New Music: Fally Ipupa - Eloko Oyo

New Music: Fally Ipupa - Eloko Oyo

Fally-Ipupa_eloko oyo.jpg

"Eloko oyo,” meaning "here it is," is a word from the Lingala (or Ngala) language native to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo. The song, "Eloko Oyo,” was originally released by the Congolese icon, Mabele Elisi, who has inspired several people through his musical talent - one of those people is Fally Ipupa. Fally Ipupa is a popular Congolese singer-songwriter and producer who modified the song and released a completely different version of “Eloko Oyo” in 2017.

Throughout the song, Fally Ipupa expresses his achievements and the good works he has been able to achieve through music. Fally Ipupa’s version of the song quickly became popular so we thought to share the lyrics and the song’s meaning.

See the song lyrics and translations below and enjoy!

Lyrics & Translations

[Intro]

Ya ngoyo
[Here it is]

Eloko, la chose là

[Here is the thing]

Ototombé

ya ngoyo

[Verse 1]

Ngonga ango ya ngoyo
[The time has come, here it is]

ya ngoyo

Ngonga ango ya ngoyo

ya ngoyo

tango ya ko loba oh ya ngoyo
[The time to say it, here it is]

Eloko oyo eleki diamant ya ngoyo
[That which is worth more than diamond, here it is]

E somba ba mituka oh, Eloko oyo
[It has bought cars, here it is]

E somba ba lopango oh, Eloko oyo
[It has bought plots of land, here it is]

Poto pé mikili obè n'eloko oyo
[Wonderful places and abroad, all credits to this thing]

Eloko yango nini eh, Miziki
[What's that thing eh, Music]

Eloko yango nini eh, Miziki

Na lela oh bisso oyo
[I love that about us]

Ba kolo Mbonda oh bisso oyo
[We, kings of music]

Na lela ooh bisso oyo

Ba kolo Mbonda oh bisso oyo

[Refrain]

Lego, Lego oh, lego, lego oh
[Lego oh - Let's go oh ('oh' is an African word said after a statement to express emphasis)]

Lego, lego oh

Le 2 juillet bisso tembé na foire
[On the 2nd of July, we'll prove it]

Le 2 juillet bisso tembé na foire

Le 2 juillet bisso tembé na foire

Lego, lego oh, lego, lego oh

Lego, lego oh, lego, lelo oh, lego

Lelo oh, lego, lelo oh

[Bridge]

Ngoya oyééé, ngoya oyé,
[Ngoya oyé - Love it]

ngoya oyé, Ngoya oyé

Ngoya oyééé, ngoya oyé,

ngoya oyé, Ngoya oyé

[Verse 2]

Eloko oyo eleki diamant ya ngoyo

E somba ba mituka oh Eloko oyo

Poto pé mikili obè na eloko oyo

L'autre la Na eloko oyo
[Everything, also with this thing]

Mbongo ya tonton essila obeh na eloko oyo
[That guy's money has finished because of this thing]

Eloko yango nini eh Miziki

Eloko yango nini eh Miziki

Na lela oh bisso oyo

Ba kolo Mbonda oh bisso oyo

Eloko oyo eleki diamant Miziki

[Refrain]

Lego, Lego oh, lego, lego oh

Lego, lego oh

Le 2 juillet bisso tembé na foire

Le 2 juillet bisso tembé na foire

Le 2 juillet bisso tembé na foire

Lego, lego oh, lego, lego oh

[Verse 3]

Tango ya ko panza oh ya ngayo
[Time to mess things up, here we go]

Tika to panza sangho eloko oyo
[Let's talk about this thing aloud]

Eloko oyo eleki diamant ya ngoyo

E somba ba mituka oh Eloko oyo

Poto pé mikili iih na eloko oyo
[Wonderful places, all with this thing]

L'autre la akweya oh Na eloko oyo
[Screw everyone else with this thing]

Eloko yango nini eh Miziki

Eloko yango nini oh Miziki
[What is it then oh, Music]

Na lela oh bisso oyo

Ba kolo Mbonda eh bisso oyo

Ba kolo Mabina obeh bisso oyo
[Kings of dance sure here we are]

Ba kolo ba nzembo oh bisso oyo

Na lela oh bisso oyo

Ba kolo Mbonda eh bisso oyo

Eloko yango nini eh Miziki

Eloko yango nini eh miziki

[Refrain]

Lego, Le go oh, lego, lego oh

Lego, lego oh

Le 2 juillet bisso tembé na foire

Le 2 juillet bisso tembé na foire

Le 2 juillet bisso tembé na foire

Lego, lego oh, lego, lego oh

[Outro]

Tour oyo toko dondwa
[This time we'll really enjoy]

Visuals:

Mabele Elisi's version:

About the Author

Adeyemi Adeoye

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Adeyemi enjoys good music. To him, music is the best form of art.

View More Articles from this Author

Read the Next Article

About

About Us
FAQ

Discover

Blog
Events
Shop

Connect

Contact: info@afrovibes.com