(+Lyrics + Translation) Ginger Meaning by Wizkid ft Burnaboy

Music Review- Ginger by Wizkid ft Burnaboy

Ginger is the second track off Wizkid’s “Made In Lagos,” album.

The song features another Nigerian singer, Burnaboy.

Moving on, if you ask me, I would say this video is an imitation of Beyonce’s video for “Already,” which features Ghanaian musician, Shatta Wale. 

You doubt me right? Then watch the video here-

So, what do you all think? I think the only difference is the use of the long chiffon scarf.

What is the song “Ginger,” by Wizkid ft Burnaboy all about?

The word “Ginger, ” means to motivate, activate or spice up someone. It means to make someone lively. 

Ginger in this song means to make someone reactive. To make someone respond to you. 

In the song, the artists are fascinated by the physique of their lovers and their body movement and want to have them s-xually. They desire their lovers to do things that will ginger them to act (s-x). That is, their lovers should arouse them in such a way that they can respond to it by giving them pleasure s-xually.

They brag about their affluence and show readiness to spend it on these women, as well as lavish it.

Lyrically:  The song comes in two verses taken by Wizkid alone. The pre-chorus was taken twice by Wizkid alone. The chorus was taken thrice by both Wizkid and Burnaboy.  

Their lyrics synced well on the beat. The artists sang in pidgin but fused with some words in Yoruba; a Nigerian language. 

The lyrics have s-xual undertone. View some lines below…

If we enter the place I go dey nice (If we enter the place; I would be nice)

I go freaky, freaky, freaky, I go rewind (I will be freaky, and rewind)

If you want make I ginger give me the kokoro; ma ko je bi jollof (If you want me to ginger; give me the key, and I will eat you like jollof)

Come, make I show you my ponono; no dey do like bolo oh yeah (Come, let me show you my D. Don’t act novice/dull)

Make I touch your body, make I rub, make I love (Let me touch your body, rub it and love it)

Make I rub, make I touch upon it (Let me rub it, touch it)

We go dey, we go dey, we go dey nice (We would be, and would be alright)

 Meaning of some words

Ponono- Male organ

Kokoro: Key

Vocal: Burnaboy was more consistent with his vocal quality than Wizkid. He didn’t go off-tune even when he went on a high pitch in the latter part of the song. I think 3 minutes of the song

Melody: It is a mid-tempo beat. The major instruments used to compose this song include drum, piano, and guitar. The artists flowed well on the beat. The rhythm flows well and there was consistency in the style of rhythm.

Ginger by Wizkid Lyrics ft Burnaboy

Intro/Chorus (Burnaboy and Wizkid)

If you want make I ginger give me the kokoro; ma ko je bi jollof (If you want me to ginger; give me the key, and I will eat you like jollof)

Anywhere I go; je kan mo pe mo ma gbomo lo; no dey do like bolo (Anywhere I go; let them know that I will return with a lady. Don’t act novice/dull)

If you want make I ginger give me the kokoro; ma ma je bi jollof (If you want me to ginger; give me the key, and I will eat you like jollof)

Come, make I show you my ponono; no dey do like bolo oh yeah (Come, let me show you my D. Don’t act novice/dull)

Verse 1 (Wizkid)

Eh! Yoh!                                             

Make I touch your body, make I rub, make I love (Let me touch your body, rub it and love it)

Make I rub, make I touch upon it (Let me rub it, touch it)

Make I rub upon it (Let me rub upon it)

See like a lotion; I’ma rub, I’ma rub, I’ma rub upon it (See, like a lotion, I will rub it, rub upon it)

Like fine wine, see you sweet when you wine it (Like a fine wine, you are so sweet when you wine it)

Me I no fit leave when you wine it (I can never leave when you wine it.)

As long as we go dey; omo na me go pay, yeah (As long as we will be together; I will pay for it.)

