(+Lyrics + meaning + translation) Music review: Gone far by Zinoleesky

Zinoleesky is a Nigerian artist signed to Marlain record label, a record label owned by Naira Marley.

What is the song Gone far by Zinoleesky about?

The word “Go far,” in the context of this song means to excel exceedingly or to be successful or be in a better place/position.  

Zinoleesky looks back at the days of his struggles and gives thanks to God for how far he has brought him. He says he has gone farther than were his enemies thought him to be. He says his success has earned him more money and respect.

Zinoleesky also talks about how he was looked down on, but after his success, those that had looked down on him, now desire to be benefiting from him. But, Zinoleesky says he will deal with them.

Lyrics to Gonefar by Zinoleesky

Intro

Uh uh uh uh uh

Uh uh uh uh uh

Verse 1

I left dem post on my Instagram (I left those posts on my Instagram.)

So, you can see there was a turning point. 

There is no method or diagram 

Omo ogbon, s’ebi you know where I was coming from? (Smart child, but, you know where I am coming from)

Chorus

Now, look at me, I’ve gone far

Dem no know when I run pass (They didn’t know when I overcame)

More money, more respect 

Give them what they don’t expect 

Now, look at me, I’ve gone far

Dem no know when I run pass (They didn’t know when I overcame)

More money, more respect 

Give them what they don’t expect 

Post chorus

Ma f’owo kan mi oh, ma se be (Don’t touch me, don’t be too jumpy/forward.)

Ma f’owo kan mi oh, ma se be e (Don’t touch me, don’t be too jumpy/forward.)

Ma f’owo kan mi oh, ma se be (Don’t touch me, don’t be too jumpy/forward.)

Ma f’owo kan mi oh, ma se be e e(Don’t touch me, don’t be too jumpy/forward.)

Ma f’owo kan mi oh, ma se be (Don’t touch me, don’t be too jumpy/forward.)

Ma f’owo kan mi oh, ma se be e (Don’t touch me, don’t be too jumpy/forward.)

Ma f’owo kan mi oh, ma se be (Don’t touch me, don’t be too jumpy/forward.)

Ma f’owo kan mi oh, ma se be e e(Don’t touch me, don’t be too jumpy/forward.)

Verse 2

B’ori fo mi, ——-

Emi bad boy, ibo lero pe e fe lo? (I am a bad boy, where do you think you are going?)

Na everybody get hin own story (Everyone has a story.)

E ma sofun mi pe “ko to n tori” (Don’t tell me it should not be because of that.)

Them say “who be that boy?” (They said, who is that boy?)

E get —-, e get mad voice (He has a mad voice.)

Na God do am, no be man work (It is God’s work, not man’s work.)

And now, I no really get another choice (And now, I don’t really have another choice.)

Chorus

Now, look at me, I’ve gone far

Dem no know when I run pass (They didn’t know when I overcame)

More money, more respect 

Give them what they don’t expect 

Now, look at me, I’ve gone far

Dem no know when I run pass (They didn’t know when I overcame)

More money, more respect 

Give them what they don’t expect 

Post chorus

Ma f’owo kan mi oh, ma se be (Don’t touch me, don’t be too jumpy/forward.)

Ma f’owo kan mi oh, ma se be e (Don’t touch me, don’t be too jumpy/forward.)

Ma f’owo kan mi oh, ma se be (Don’t touch me, don’t be too jumpy/forward.)

Ma f’owo kan mi oh, ma se be e e(Don’t touch me, don’t be too jumpy/forward.)

Ma f’owo kan mi oh, ma se be (Don’t touch me, don’t be too jumpy/forward.)

Ma f’owo kan mi oh, ma se be e (Don’t touch me, don’t be too jumpy/forward.)

Ma f’owo kan mi oh, ma se be (Don’t touch me, don’t be too jumpy/forward.)

Ma f’owo kan mi oh, ma se be e e(Don’t touch me, don’t be too jumpy/forward.)

Outro

Look at this n-ggas callin’ me “rascal” 

Where were you, when you was on Insta’ causing disaster? 

Don’t know why they feel like me I owe dem (I don’t know why they feel like I owe them )

I get pepper, me go show dem ( I have pepper. I will show them.)

Me, I know my people remember (I know they can remember.)

Dem know how we do it every December (They know how we do it every December.)

Duration 2 minutes 30 seconds

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