The Bad Boy Playlist (The Struggle)

Amidst the heat of this moment which appears to be a turnaround is the utilization of music. As the youths are protesting for change whilst rallying for funds, Nigerians have utilized music to pass their messages in clear expression.

Here’s a playlist of songs speaking against Police Brutality & Bad Governance in general.

Barawo – Ajebo Hustlers

“This country na wa (yo lo lo lo lo) This country na wa (ye le le le le le le)”

Zombie – Fela Kuti

We can’t help but add this track to the playlist from the OG himself!

Johnny – Falz

“Eyan melo lo ma ku”

Collateral Damage – Burna boy

“Fight for your right o you go to fear”

Another story – Burna Boy feat Manifest

“We need to increase the volume of this song”

Mr President – African China

This song was released about 14 years ago and is still relatable today

Hard life – Black Face

Evergreen song

Jaga jaga – Eedris Abdulkareem

A slang for shambles. Everyone turn on your mic for this tune!!!!

Sorrow tears and Blood – Fela Kuti

The lyrics of this song matters so much at a time like this.

Monsters you made Burna Boy feat Chris Martin

Burna Boy sang about an inevitable conflict after citizens get fed up and this is it.

Wetin man go do – Burna Boy

“Waka waka. No rest oh.”

Jailer – Asa

Despite the fact that this song is over a decade old, it feels quite apt right now.

4th republic – Show Dem Camp

“They can’t hold us down

We pulling out the punches

Like Deontay in the final round

This year we got a lot more”

Sudden – Tekno

“See dem, see dem

No be today my people dey suffer”

This is Nigeria – Falz

What’s a protest anthem without this track?

Win win – Ladipoe

“Life ain’t easy but still we all want shout zaga dat” – honestly, don’t we all?

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