Expensive Shit – Song and Lyrics by Africa 70

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Written by: Kuti Fela Anikulapo

Duration: 13:14

Discover the poetic beauty in ‘Expensive Shit’ by Africa 70. This lyric breakdown takes you on a journey through the artist’s thoughts, emotions, and the story they aim to tell. From clever metaphors to evocative imagery, we delve into the nuances that make this song a lyrical masterpiece. Whether you’re a fan of Africa 70 or a lover of well-crafted words, our detailed analysis will give you a deeper understanding and appreciation of this song.

Eran na goat o, for Yoruba land
Eran na goat o, for Yoruba land
Him go bend him yansh him go shit
Him go commot away from him shit
Him shit go be the last thing wey he go like to see

Because why o? (Because the shit dey smell!)
Because why o? (Because the shit dey smell!)

Obo na monkey for Yoruba land
Him go bend him yansh him go shit
Him go commot away from him shit
Him shit go be the last thing wey he go like to see

Because why o? (Because the shit dey smell!)
Because why o? (Because the shit dey smell!)

Obinrin na woman for Yoruba land
Obinrin na woman for Yoruba land
She go bend she yansh she go shit
She go commot away from she shit
She shit go be the last thing wey she go like to see

Because why o? (Because the shit dey smell!)
Because why o? (Because the shit dey smell!)

Okunrin na man for Yoruba land
Okunrin na man for Yoruba land
Him go bend him yansh him go shit
Him go commot away from him shit
Shit go be the last thing wey he go like to see

Because why o? (Because the shit dey smell!)
Because why o? (Because the shit dey smell!)[?]

Tell me now now
Me I be Fela, I be Black Power man
Me I be Fela, I be Black Power man
I go bend my yansh I go shit
I go commot away from the shit
The shit go be the last thing wey I go like to see

No be so for some fools wey I know
No be so for some stupid people I know
No be so for some fools wey I know

People wey go like to quench your soul
People wey go like to quench your soul

En! Alagbon o

Them go use your shit to put you for jail
En! Alagbon o
And don tell my shit too expensive shit
En! Alagbon o
My shit na exhibit, it must not lost o
En! Alagbon o
And don tell my shit too expensive shit
En! Alagbon o
My shit na exhibit, it must not lost o
En! Alagbon o

En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
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En! Alagbon o
En! Alagbon o
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