Let’s drop the dolls and robots, we’re grown now. You got a mind of your own now, save your heart the trouble, accept this is destiny. From singing in the church to Christmas night corals, I come long way with that brilliance, you’re the right influence in my space.

We ran after butterflies in the winter fields, before Dora The Explorer and the Winks, now I’m after a moment on your lips. We should give this a chance.

Teenage Fever

I want to grow from that boy starring over the balcony,
Cycling with your brother on the walkway,
He hates me for reasons too many,
If he ain’t coming to the party I’ll be glad to stay.
Remember when your paps bought you a chiwawa,
You’d ask me from school to walk her together.
Then my eyes treated you like my little sister,
Before your smile grew prettier,
And some kinks grew a little bigger.
Slowly you became a stranger,
One that took my head with her,
The urge to know you better.
Everything happened too fast.
I was the best of your company at first,
My heart now thinks that’s not just,
Because it’s more than we both want,
It’s not ready to compromise on that,
And if you think there’s any way out,
You should be the one to tell it that,
I’ve tried for too long to fight it,
Now I’m all beaten and knocked out.

I can only be valued by these words,
This is my worth, from my heart to yours,
My excuse from the thousands,
The high-tagged heels and cars,
This is promise for as far as it goes,
Nobody else knows, I want to buy you a fresh rose,
All quarters in fours, whatever you want is yours.
I want to see the first light with you,
If not my heart could stage a coup,
Beat the red blue, what it wants is you.
You ask if what I feel is true,
To be honest I got no clue,
This is a love-do, only when the heart want to,
And I don’t even know if we’ll make it through,
Love lies too, but your eyes don’t,
That’s how I know it’s true.

Maybe we met on favors for the drugs but you’re my greatest addiction.

Ring! Ring! Please leave the phone alone, we’ve got too much going on. Knock! Knock! Who’s that on the door? My hands are full for the lock. Maybe I should leave a sign, “Don’t Disturb!”; this is my little rehab, trying to heal from the past.

We’re lost in our world, drunk in love, wild on desire; our souls on fire, stars round our heads, temperatures on the rise. It’s an alien world, closed to the universe, you won’t find us; high through the night thrn I wake up to her smile.


Been smoking too much girl,
Feels like I need nobody,
That’s why I haven’t called in a while,
Don’t dare think that am up with somebody,
It’s you all the way,
That’s why I need to first get my life right,
I’m here for no play,
This feeling is too tight,
I guess it’s all because of you,
The things you got me on,
I guess we got things to do,
Am not myself when am all alone.

I guess it’s a trip,
I’m addicted to your portions,
Poured up in my cup,
Don’t switch up the proportions.
Your eyes like the skies in October,
Prettier through through the seasons,
Your smile still taking like I can remember,
That’s your pass to my dreams.
We aren’t perfect for the picture,
How did love trap us in its frames?
I will never get over your feature,
You’ve won the heart of my eyes.

In your ocean, drowning.
I know this ain’t the proper timing,
But I need more, please be a darling,
I’m a beggar on your street,
Help out a destitute heart,
Whichever little you get,
It’s my perfect pint.
Let me soak in your color,
Let my tongue dip in your flavor,
I’ve been looking for a healer,
You’re the one to treat this fever.

Its seems to never be the right time but the heart wants what it wants this time. Pleasures from another can’t satisfy the need to have her but the bridge is stretching further and I’m scared I might lose her forever.

I slide out of the sheets at night, from the warmth of her hands because in the cold outside when I’m talking to you is where my pieces come together and lite a fire. I wish it was that easy to leave her but we’ve also been through much together. She won’t forgive me for breaking her heart. We should’ve never parted ways.

Destitute Hearts

I left my message through the other, other number,
Let’s meet on the first of October.
I’m currently dealing with another,
I know it’s a tale you don’t want to hear,
This is for real this time, I swear,
I’m in love with you, none other.

We had plans for forever,
It was me and you, always together,
Why we ain’t right now, I can’t remember,
Because with you I had a smile much wider,
The future couldn’t be more brighter,
We could beat the world together.

My mind now belongs to another,
My heart is yours forever.
Her love is for sure sincere,
They say we make a perfect pair,
But my place is nowhere here,
Why can’t I strangle this dilemma?

Damn, you look too good in that picture,
I can’t blame myself enough for missing the feature.
Who thought this would be me months later,
My head banged on the locker,
I could do much better,
Our story should have been painted in a different color.

[ Full piece on DESTITUTE HEARTS FW coming soon ]

Some days I’m alone in the ocean, sandwiched between the waves and the salt is eating up my soul; there’s no one to call, just your scarf on the shore and am trying to break through, reach for the last memory of you.

Days While You’re Gone

Imma get high and try to forget you,
Maybe the strain is stronger this time,
Maybe a couple of more bottles will do tonight.
It’s just been a week, I can’t take this life,
Not without you,
The things we used to do.
No sunshine without your light,
It’s only worth with your smile,
Wrapped up in such beauty,
I knew I’d regret it,
Didn’t need to wait for Passenger to sing it.
Knew you were the one for me,
I promise there’s no two or three.
There’s so much I didn’t see,
But I can’t take you out the picture,
Perfect is only when we’re together,
Every minute past, alone, reminds me of that.

