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Shatta Wale’s 'Gringo' lyrically empty - Stephen Anti

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Ace Journalist with media giant TV3, has added his voice to the trending video of shatta wale dubbed ‘Gringo’ . According to him the most talked about song in Ghana currently, Gringo , from Self acclaimed Dancehall King, Shatta Wale who has more ‘ Jama’ songs to his name than dancehall songs as ‘ lyrically empty’ .

Since the release of Shatta Wale’s 'Gringo' music video on Friday 27th April, it has amassed social media buzzing as many have praised him for its ultra-captivating visuals on the video.

Another section of social media users are of the view that the 7-minutes music video looks more like a movie and that the song itself lasted for 1 minutes , 44 seconds and doubted shatta Wale’s lyrically prowess.

Although, the video is trending , some social media users who are ‘ objective ‘ have eulogized the video for its quality visuals but complained of the ‘lyrical content’ of the song.

Broadcaster , Stephen Anti happens to be one of the critics who took to his official facebook page to comment on the trending song. According to him the lyrical content of the song is nothing to write home about . He branded the ‘ Gringo’ song as ‘ lyrically empty’

He attached the lyrics of the song to buttress his point . On his facebook page he wrote:

“I just want to say Gringo is lyrically empty.. Lyrics: Shatta Wale –


Yeah Joint, jus lemme know when di ting ready

Ah yeah

Mmm, leff dem

Verse 1:

Shout out to man gringo

Yes gringo, ringo


Wha’ happen

Hey Mandingo

Oya make me tell dem

Me never see nuh badman weh ah wear kaba

K3 sugar daddy fey

Am3 k33 maaba

If ah gyal say picture, me nuh say nah, nah

Everybody know me run dis town, yahman

Kudi, Kudi we ah smoke inna every corner

Ask ’bout Shatta Movement inna Ghana

Gyal dema whine when dem hear da number one banger

I like dema twerk

Can’t date Gaga



Me dey and still ah hear what dem all are talking ’bout

Bad mind, fake friends me see dem walking out

If ah dem mute

I go talk about dancehall now

Verse 2:

If to haffi really to date a gyal

Me ah go date Cardi B

Woah, gyal so sleek

Gyal body hot like water weh yah bubble inna bath

Mmm, me nuh want to talk

‘member every soldier know haffi live inna di bush

Ah we rasta can show you di right kush

You seh unnu ah dancer


Come wit ya coun’ nush

If u issa man beat ah gyal – dat ah bush


Me dey and still ah hear what dem all are talking ’bout

Bad mind, fake friends me see dem walking out

If ah dem mute

I go talk about dancehall now

Verse 3:

If ah nah me?

Who ah go talk ’bout it

Kenya, Ghana

If ah gyal seh push

Make sure you push it inna womb

Make sure she ah bad like wuu!


If you got a long cock, make sure you put it inna

Cuh di woman dem like it used

If you reach out, that’s nice

Slow down the dose before unnu ah go meet ???

Bwoy dis ah mi farmland

Me nuh wan’ see no bwoy fly over it like a crow

Bwoy watch ya mouth

Watch how you talk, cuz dis badman you see can act very cold

POW!! “

The music video was the most expensive video from Shatta Wale.The Video was directed by internationally recognized video director, Sesan, for Film Factory and produced by David Nguyen and was unveiled on MTVBase, Channel 322 on DSTV on Friday April 27, 2018.

Source: browngh.com

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