(+Lyrics + meaning + translation) Music review: Ballon D’or by Burnaboy ft Wizkid

Ballon D’or is a song by Nigerian Grammy award winners, Burnaboy and Wizkid.

The song is Burnaboy’s, but he featured Wizkid. Burnaboy is signed to Spaceship records; a record label he owns. 

Wizkid on the other hand is signed to Starboy Entertainment; a record label he owns.

What is the song “Ballon D’or by Burnaboy ft Wizkid about?

To know what the song “Ballon D’or is about, it is important to first know the meaning of Ballon D’or.

What is the meaning of Ballon d’Or?

The Ballon d’Or is also known as the “Golden Ball.” It is a football award presented yearly to an exceptional male player.

What is the meaning of Penkelemess?

Penkelemess is a word coined by Nigerian author and politician, Adegoke Adelabu before his death. The word means “A peculiar mess.” Adegoke used the term to represent the opposition in the Western Region House of Assembly. 

The song “Ballon d’Or” by Burnaboy ft Wizkid talks about their exceptional performance in the music industry which gave them global recognition and earned them a Grammy award. Grammy award is a highly coveted recognized music award in the United States given to musicians with outstanding achievements.

The artists brag about superiority in the music industry which earned them the award.

The song also talks about how ladies are all over them and how they are having so much s-x-al fun with them. 

Lyrics to Ballon D’or by Burnaboy ft Wizkid

Intro (Burnaboy and Wizkid)

Instrumentals

Wetin dey sup (What is happening)

Wetin dey sup (What is happening)

I dey your side (I am beside you)

I dey your side (I am beside you)

Yeah yeah

One-man

Two-man

Three… 

E don penkelemess (It has turned to a peculiar mess.)

Chorus

Penkelemess

Come dey move like a disco (It is now moving like a disco)

Won ni ki ma lo latan (They said I should lick it finish.)

I be boss, I be actor (I am a boss, I am an actor.)

So, therefore, give me Ballon D’or (So, therefore, give me Ballon D’or)

Oya come take a picture (Come and take a picture.)

Rora yo, ayo n kpa ‘yan (Don’t be too excited, over excitement can kill.)

Oya, follow my instructions (Follow my instructions.)

Post chorus

Won le mi bo, won le mi bo, won le mi bo o (They are chasing after me)

Won le mi bo, won le mi bo, won le mi bo o (They are chasing after me)

Verse 1 (Burnaboy)

Penkelemess (What a peculiar mess)

Come dey smoke cannabis (They are now smoking cannabis.)

Doctor say mak I pop one of this (Doctor said I should pop one of this.)

Make me fly like say I’m Aladdin (Makes me fly as if I am Aladin)

Come bring some kind melodies (Brought kind melodies.)

Omo Messi self no do pass at this (Even, Messi did not do more than this.)

So many things inside of my jeans (So many things inside my jean.)

I swear down e be things, e be things (I swear, there are things.)

Chorus

Penkelemess

Come dey move like a disco (It is now moving like a disco)

Won ni ki ma lo latan (They said I should lick it finish.)

I be boss, I be actor (I am a boss, I am an actor.)

So, therefore, give me Ballon D’or (So, therefore, give me Ballon D’or)

Oya come take a picture (Come and take a picture.)

Rora yo, ayo n kpa ‘yan (Don’t be too excited, over excitement can kill.)

Oya, follow my instructions (Follow my instructions.)

Verse 2 (Wizkid)

Oh, Lord of mercy

I dey with one wey dey call me Messi (I am with one of those that do call me Mercy.)

I dey for Shitta, she go fly, come check me (I am Shitta, she comes around to check me.)

I neva see person wey fit use money impress me (I have not seen anyone that can use their money to impress me.)

All of the things she dey do, she dey test me (All she does is to test me.)

I dey with kele for back, I dey pressing (I am with a lady at the back, and I am pressing.)

The one I carry come don dey suspect me (The one I already carried is now suspecting.)

She call me small body, big engine, oh-ah (She calls me small body with a big engine.)

Oh ah

On my number, she calling on (She is always calling my number.)

Anytime wey she wan’ give me loving, ah (Anytime she wants to give me loving.)

And like a flat tire, me go pump it up (Like a flat tire, I will pump it up.)

And every other day na she dey turn me on (Every other day, she turns me on.)

Say me I still dey make her come the more (That I still make her come (cum) often.

As soon as we reach house, we dey ——- (As soon as we got home, we ——)-

Walahi I forget say her guy dey for there (Honestly, I forgot that her guy is here.)

See omo, omo mo ti penkelemes o (See, I am in a peculiar mess.)

Chorus (Burnaboy)

Penkelemess

Come dey move like a disco (It is now moving like a disco)

Won ni ki ma lo latan (They said I should lick it finish.)

I be boss, I be actor (I am a boss, I am an actor.)

So, therefore, give me Ballon D’or (So, therefore, give me Ballon D’or)

Oya come take a picture (Come and take a picture.)

Rora yo, ayo n kpa ‘yan (Don’t be too excited, over excitement can kill.)

Oya, follow my instructions (Follow my instructions.)

Post chorus (Burnaboy)

Won le mi bo, won le mi bo, won le mi bo o (They are chasing after me)

Won le mi bo, won le mi bo, won le mi bo o (They are chasing after me)

Won le mi bo, won le mi bo, won le mi bo o (They are chasing after me)

Won le mi bo, won le mi bo, won le mi bo o (They are chasing after me)

Duration: 3 minutes 9 seconds

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  • September 27, 2022 at 5:35 pm
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