Popular Music: Kizz Daniel & Davido - One Ticket

Popular Music: Kizz Daniel & Davido - One Ticket

Kizz Daniel & Davido - One Ticket

Late last year (2018), Nigerian singer and songwriter, Kizz Daniel, released a hit single titled "One Ticket." This song is one of the most popular hits from his "No Bad Songz" album and features DMW boss, Davido.

The Afrobeats song paints a picture of a dysfunctional relationship as both artiste enthrall with some of their best lines. See the song's lyrics, translation, and visuals below then tell us what you think!

Lyrics & Translations

[Intro]

Loving You Na Scam O

[Loving you is a scam o ('o' or 'oh' is used by Africans to express emphasis)]

(Oh I don try for your matter o)

[Oh I have done my best on you]

It's Major Bangz

[Verse 1: Davido]

Every time wire me money (Shepe)

[Every time, send me money]

Hello baby, have you sent it (Na wa)

You don't even know what you do to me

Shofe kolosho gba mula mi ni

[Do you want prostitutes to collect my money?]

Olomoge you be scammer

[Young lady, you are a scammer - 'Olomoge' is a word from the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria meaning 'young lady' or 'lady']

I dey follow you for back o

[I am following you at the back]

Baby you blow my mind, I no go lie

[Baby you blow my mind, I won't lie]

[Chorus]

See baby, if you want to leave, biko leave

['Biko' is a word from the Igbo tribe of Nigeria meaning 'please']

No do shakara, no dey carry your shoulder o

[Don't be pompous, don't raise your shoulders]

As you see me so baby, na because of you I don kolo

[As I am, it is because of you I am crazy]

See I don dey go, one ticket obodo oyibo

[See I am going, one ticket to the abroad]

[Interlude]

Do you... one ticket

[Verse 2: Kizz Daniel]

Hello O (Confam)

['Confam' is a slang said to ascertain a fact]

Me I no dey hear you again

[I can't hear you again]

E be like your network don dey fail

[It seems your network is failing]

Meanwhile Rosita dey hail o

[Meanwhile, Rosita is hailing]

If you break my heart today

Me I go sharperly replace

[I will quickly replace]

Carry another baby give her what she wanting

[Take another baby, give her what she wants]

Small thing you don dey vex

[Any little thing, you are already vexing]

You don dey order Uber

[You are already calling for Uber]

Veronica cool down (Cool Down )

[Chorus] x 2

[Interlude]

OBO Baddest

It’s called, one ticket

[Chorus] x 2

[Outro]

Swaps (swaps)

Boy Kizz

Already know

One ticket

One ticket, one ticket

Is a scam ticket

You can go, you can go

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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