(+Lyrics) Meaning and Translation of One Transaction by Destiny Boy 

Music Review- One Transaction by Destiny Boy 

One Transaction is a song by Nigerian singer and songwriter, Destiny Boy.

What is the song One Transaction by Destiny Boy all about?

A Transaction is money paid in exchange for goods or services.

In the song “One Transaction,” by Destiny Boy, the artist is encouraging people to keep striving or pushing regardless of the challenges, regardless of how people try to disparage them, regardless of how uncaring people her.

He spurs them to keep working because one day a breakthrough will come their way, and they will get that transaction they have always wanted. According to Destiny Boy, it is just a one-time transaction that will change their life for good.

Also, Destiny Boy in the song “One Transaction,” advises people to be mindful of the kind of friends they keep because some friends are just unfriendly friends who don’t wish them well.

One Transaction by Destiny Boy Lyrics Translation

Verse 1

I’m a hustler I dey work, I dey pray (I am a hustler that works and prays)

Mio shere, hustler get pay day oh (pay day oh) (I am not joking, a hustler has a pay day.)

Omo oba, work for the dough (King’s child, work for the dough.)

No dey dull, make you hustle (Don’t dull, ensure you hustle.)

You know say na one day oh (one day oh) (You know that one day.)

One transaction pere oh (pere oh) (It would just be one transaction.)

Eje k’owo mi pe oh (pe oh) (Let my money be complete.)

No dey ko’yan mi kere oh (kere oh) (Don’t belittle me!)

Nigga no time for play-play 

Chorus

Because people mad oh 

Dem go do you bad oh (They will do bad things to you.)

Dem go kill your vibe oh (They will kill your vibe.)

You go shout “why oh?” (You would shout why?)

Because people mad oh 

Dem go do you bad oh (They will do bad things to you.)

Dem go kill your vibe oh (They will kill your vibe.)

You go shout “why oh?” (You would shout why?)

Verse 2

Some people dey wey be say dem no dey send at all, send at all (Some people don’t give a damn.)

Some people dey wey be say dem no dey care at all (Some people don’t care at all.)

Malo wo’ju Uche won (Don’t look at Uche’s face (Don’t be scared.))

Omo oro mi, malo fo (Don’t tremble)

Iwo shati kala tan, kala tan (Just be wicked/strict.)

Kala tan, kala tan, kala oh (Be wicked/strict)

Ile aye, fun’gba die ni oh (This world is just for a little time.)

Omo ara’ye, e sere oh (People of the world, play.)

Chorus

Because people mad oh 

Dem go do you bad oh (They will do bad things to you.)

Dem go kill your vibe oh (They will kill your vibe.)

You go shout “why oh?” (You would shout why?)

Because people mad oh 

Dem go do you bad oh (They will do bad things to you.)

Dem go kill your vibe oh (They will kill your vibe.)

You go shout “why oh?” (You would shout why?)

Verse 3

 Shey you be friend? (Are you a friend?)

Shey you be friend or foe? (Are you a friend or a foe?)

Shey you be real friend or fake friend? (Are you a real friend or a fake friend?)

Tell me, which one you belong to? 

Ile aye, fun’gba die ni oh (This world is just for a little time.)

Omo ara’ye, e sere oh (People of the world, play!)

Repeat Verse 1

I’m a hustler I dey work, I dey pray (I am a hustler that works and prays)

Mio shere, hustler get pay day oh (Pay day oh) (I am not joking, a hustler has a pay day.)

Omo oba, work for the dough (King’s child, work for the dough.)

No dey dull, make you hustle (Don’t dull, ensure you hustle.)

You know say na one day oh (one day oh) (You know that one day.)

One transaction pere oh (Pere oh) (It would just be one transaction.)

Eje k’owo mi pe oh (Pe oh) (Let my money be complete.)

No dey ko’yan mi kere oh (kere oh) 

Nigga no time for play-play 

Chorus

Because people mad oh 

Dem go do you bad oh (They will do bad things to you.)

Dem go kill your vibe oh (They will kill your vibe.)

You go shout “why oh?” (You would shout why?)

Because people mad oh 

Dem go do you bad oh (They will do bad things to you.)

Dem go kill your vibe oh (They will kill your vibe.)

You go shout “why oh?” (You would shout why?)

Chorus

Because people mad oh 

Dem go do you bad oh (They will do bad things to you.)

Dem go kill your vibe oh (They will kill your vibe.)

You go shout “why oh?” (They will kill your vibe.)

Because people mad oh (mad oh) 

Dem go do you bad oh (bad oh) (They will do bad things to you.)

Dem go kill your vibe oh (vibe oh) (They will kill your vibe.)

You go shout “why oh?” (They will kill your vibe.)

Duration– 3 minutes 17 seconds

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