(+Lyrics + Translation) “Begging,” Meaning by Yemi Alade

Music Review: Begging by Yemi Alade

“Begging,” is a song by Nigerian singer and songwriter, Yemi Alade. 

What is the song “Begging,” by Yemi Alade all about?

“Begging,” by Yemi Alade is a song on heartbreak. In the song, begging, Yemi sings about how badly she was treated by her significant other before he ended the relationship. Her significant other suddenly changed on her, he used to be loving, which makes the artist believe he was only pretending.

Yemi is turning down any man that would treat her the same way her ex treated her. As a matter of fact, she is begging such people to stay away from her, likewise the man who broke her heart.

Here are the lyrics to the song “Begging,” by Yemi Alade 

Intro

Instrumental

Oh oh oh

Verse 1

It’s not by force, to fall in love again

I cannot stand the rain

I cannot play the game

I shoot my shot

And I don tear the net (I tore the net.)

You no send me again (You don’t care about me anymore.)

You say you no do no more (You said you are no longer interested.)

Obimo (My heart)

You don break my heart tey tey jaburata (You have broken my heart.)

You finish me patapata (You finished me totally.)

I dey for maza maza

Darling mo (My darling.)

You use to be Mr. lover lover 

You calling me Cinderella

But treat me like yama yama (But treat me in a bad way.)

Chorus

If you help me see lo lo lo lo (If you see my love)

Tell am i no wan do no no no no (Tell him I am no more interested.)

I’m begging oh, no no no (I am begging)

Don’t got no time for no no no no (I have got no time.)

If you help me see lo lo lo lo (If you see my love)

Tell am i no wan do no no no no (Tell him I am no more interested.)

I’m begging oh, no no no (I am begging)

Don’t got no time for no no no no (I have got no time.)

Verse 2

Omo if you wanna be my lover

Be my friend

You no go need pretend (You don’t have to pretend.)

Cause imma keep hundred

Hundred, till the end

Omo if you wanna be my lover

Be my friend

Then why you dey pretend? (Why are you pretending?)

You don show me something, something (You have showed me something.)

Burst my brain. 

Chorus

If you help me see lo lo lo lo (If you see my love)

Tell am i no wan do no no no no (Tell him I am no more interested.)

I’m begging oh, no no no (I am begging)

Don’t got no time for no no no no (I have got no time.)

If you help me see lo lo lo lo (If you see my love)

Tell am i no wan do no no no no (Tell him I am no more interested.)

I’m begging oh, no no no (I am begging)

Don’t got no time for no no no no (I have got no time.)

Outro

Yeah eh eh

No no no no

This love is not what I want

Not what I need

This love is not what I want

It’s not what I need oh oh

No-oh it’s not meant for me

Oh-oh

No-oh

It’s not what I need

Oh-oh

Duration 2 minutes 15 seconds

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