Fela: Everybody say Kachire
Singers and audience: Kachire

Fela: It means take it off; remove it

Fela: Kachire
Singers/audience: Kachire

Fela: lebulebulebulebulebu
Singers/audience: Kachire both together 2 times

Fela: Fe'di fe'di fe'di
Singers/audience: Kachire

Fela: Ran'di ran'di ran'di
Singers/audience: Kachire

Fela: Fe'bo fe'bo fe'bo fe'bo
Singers: Kachire

Fela: La'bo la'bo la'bo la'bo
Singers: Kachire

VERSE 1

Fela: eh no easy o, eh no easy to be Nigerian
Singers: eh no easy both 2 times

Fela: eh no easy o citizen no dey for Nigeria
Singers: eh no easy

Fela: eh no easy o public dey citizen no dey
Singers: eh no easy

Fela: eh no easy o, eh no easy to be Nigerian
Singers: eh no easy

Fela: eh no easy o even Head of State no be citizen at anytime
Singers: at anytime all the time at all

Fela: at anytime anytime at all, at anytime anytime at all
Singers: at anytime all the time at all

Fela: because anybody fit go quench him neck at anytime
Singers: at anytime all the time at all

Fela: that is why you must get these bad minders at anytime
Singers: at anytime all the time at all

Fela: Bazooka must dey for front at anytime
Singers: at anytime all the time at all

Fela: at anytime to be citizen
Fela: to be citizen

Fela: dem must fit kill you
Singers: to be citizen

Fela: while dem kill you finish, you must wake up again
Singers: to be citizen

Fela: dem must burn your house too
Singers: to be citizen

Fela: dem must kill your mother
Singers: to be citizen

Fela: dem must charge you sabotage
Singers: to be citizen

Fela: dem must jail you five years
Singers: to be citizen

Fela: aah eh no easy o, eh no easy to be Nigerian
Singers: eh no easy

Fela: eh no easy o I be citizen for Nigeria
Singers: eh no easy

Fela: some citizen I fit talk something
Singers: eh no easy

Fela: Kachire repeat of earlier underground spiritual game

VERSE 2

Fela: in this State of Nigeria, we get important place,
one of the important place, the court of law and justice,
in the court of law and justice, serious people dey there
make you hear these nonsense things these serious people dey do,
make you hear these yeye things these serious people dem dey do
Horns section:

Fela: police go arrest people for road for wandering
Horns section:

Fela: police wey no get destination
Horns section:

Fela: police wey waka about perambulating
Horns section:

Fela: harassing the man wey get destination
Horns section:

Fela: harassing the woman wey get destination
Horns section:

Fela: trying to fuck women by force by road by night
Horns section:

Fela: police go charge dem for wandering
Horns section:

Fela: police the wanderer go charge you for wandering
Horns section:

Fela: Stevie Wonder sef go start to wander
Horns section

Fela: how police Go go start arrest people for selling in the morning,
government people don start yeye, selling for road is tradition of African people,
government people don start yeye, lebulebulebulebu, police go start arrest

Fela: arrest pofpof seller..... trumpet section
Fela: arrest akara seller.......trumpet section
Fela: arrest moinmoin seller.....trumpet section
Fela: arrest rice seller...........trumpet section
Fela: arrest soap seller........trumpet section
Fela: arrest amala seller.......trumpet section
Fela: arrest ice-cream seller....trumpet section
Fela: very very hot food, very very fresh food, carry dem go for court
magistrate dey pass judgment; pof pof exhibit, moinmoin exhibit,
akara exhibit, rice exhibit, eey ye, the exhibit me I know na marijuana
the exhibit me I know na stolen property, but for Nigerian court eh no dey happens so
inside which storage dem wan keep these kind exhibit, lebulebulebulebu
pofpof exhibit, moinmoin exhibit akara exhibit, rice exhibit, lebulebulebulebu

Fela: after dem don take the own from the owner...trumpet section
magistrate go take some money from them, he go send dem all away from the court
government of the people na spoilers, police go spoil you by beating
government go spoil you by wahala, see dem look dem watch everyday in the morning
see dem look dem watch dem in the street, after these dey happen to you one time
you go start to make up your mind yourself, you go start to point at your enemy

Fela/Singers: see army don come out me, spoiler international don dey go
spoiler international don dey go, see army don come out of me,...................................repeat 2 times

Fela/Singers: because you know many thing eh must spoil, many eh must spoil, may things eh must spoil

Fela: Akunakuna kunakuna
Chorus: Akunakuna senior brother of perambulator........repeat

Fela: organ
Egypt 80: orchestra ending.


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