You Gimme Shit I Give You Shit
Fela Kuti Lyrics


Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes
Yes, yes, yes
Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes
Yes, yes, yes

Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes
Yes, yes, yes
Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes
Yes, yes, yes
This matter dey vex me plenty
It should vex any African man plenty
Why son of man he still dey chop shit he him don′t know

He don't pass matter
He passe me

He don′t pass matter
He passe me

He don't pass matter
He passe me

He don't pass matter
He passe me

He don′t pass matter
He passe me

He don′t pass matter
He passe me

I had a discussion between a European man and myself
He dey bush and Shakara and Fege too

He don't pass matter
He passe me

He don′t pass matter
He passe me

He don't pass matter
He passe me

He don′t pass matter
He passe me

I have been in Nigeria for 25 years
Talko true
You don't know me I have o seventy company

Abaaa
Nine hundred seventy seven black man dey work for me

Talko true
B.A.C. engineer dem dey there too

Abaaa
You don′t know me I como from America

Talko true
My father he como from Englandy

Abaaa
Me I get ten motor car I dey use for myself

Talk o true
My company get two hundred and fifty motor

Abaaa
Your head of state him be my personal friend

Talko true
I dey for cocktail party wey he come yesterday

Abaaa
Seventy of your ministers dem dey there too

Talko true
I shake am o, I give am OGOGORO
The rest NNG wey dey inside my pocket
I dash am, he happy, he start to talk

Africa na great country dey better pass my own

Talk o true
Three of your ministers dem be my personal friend

Abaaa
One of them minister he give me contract

Talk o true
Seventy million o Naira contract

Abaaa
Me I dash am Mercedez Benz 280 SE

Talko true
I come dash am one biggy house for London Street

Abaaa
He no tell me more, I beg am
Him say him tired, then I asked him a question
About African people for him country wey like this
African man wey dey in your contry, wetty him get

He no get nothing
Tell me one more time I no hear you proper now
African man wey dey in your country, wetty him get

He no get nothing
He no get nothing ke
Kekekereikikongoneinaha

African man wey dey in your country, wetty him get

He no get nothing
Him get plenty money

He no get nothing
Him get plenty motor

He no get nothing
Plenty white man dey work for am
He no get nothing
Whom him be

He no be nothing
Where him dey

He no dey nothing
Wetty him get

He no get nothing
Whom him know

He no know nothing

Whom him be

He no bee nothing
Where him dey

He no dey nothing
Wetty him get

He no get nothing
Ah, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes
Yes, yes, yes
Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes
Yes, yes, yes

Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes
Yes, yes, yes
Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes
Yes, yes, yes

This ya matter dey vex me plenty
It must vex any African man plenty
Why African man still be slave and him no know
In that case
So therefore
I am giving them serious warning
Anybody wey give us shit
Him go get his shit

Anybody wey give us shit
We go give am shit

Anybody wey give us shit
We go give am shit

Anybody wey give us shit
We go give am shit

Like Abiola him go get
Him go get his shit

Plenty plenty shit
We go give am shit

Like Abiola him go get
Him go get his shit

Ten pockets full of shit
We go give am shit

Plenty plenty shit
Him go get his shit

Plenty shit
We go give am shit

In that case
We go give am shit

So therefore
In that case

Him go get his shit
I'm giving them serious warning

Him go get his shit
Anybody wey give us shit
We go give am shit

Anybody wey give us shit
We go give am shit

Anybody wey give us shit
We go give am shit

Anybody wey give us shit
We go give am shit

Anybody wey give us shit
We go give am shit

Writer(s): Anikulapo Kuti Fela

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Comments from YouTube:

Professor Qi

I love Fela. the most hypnotic grooves ever. As though that were not enough he is the authentic voice of truth,justice and struggle. I admire how he lived. So brave.

chinonso obinna

What a Spectacular Comment 😍. Thank you for loving our Ancestor (Black President).

Siaka Touray

Mr. Fela this music is much better than most music of today...we love your music so much! We listen to it every day!

Brad Patterson

Everyday!!!

Yasmine SY

Every day!

Boatenmma

I luv from 3.50, just sets such a sombre yet genuine mood, dats wats special about all felas music, they all capture genuine human emotions, even the ones we cant comprehend...

D&S LOYALTY 777*

A musical genius 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

Justice Tebogo

One of the best songs Fela has produced

Gabriella Engel

Please listen to the Album Fela Kuti with Ginger Baker Africa Tour 70

RetroThings

This track will be on my list of favorite tracks from Fela Kuti

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