(+Lyrics + Translation) Jaiye “Ihe geme,” Meaning by Psquare “Melodic!”

Music Review: Jaiye “Ihe geme,” by Psquare

Jaiye is a song by the recently re-united music brand- Psquare. The P-square brand comprises twin brothers who go by the names, Peter and Paul Okoye. Their stage names are Mr.P and Rudeboy respectively.

Jaiye is a Yoruba word in Nigeria that means live/enjoy your life. “Ihegeme,” is an Igbo word in Nigeria that means “something will happen.”

Jaiye is a fast pace song; a very danceable one at that. The song premiered on Friday, 22nd July 2022 and has garnered over a million views in just a day.

What’s the song Jaiye “Ihe Geme,” by Psquare all about?

Psquare in the song “Jaiye “Ihe geme,” spurred people to try and enjoy their life to the fullest regardless of what people say about them.

According to Psquare, they would keep enjoying their lives non-stop with the huge money they have, and would always be in a place where there is massive fun. Anyone that tries to act as an obstacle would be disappointed.

Here are the lyrics to the song “Jaiye “Ihe geme,” by Psquare

Intro (Mr.P and Rudeboy)

Psquare!

Ok

Yeah! yeah!

Nothing dey craze

Hook (Mr.P and Rudeboy)

Jaiye ori mi (I will enjoy my life.)

Jaiye, jaiye ori mi (Enjoy, enjoy my life.)

Jaiye ori mi (Yeah yeah!) (I will enjoy my life.)

Jaiye, jaiye ori mi (Enjoy, enjoy my life.)

Ihe geme, ihe geme eh (Something will happen.)

Ihe geme, ihe geme eh (Something will happen.)

Ima n’ihe geme (Do you know that something will happen)

Ihe geme eh, ihe geme (Something will happen.)

Chorus (Mr.P and Rudeboy)

So, put your hands up in da air

Make we Jaiye (Let’senjoy life.)

Na there I dey (That’s where I am, to keep enjoying.)

Ihe geme, ihe geme (Something will happen.)

Put your hands up in da air

Make we Jaiye (Let’senjoy life.)

Na there I dey (That’s where I am, to keep enjoying.)

Ihe geme, ihe geme me me me (Something will happen.)

Eh

Hook (Mr.P)

Jaiye ori mi (I will enjoy my life.)

Jaiye Jaiye ori mi (Enjoy, enjoy my life.)

Jaiye ori mi (I will enjoy my life.)

Jaiye Jaiye ori mi (Enjoy, enjoy my life.)

Verse 1 (Rudeboy)

Eh!

Je kan sa, ma soro (Let them talk, keep talking.) 

Je kan sa, ma soro, eh(Let them talk, keep talking.) 

Sebi na dem get their mouth (They own their mouth.)

Wetin dem like make dem talk (Let them say what they like.)

I go dey live my life (I will keep living my life.)

I go dey live my life (I will keep living my life.)

If you try me

You go chop breakfast (You would eat breakfast (Be dealt with/heartbroken.))

You go chop breakfast, ge ge (You would eat breakfast (Be dealt with/heartbroken.))

Oh oh

Pre-chorus (Mr.P)

Oya put your hands up high

I know you dey feel dat vibe (I know you are feeling that vibe.)

Cause, I know get your time (Because I don’t have your time.)

Say na money dey my mind (It is only money that’s on my mind.)

Yeah

If you no make am oh (If you don’t make it.)

Wetin you gain? (What do you again?)

Brother wetin you gain! (Brother, what do you gain?)

Chorus (Rudeboy and Mr.P)

So put your hands up in da air.

Make we Jaiye (Let’s enjoy our lives.)

Na there I dey (That’s where you wll find me.)

Ihe geme, ihe geme (Something will happen.)

Put your hands up in da air… (Jaiye lo) 

Make we Jaiye (Let’s enjoy life.)

Na there I dey (That’s where I am.)

Ihe geme, ihe geme me me me (Something will happen.)

Hook (Mr.P)

Jaiye ori mi (yeah yeah) (I will enjoy my life.)

Jaiye Jaiye ori mi (Enjoy, enjoy my life.)

Jaiye ori mi (ok) (I will enjoy my life.)

Jaiye Jaiye ori mi (Enjoy, enjoy my life.)

Verse 2 (Rudeboy)

Omo, na enjoyment (This is enjoyment.)

We want shake body (We want to shake our body.)

Tell dem e still dey body (Tell them it is still in the body.)

P-Square go make you soji (Psquare will make you dance.)

Even though we too get money oh oh! (Even though we have plenty money.)

I go dey live my life (I would keep living my life.)

I go dey live my life (I would keep living my life.)

If you try me

You go chop breakfast (You would be heartbroken/disappointed))

You go chop breakfast… ge ge! (You would be heartbroken/disappointed.)

Oh oh

Pre-chorus (Mr.P)

Oya put your hands up high

I know you dey feel that vibe (I know you are feeling the vibe.)

Cause I know get your time (Cause,I don’t have your time.)

Say na money dey my mind (It is money that is on my mind.)

Yeah

If you no make am oh (If you don’t make it)

Wetin you gain? (What do you gain?)

Brother, wetin you gain! (Brother, what did you gain?)

Chorus (Rudeboy and Mr. P)

So put your hands up in da air

Make we Jaiye (Let’s enjoy life.)

Na there I dey (That’s where I am.)

Ihe geme, ihe geme (Something will happen.)

So put your hands up in da air

Make we Jaiye (Let’s enjoy life.)

Na there I dey (That’s where I am.)

Ihe geme, ihe geme, ihe geme, ihe geme eh eh (Something will happen.)

Outro

Ihe geme, ihe geme e (Something will happen)

Ihe geme, ihe geme eh (Something will happen)

Ima n’ihe geme, ihe geme eh (Do you know that something will happen? Something will happen)

Ihe geme, ihe geme eh (Something will happen)

Watch the video for the song Jaiye “Ihe geme,” by Psquare below

Duration: 3 minutes 59 seconds

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