New Music: Fireboy DML - Jealous

New Music: Fireboy DML - Jealous

Fireboy DML - Jealous

Sometime in October 2018, Nigerian hip hop recording artist, Olamide (popularly called Olamide Baddo or BaddoSneh) unveiled a new signee, Damola, popularly known as Fireboy DML to his YBNL label. The youngster sings afro beat with a blend of country and soul music.

Off the label's album, "YBNL Mafia Family" released in late 2018, was "Jealous".

"Jealous", considered as a love-themed ballad that tells the story of love addiction and possessiveness in a relationship, was an instant standout and has since attracted attention. See the song lyrics & translations, and visuals below then tell us what you think!

Lyrics & Translations

[Verse 1]

Just one taste and I'm wanting more, shawty

Wetin you give me is not enough oh

[What you gave me is not enough oh ('oh' is used by Africans to express emphasis)]

You know sey me I no wan fall in love, shawty

[You know I don't want to fall in love, shawty]

(Yeh!)

['Yeh!' is an exclamation]

But wetin you give me is not enough oh

Oh baby I'm getting jealous

Don't wanna see you with anybody oh

I'm getting jealous already oh

I'm getting jealous

Don't wanna see you with anybody oh

I'm getting jealous already oh

(Already oh)

I'm getting addicted odo oh

['Odo' is a word from Twi language of Ghana meaning 'love']

I'm getting addicted oh baby

I'm getting addicted odo oh

I'm getting addicted to you

Said I'm getting addicted odo oh

I'm getting addicted oh baby

I'm getting addicted odo oh

I'm getting addicted to you

What have you done to me?

(My abena you gat me chasing after you)

['Abena' is an African female name meaning 'Born on a Tuesday'. It is usually associated with a west African girl known to have very distinct attractive physical features]

What have you done to me o oooh?

(Gat me chasing after you)

What have you done to me?

(My abena you gat me chasing after you)

What have you done to me o oooh?

(Gat me chasing after you)

[Verse 2]

Ghana girl with the melanin

Take it easy, se o fe pami ni

I wanna have you forever

Omo your loving is all I need

['Omo', a word from the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria literally meaning child, stands for 'babe/girl' here]

Girl I'm falling, falling for you oh

Falling yeh!

And I'm calling, calling on you , calling oh oh oh

Oh baby I'm getting jealous

Don't wanna see you with anybody oh

I'm getting jealous already oh

(My baby jealous baby)

I'm getting jealous

Don't wanna see you with anybody oh

I'm getting jealous already oh

I'm getting addicted odo oh

I'm getting addicted oh baby

I'm getting addicted odo oh

I'm getting addicted to you

Said I'm getting addicted odo oh

I'm getting addicted oh baby

I'm getting addicted odo oh

I'm getting addicted to you

What have you done to me?

(My abena you gat me chasing after you)

What have you done to me o oooh?

(Gat me chasing after you)

What have you done to me?

(My abena you gat me chasing after you)

What have you done to me o oooh?

(Gat me chasing after you)

Visuals:

About the Author

Adeyemi Adeoye

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Adeyemi lives in Nigeria. He is a Mathematician and Digital Marketer who loves "good" music, and likes to write about them in an expressive way. To him, writing is an art, music is an art form, and to some level, all music is math. All rights to this post remain with the author. Please do not replicate this material without permission.

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