Pre-chorus (Wizkid)

We go dey, we go dey, we go dey nice (We would be; and would be alright)

If we enter the place I go dey nice (If we enter the place; I would be nice)

I go freaky, freaky, freaky, I go rewind (I will be freaky, and rewind)

See na me go be the DJ, omo feel nice o (I will be the DJ; feel nice)

Say my party no dey stop ’til the daylight (My party never stops till daylight)

Before you run go dey shayo, make you think twice (Before you get intoxicated; think twice)

If na smoke you wan smoke, say we dey tight (If you want to smoke; we are tight)

Omo ma lo go, say we live nice (Don’t be dull; we live nice)

Yeah, yeah

Chorus (Burnaboy and Wizkid)

If you want make I ginger give me the kokoro; ma ko je bi jollof (If you want me to ginger; give me the key, and I will eat you like Jollof)

Anywhere I go; je kan mo pe mo ma gbomo lo; no dey do like bolo (Anywhere I go; let them know that I will return with a lady. Don’t act novice/dull)

If you want make I ginger give me the kokoro; ma ma je bi jollof (If you want me to ginger; give me the key, and I will eat you like Jollof)

Come, make I show you my ponono; no dey do like bolo (Come,let me show you my D. Don’t act novice/dull)

Verse 2 (Wizkid)

O ye ke da mo

I be making money living reckless (I am making money and living recklessly)

 La le yi ema damo (This night; you would recognize it)

 Iwo ni kan ni ololufe mi (You alone is my lover)

 Omo wa ja lo (ja lo) (Come, let us go)

 If them try o, if them try talk (If they try, if they try to talk)

 Them go so nu (They would get lost)

 Them go-go down (They would go down)

Pre-chorus (Wizkid)

We go dey, we go dey, we go dey nice (We would be; and would be alright)

If we enter the place I go dey nice (If we enter the place; I would be nice)

I go freaky, freaky, freaky, I go rewind (I will be freaky, and rewind)

See na me go be the DJ, omo feel nice o (I will be the DJ; feel nice)

Say my party no dey stop ’til the daylight (My party never stops till daylight)

Before you run go dey shayo, make you think twice (Before you get intoxicated; think twice)

If na smoke you wan smoke, say we dey tight (If you want to smoke; we are tight)

Omo ma lo go, say we live nice (Don’t be dull; we live nice)

 Yeah, yeah

Chorus (Burnaboy and Wizkid)

If you want make I ginger give me the kokoro; ma ko je bi jollof (If you want me to ginger; give me the key, and I will eat you like jollof)

Anywhere I go; je kan mo pe mo ma gbomo lo; no dey do like bolo (Anywhere I go; let them know that I will return with a lady. Don’t act novice/dull)

If you want make I ginger give me the kokoro; ma ma je bi jollof (If you want me to ginger; give me the key, and I will eat you like jollof)

Come, make I come, make I show you my ponono; no dey do like bolo (Come, let me show you my manhood Don’t act novice/dull)

Outro (Burnaboy)

If you want make I ginger give me the kokoro; ma ko je bi ogbono, ma ma je bi jollof (If you want me to ginger; give me the key, and I will eat you like ogbono, I will eat you like jollof)

Tell me what I cannot do for your love Tell me what I cannot do for your love)

Olopa don carry all of us; dey carry deuces, I no wan talk (The police took all us, they carried deuces; I don’t want to talk.)

I no go respond even if you injure (I won’t respond even if you injure.)

‘Cause you know your vibes just dey give me ginger (Cause you know your vibes give me ginger.)

I go make you whine when I put it in you (I will make you whine when I put it into you)

If you know my style, I dey see the future (If you know my style; I always see the future.)

I no be babalawo me I just be singer (I am not a native doctor; I am just a singer.)

Watch the video for the song Ginger by Wizkid ft Burnaboy below

Duration: 3 minutes 49 seconds

Directed by Meji Alabi

A JM Films Production

Leave a Reply

error: Content is protected !!
%d bloggers like this: