Zlatan said “Jaboti” what does he mean?

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Music Review: “Jaboti,” by Zlatan

“Jaboti,” is a song by Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter, Zlatan.

The song premiered a few days ago. “Jaboti,” is a Yoruba word in Nigeria that translates to “Can’t fall,” in English.

The artist sang in pidgin and Yoruba. The song comes in a verse, and the pre-chorus and chorus were taken 2 times each.

Meaning of some words

What does LASTMA mean in Nigeria?

LASTMA is the short form for Lagos State Traffic Management Authority. It is an agency that ensures road users are abiding by driving and road rules to allow the free flow of traffic and reduce accidents.

What is the song “Jaboti,” by Zlatan all about?

In the song “Jaboti,” by Zlatan, the artist sings about God’s continuous backing musically and in other aspects which can never make him go down. The song is a direct message to those seeking his downfall.

What do you all think?

Check out “Jaboti,” by Zlatan Lyrics Translation below

Intro

Original

Pre chorus

Ah

Say won fe mo di abajo je ju nika (They want to find out the reason, and we both… )

You say you wan make am dey pray make I suffer (You said you want to make, and you are praying for me to suffer.)

Enemies go try, but, back to sender (Enemies would try, but, I return it to the sender.)

Man no be God so me I no dey bother (Man is not God, so, I don’t bother.)

He gett-y many reason, and it is already written, yeah (There are many reasons, and, they have been written.)

Baba loni pe mi o le jabo (Baba/God said I can never go down.)

Ah, say

He gett-y many reason, and it is already written, yeah (There are many reasons, and, they have been written.)

Baba loni pe ki ma lo, ah (Baba/God said I should keep going.)

Chorus

Say mi o le jabo jabo jabo (That, I can never fall.)

Mo jaboti (I can’t fall.)

Ah jabo jabo jabo jabo, mo jabo ti (Fall; I can’t fall)

Say mi o le jabo o jabo o jabo o (I said, I can’t fall.)

Mo jaboti (I can’t fall.)

Mo jabo jabo jabo jabo jabo, mo jabo ti (Fall? I can’t fall.)

Verse 1

….sa 240 lori highway, wahala fun LASTMA to n le (I ran 240 on the highway; trouble/problem for the LASTMA that’s chasing.)

Ain’t no change in God’s way, na why everyday na my birthday (There is no change in God’s way; that’s why everyday is my birthday.)

Started from the bottom now we are here, wa ti magbo (I started from the button, now we are here. You would have been hearing.)

Woni orin le, sugbon o’un ni ma ko (They said the singing song is hard, but, that is what I would be singing.)

Back to back in every year

Talo lomo, oluko omo, iya Lola l’olo mo (Whose child is this? It is Lola’s mother’s.)

K’ole pay ni mo se tena mo, tena mo, tena mo (It would be beneficial, that was why I added more more effort.)

Won fe dinna omo, ofi rapping yen pawon lo (Theywant to block my road, but, I used my rap to kill them.)

Fun won lo , j’eju won, fi effisi gba iyawo won (I kept giving them, disappointed them, and used my stylishness to snatch their wife.)

Won fe ko jabo, sugbon Oluwa mi o ju won lo (They want me to fall, but, my God is bigger than them.)

Pre-chorus

Say won fe mo di abajo je ju nika (They want to find out the reason, and we both… )

You say you wan make am dey pray make I suffer (You said you want to make, and you are praying for me to suffer.)

Enemies go try, but, back to sender (Enemies would try, but, I return it to the sender.)

Man no be God so me I no dey bother (Man is not God, so, I don’t bother.)

He gett-y many reason, and it is already written, yeah (There are many reasons, and, they have been written.)

Baba loni pe mi o le jabo (Baba/God said I can never go down.)

Ah, say

He gett-y many reason, and it is already written, ah(There are many reasons, and, they have been written.)

Baba loni pe ki ma lo, ah (Baba/God said I should keep going.)

Chorus

Say mi o le jabo jabo jabo (That, I can never fall.)

Mo jaboti (I can’t fall.)

Ah jabo jabo jabo jabo, mo jabo ti (Fall; I can’t fall)

Say mi o le jabo o jabo o jabo o (I said, I can’t fall.)

Mo jaboti (I can’t fall.)

Mo jabo jabo jabo jabo jabo, mo jabo ti (Fall? I can’t fall.)

Outro

Ayyyiiiiiii

Timijay on the track

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Watch the video for the song “Jaboti,” by Zlatan below

Duration: 2 minutes 26 seconds

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