Gbemidebe Meaning, Lyrics and Translation by Wale turner 

Music Review: Gbemidebe by Wale turner

Turner Omowaleola aka Wale Turner is a Nigerian rapper and songwriter. He is currently signed to “Royce and Royce,” entertainment.

What is the song Gbemidebe by Wale Turner all about?

Gbemidebe is a Yoruba word in Nigeria that translates to “Take me there” in English. Gbemidebe in the context of this song means to be “High,” or “Intoxicated.”

This is somewhat a motivational song. Wale Turner sings about things and people that uplift his spirit, put him in high spirits, and make him behave in a particular way till gets his heart desires. 

If you listen carefully to the song, you will notice that Wale Turner mentioned the names of some people (known and unknown), and brands that influence him.

Gbemidebe Lyrics by Wale Turner

Intro

Yeah yeah

Pre-chorus

Abo oro la ‘n so (A word is enough for the wise.) 

Abo oro la ‘n so f’umo luabi (A word is enough for the wise.) 

To ba d’enu e adodidi adodidi (If it truly gets to his heart/when digested, it will become whole.) 

Yeah you know that I am a rapper and a singer

I am from the street, I run the street

Chorus

Jowo je n gbe e de be (Gbe mi nibe) (Please, let me take you there.) (Take me there.) 

Omo ye gbemi debe (Ah ogbemi debe) (That babe/child took me there.) (She took me there.) 

A lo n gbemi debe (Ogbe mi debe) (I said she took me there.) (She took me there.) 

Sofe gbemi debe? (Ma gbe e debe) (Do you want to take me there? ) (I will take you there.) 

Ah s’omo ye gbemi debe? (Ah ah ogbemi debe) (Did that child/ babe take me there?) (She took me there.) 

Chika Orji gbemi debe (o ‘n gbe mi debe) (China Orji takes me there; yes, she takes me there.)

Eni money gbemi debe (Gbemidebe) ( Eni money takes me there; takes me there.) 

Vicky baby gbemi debe (Vicky baby takes me there.) 

Loud mi gbe mi debe (O ‘n gbe mi debe) (My loudness takes me there; it takes me there.) 

Shayo ye gbemi de be (Ah o ‘n gbe mi debe) (The liquor takes me there; it takes me there.) 

Awon igboro gan gbemi debe (O ‘n gbemi debe) ( Even the street takes me there.)

Sapa ma loma gbe yin debe (It is poverty that will take you there.)

Je ‘n gbe e debe (Let me take you there.)

Verse 1

 I know be okocha but I dey ball (I am not Okocha, but I ball) 

Opelope gbana mi I for dey dull (Thanks to my weed, I would have been dulling.) 

This one na im boss a bi eti gbo? (This is their boss, or you have not heard?) 

 Wanna la n je lowo no be ——–

Alfa jona e n bere irungbon e n bere irungbon (You heard a cleric is burnt , you are asking for the beards.) 

I do my shit easy mhen you know I don’t need rumour

And we dey worry no worry ( And we are not worried

We too bad we no sorry (We are too bad, we are not sorry.) 

Je suis la, ain’t going nowhere for anybody

Pre-chorus

Abo oro la ‘n so f’umo luabi (A word is enough for the wise.) 

To ba d’enu e adodidi adodidi (If it truly gets to his heart/when digested, it will become whole.) 

Yeah you know that I am a rapper and a singer

I am from the street, I run the street

Chorus

Jowo je n gbe e de be (Gbe mi debe) (Please, let me take you there.) (Take me there.) 

Omo ye gbemi debe (Ah ogbemi debe) (That babe/child took me there.) (She took me there.) 

A lo n gbemi debe (Ogbe mi debe) (I said she took me there.) (She took me there.) 

Sofe gbemi debe? (Ma gbe e debe) (Do you want to take me there? ) (I will take you there.) 

Ah s’omo ye gbemi debe? (Ah ah ah ogbemi debe) (Did that child/ babe take me there?) (She took me there.) 

Chika Orji gbemi debe (Ah ah ah, o ‘n gbe mi debe) (China Orji takes me there; yes, she takes me there.)

Eni money gbemi debe (Gbemidebe) ( Eni money takes me there; takes me there.) 

Vicky baby gbemi debe (O n gbemi debe) (Vicky baby takes me there, she takes me there. .) 

Loud mi gbe mi debe (O ‘n gbe mi debe) (My loudness takes me there; it takes me there.) 

Shayo ye gbemi de be (Ah o ‘n gbe mi debe) (The liquor takes me there; it takes me there.) 

Awon igboro gan gbemi debe (O ‘n gbemi debe) ( Even the street takes me there.)

Sapa ma loma gbe yin debe (It is poverty that will take you there.)

Je ‘n gbe e debe (Let me take you there.)

Refrain

Sina Peller gbemi debe (O ‘n gbemi debe) (Shina Peller takes me there; he takes me there. )

Bolo gan gbemi debe (O ‘n gbemi debe) (Bolo also takes me there, he takes me there.)

Big Mack gbemidebe (O ‘n gbemi debe) (Big Mack takes me there; he takes me there.)

Baddo gan gbemi debe (O ‘n gbemi debe) (Baddo takes me there.)

Muna —– (O ‘n gbemi debe)

O n gbe mi de be (Ah ah ah O ‘n gbemi debe) (It takes me there)

Chana gan gbe mi debe (O ‘n gbemi debe)

Credit alert o ‘n gbemi debe (Credit alert takes me there.)

 Walahi o’n gbemi debe (Honestly, it takes me there.)

Ah o ‘n gbemi debe (It takes me there.)

O’n gbemi debe (It takes me there.)

O’n gbemi debe (It takes me there.)

Duration 3 minutes

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