(+Lyrics + Translation) Mr. Real “Baba Fela” Meaning and Lyrics Translation “Original Version”  

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Music Review: Baba Fela by Mr. Real (0riginal Version)

Baba Fela is a song by Indigenous rapper Okafor Uchenna Victor aka Mr. Real. Mr. Real is well known for his street slang. This is the original version. 

The remix of Baba Fela features talented Nigerian rappers like Zlatan and Laycon.

View the Lyrics Translation of the remix below:

About the song “Baba Fela,” by Mr. Real 

I am wondering what the real message of the song “Baba Fela,” is. Is Mr. Real saying that there are some people you can never outdo in life, or, you can’t go beyond usual limits, someone or something?

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K’osi b’o se fe f’agbo, o le f’agbo to Baba Fela (There is no way you can smoke much weed like Baba Fela.)

Even though weed/marijuana is not legal in the country, from the above line, however, one can tell that the artists are saying you can outdo Baba Fela when it comes to smoking weed/marijuana

Who is Baba Fela?

Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti aka Fela aka Fela Anikulapo Kuti, was a popular Afro-beat Nigerian singer known all over the world. He was born on October 15, 1938, and died 

 August 2, 1997.

Fela was a fearless musician who boldly criticized corrupt government officials in his songs.

What is the song “Baba Fela,” the original version by Mr. Real all about?

The song is a tribute to the late afrobeat master- Fela Kuti, his w–

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Meaning of some lines

“Toba lowo ma gba toll gate,” may mean that, since the government doesn’t consider people’s pockets or standard of living when they make a decision, their decisions would most likely affect the poor. This is because the Lekki Toll Gate fee which the artists are referring to is quite expensive. So, if you don’t have money, ma gba Toll Gate, that is “Don’t pass Toll Gate.”

Baba Fela Lyrics Translation by Mr. Real 

Intro

Mepele mepele mepele da

Mepele da (4x)

Corny Sir

Olohun (God)

Ko si be se fa igbo; e le fa igbo to Baba Fela (There is no amount of weed you consume; you can’t consume it more than Baba Fela)

Gbess

RJ, record me record me; moti binu tan (Rjay record me; I am totally angry)

Mr Real; mo fe kala tan (Mr. Real, I want to be so wicked (musically))

Chorus ( Mr. Real)

Kosi be se fa’gbo (There is no quantity of weed you smoke)

Ele fa’gbo to baba fela; Baba Fela (That can beat the quantity Fela took)

Verse 1 (Mr. Real)

Pekele pekele, arugbo je gbese; talo ma san? (The old ones are in trouble, who would pay?)

Ijoba ma san; who go pay the money? (The government would pay; who would pay?)

S’oti gba Mopol ri? (S’oti gba mugo ri) (Have you hit Police/Soldier before?)

Enyimba wo la liga ri (Enyimba wo la liga ri) (Has Enyimba entered Laliga before?)

 S’ole mix jedi; ko fata gigun si pelu garri (Can you mix herbal drink with grounded pepper and gari)

Wonti je gbese (Wonti je gbese) (They are in trouble)

Hook

Toba lowo, ma gba Toll Gate (If you don’t have money; don’t pass Toll gate)

Alaye; oya shi gege (Oya shi gegegegegegege)

Odayan mo, Mr real, Mr real (You can’t recognize someone; Mr. Real, Mr Real!)

Repeat Verse 1 (Mr. Real)

Pekele pekele, arugbo je gbese; talo ma san? (The old ones are in trouble, who would pay?)

Ijoba ma san; who go pay the money? (The government would pay; who would pay?)

S’oti gba Mopol ri? (S’oti gba mugo ri) (Have you hit Police/Soldier before?)

Enyimba wo la liga ri (Enyimba wo la liga ri) (Has Enyimba entered Laliga before?)

 S’ole mix jedi; ko fata gigun si pelu garri (Can you mix herbal drink with grounded pepper and gari)

Wonti je gbese (Wonti je gbese) (They are in trouble)

Hook

T’oba lowo ma gba toll gate (If you don’t have money, don’t pass Toll gate)

Oya shi gege (Oya shi gegegegegegege)

Odayan mo, Mr real, Mr real (You don’t recognize someone; Mr. Real, Mr. Real)

Chorus/Outro (Mr. Real)          

Kosi be se fa’gbo (There is no quantity of weed you smoke)

 Ele fa’gbo to baba fela; Baba Fela (That can beat the quantity Fela took)

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Watch the video for the song Baba Fela remix by Mr. Real ft Zlatan and Laycon below

Duration: 3 minutes 49 seconds

Directed by DNellRemix

Watch the video for the song Baba Fela (Original) by Mr. Real

lyrics-translation-of-baba-Duration: 3 minutes 5 seconds

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