No Buredi
Fela Kuti Lyrics


Raah-raah-raaah, raah-raaah...

Look-u, well-e, well-well-e, welle, well-e, well
Look-u you well-e, well-e well-e, well-e well-u well
Look-u you well-e, well-e well-e,
Well-e well-u well-wellu-well-e well-e weeeelluuu...

Looku you, looku well. (Looku you, looku well!)

Look-u, well-e, well-well-e, welle, well-e, well
Look-u you well-e, well-e well-e, well-e well-u well
Look-u you well-e, well-e well-e,
Well-e well-u well-wellu-well-e well-e weeeelluuu...

Look-u you, wellu-wellu-well (looku you!)

You stand-e for ground, your leg-e dey shake (looku you!)

Nah your leg whey keep ground noh dey shake (looku you!)

Your face look like you don reach-e gbeee (looku you!)
You si(t)down for chair like e you don reach-e gbee (looku you!)
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Your head dey ache, welle-welle
Mouth dey dry, welle-welle
Stomach dey turn, welle-welle

Hungry dey show him power
Head dey ache, welle-welle
Mouth dey dry, welle-welle
Stomach dey turn, welle-welle

Hungry dey show him power
You noh get-e power to fight... No Buredi!

Naah now...
You noh get-e power to fight... No Buredi!
Naah now...
You noh get-e power to fight... No Buredi!

Look-u, well-e, well-well-e, welle, well-e, well
Look-u you well-e, well-e well-e, well-e well-u well
Look-u you well-e, well-e well-e,
Well-e well-u well-wellu-well-e well-e weeeelluuu...

Look-u you, looku wellu-wellu-well (looku you!)
On the day or the night or the aftertoon (looku you!)
The trouble of the world e catch you for road (looku you!)
Man must wack nah him put you for the road (looku you!)
You noh fit make the thing now for your wack (looku you!)

You start to find excuse for your fault (looku you!)

You mouth dey shake, welle-welle
Music noh dey, welle-welle
Eye dey roll, welle-welle
Like thief-u eye, welle-welle
(A beg, nah so e dey do you everytime, abi? henh?)

Mouth dey shake, welle-welle
Music noh dey, welle-welle
Eye dey roll, welle-welle
Like thief-u eye, welle-welle

Problem dey show him power
You noh get-e power to fight... No Buredi!
Naah-naah-now...
You noh get-e power to fight... No Buredi!

One more time... aaaah... No Buredi!

You noh get-e power to fight... No Buredi!

Haahn-haaahnn... No Buredi!

For Africa here e be home... No Buredi!
Land-e boku-boku from north to south... No Buredi!
Food-u boku-boku from top to down... No Buredi!
Gold dey underground like water... No Buredi!
Diamond dey underground like san-san... No Buredi!
Oil dey flow underground like-e river... No Buredi!

Everything for overseas, nah here e dey goooo... No Buredi!
Na for here, man-e still dey carry shit-e for head... No Buredi!

Na for here we know the thing dem dey call... No Buredi!
Me I tire for the thing dem dey call... No Buredi!

Udota I don tire e... No Buredi!
Udorin I don tire e... No Buredi!
Udarun I don tire e... No Buredi!
Udofa I don tire e... No Buredi!
Udoje I don tire e... No Buredi!

Me I tire for the thing dem dey call... No Buredi!

No Buredi!
No Buredi!

Udarun I don tire e... No Buredi!
Uderin I don tire e... No Buredi!

No Buredi!
No Buredi!

Udoji I don tire e... No Buredi!

Writer(s): Kuti Fela Anikulapo

Contributed by Ian N. Suggest a correction in the comments below.
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Comments from YouTube:

Dan Gloeckner

One of the greatest songs ever.

WashingMachine

I love African funk. Way better than today's music. R.I.P. fela kuti

MexiTaxi66

Juan Suero me too brother..it can get expensive to buy Afro Funk Lps. This is straight Afro Beat👌🏼

pinoy0125

Fela Kuti to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2021 is long overdue ... the beat on this song is timeless

Walter Enang

I can see in my mind's eyes, a young, successful musical genius full of fire, ganja and dozens of adoring females around him on the sax. Fela was The Man...still is in my mind.

Julien Laudicina

j'adore ! je me tremousse frenetiquement ! c'est merveilleux !

Julien Laudicina

j'aime Fela ! je suis fan ça me donne la peche ! je suis pret à tout...music is the weapon of the future !

Kolawole Babatunde

Yep

Walter Enang

Fire for soul's petrol. Great feelings

TJ Hooker

Rest in peace Tony Allen!

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