetin dem tell me I believe (It was what they told me I believed.)

 Na wetin dem tell you, you believe (It was what they told you, that you believed.)

Verse 1

 As I wake up this morning (uh uh uh uh) (As I woke up this morning.)

 Landlord don call me (uh uh uh uh) (Landlord has called me.)

 My padi don ring my phone say wey that thing wey you promise me. (My pal has called me asking about what I promised.)

 Lade wey the level na? (Lade where’s that level/what you promised me?)

 I know say you no go believe (I know that you won’t believe me.)

 Dem no tell me say na so е dey be (No one told me this is how it would be.)

 Abegi takе me back to days when e be say na just to play and chop oh (Please, take me back to those days when I was just to play and eat.)

Chorus

 Eh ah

 Adulthood na scam (Adulthood is a scam.)

 You better get am for your mind (You better know this oh) (You better have this on your mind.)

 You gast to hustle, make a living 24/7 (You have to hustle to make a living, 24/7.)

 Nobody go ask if you don chop (Nobody would ask if you have eaten.)

 Nobody go send you free money (Nobody would send you free money.)

 If you no get na you sabi (If you don’t have, you are the one that knows/that’s your business.)

 Adulthood na scam (Adulthood is a scam.)

Verse 2

 If you no get na you sabi (If you don’t have, you are the one that knows/that’s your business.)

 You no fit reason your padi oh (You can’t understand your pal.)

 But if na dem need you, dem go come to you come dey give you different (But, if they are the ones that need you, they would come to you and give you a different…)

 Story oh (eh eh), Story oh (ehn ehn) (Story)

 This is superstory oh

 Though the story touch me oh (Though the story touched me.)

 But I no fit send you money oh (But, I can’t send you money.)

 If I say make I calculate (calculate) (If I say I should calculate.)

 Wetin I dey spend from Monday to Sunday (Sunday) (What I spend from Monday to Sunday.)

 Dey make me reminisce on those days (It makes me reminisce on those days.)

 Wey pocket money go yapa for my pillow case (oh) (When so much pocket money would be on my pillow case.)

 Now I gast send the money lole oh (lole oh) (Now, I have to send the money home.)

 Everything wey I want I must pay oh (Everything I want must pay.)

 Mogbe oh (I am in trouble.)

 I fit to give everything to become a child again (I can give everything just to become a child again.)

Chorus

 Ah

 Adulthood na scam (Adulthood is a scam.)

 You better get am for your mind (You better know this oh) (You better have this on your mind.)

 You gast to hustle, make a living 24/7 (Dem no dey tell person oh) (You have to hustle to make a living, 24/7.)

 Nobody go ask if you don chop (Dem no dey yarn person oh) (Nobody would ask if you have eaten.)

 Nobody go send you free money (Dem no dey tell you yeah) (Nobody would send you free money.)

 If you no get na you sabi (If you don’t have, you are the one that knows/that’s your business.)

 Adulthood na scam (Big big scam oh) (Adulthood is a scam.)

 Adulthood na scam (scam oh) (Adulthood is a scam.)

 You better get am for your mind (oh oh oh oh) (You better have it on your mind.)

 You gast to hustle, make a living 24/7 (24/7 yeah yeah) (You have to hustle, make a living 24 hours.)

 Nobody go ask if you don chop (24/7 oh) (Nobody would ask if you have eaten)

 Nobody go send you free money (Dem no dey tell you yeah) (Nobody would send you free money.)

 If you no get na you sabi (If you don’t have, you are the one that knows/that’s your business.)

 Adulthood na scam (Na scam oh) (Adulthood is a scam.)

Outro

 Leave me I wan become a child again (Leave me, I want to become a child again.)

 I wan become a child again (I want to become a child again)

 I want to play inside the rain

 Cause adulthood na scam (Cause, adulthood is a scam.)

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Watch the video for the song “Adulthood na scam,” by Lade below.

Duration: 2 minutes 50 seconds

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