You got no substitute,
If I break your ankle the game is over.
I got no other refuge,
Your heart is my cover,
We’re scripted to the end of the story,
Please don’t put the dot in this chapter.
And I know we can’t just solve this over a cup of coffee,
I should be a man better,
There’s more you deserve,
That’s what I’m promising to give,
Let me bring your fantasy to life,
There’s still a chance on this love.
I never meant to hurt you,
I can’t stand losing you.

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That’s the thousand and one time I called,
We’re growing a cleavage,
This is not what I pictured,
And that was my pistol’s cartridge,
I’m taking the blame as much as the pain,
I’ll never leave you alone again,
Should’ve never have crossed the line,
Breaking your heart is a sin,
Am now a broken spine,
On my knee before your door,
A chance once more,
This time I’m a hundred sure.

You know it’s different without you.

You’re half of me.

Not Sobber When Sobber

I’m not sobber when sobber,
The world around me don’t seem the same,
Make haste I see you,
The plug won’t answer my call.

I’m not sobber when sobber,
Praying you stay for the night,
Don’t switch on the light,
I’m too high to take the fall.

I’m not sobber when sobber,
There’s no much I have,
Just your heart and that smile,
I lack nothing at all.

I’m not sobber when sobber,
No guts to hit a pint either,
Only you can fly me into those skies,
I’m strapped for the flight.

I’m not sobber when sobber,
Tripping along the way,
Come take me home,
I’m dying in the cold of the night.

I’m not sobber when sobber,
Never will,
That’s how we’re designed to be,
You’re the one to do me right.

Red Kite tied to my heart, never letting go.

Red Kite

Love and rage, my heart has set the stage,
Funny how that feeling has grown to this age,
I’m glad we turned onto this page,
We got forever’s pledge, this is a closed case.
That brilliant smile on your face,
Even for eternity, I’m willing to chase,
There’s much more that God gave me than your kiss,
If I truly love you is the only way I’d know this,
And there’s one more thing to confess,
Not into your ears, just the lips.

Cherry white in the beauty of the night,
You stole my thought, my dreams are lived in your light,
The sea under the port, my pillars stretch deeper to your heart,
Let my mind light the concert, you already know what I’m thinking about,
And your voice’s so soft, call me when the shower’s hot,
You’re the inspiration of my want, a gift that the heavens sent,
Always tight, Cupid’s favorite,
More than a bite, shouldn’t have let me taste,
More than Romeo and Juliet, this ain’t an act,
Don’t switch on the light, we’re good in the dark.

Made perfect, heart go fetch,
It’s your heart I want to paint, your eyes are my sketch,
And I’m no saint, just a charmed wretch,
Tuning my heart beat, I guess I should quit the search.
It’s as you wanted it, the wine French,
Candles lit, ready for the date,
Cooked up in your spices, true love in my plate,
Don’t feed on their utterances, dangerous to digest,
Jealous voices, that’s the best they can get,
Choices, your heart chose best,


Beat My Sativa

Damn I’m a sucker,
A word for another,
I mean it all together,
I mean it when I say forever,
Beside you there’s no other,
You beat my Sativa.

Your name is my favorite song,
I let my thoughts sing along.
The heart is king Kong,
In you it sees no wrong,
The feeling is too strong,
You beat my sativa.

That smile’s a billboard on my mind,
I’m glad you’re standing on my ground,
You make life a better person than she sound,
Allow me to order another round,
I’m addicted to your brand,
You beat my sativa.

Higher than a kite,
I just had my best night,
Then I woke up to your light,
You own my world by every right,
Let’s do it again tonight,
Beat my sativa.

Take whatever you like,
You’ve broken my lock,
Held the arm of my clock,
It’s you my words want to rock,
I the man with the best luck,
You beat my sativa.

No new shoes,
Just a kiss and a rose.
No clues, no news,
Keep your views,
We’re here to stay, it don’t matter thee seasons,
No else beats my sativa.

Eyes Like Lupita

If I was Tchala I’d only fight for Nakia,
Her eyes like Lupita,
You should come see her.
She has a different fire,
She will steal your desire.
Don’t get caught in her stare,
She lives the tale of Medusa.

Twelve years as a slave,
Even if it’s to the lifetime to come,
For you I’ll silently serve.
What lives inside beats time,
I’ve been waiting for you since ’05,
We’re not this patient where am from,
But I’m swept by your wave,
That’s where my head is home.
There’s not much in common that we have,
Perfection is scarce under this dome,
I can feel that this union will survive,
Eyes like Lupita, they can confirm.

Eyes like Lupita,
You’re flying my fantasies higher,
That’s priceless from your mama,
God send angels above her.
She’s the winter,
She’s the summer,
Her smile is always stretching wider,
She’s an intriguing wonder,
There’s always something new about her.
And her eyes got a fire,
Beware kill monger,
Eyes like Lupita, we live and die for each other.

Melanin brother,
The gold and sugar!
Strength of a woman,
To the sun,
Back to the moon!
I kneel in shukran,
Thank heavens for the sign,
I could have missed the role on this scene.

Gold And Sugar

“The Music Through The Night”

Gold and Sugar, highly melanated. Blessed with a wonder that takes more than the eyes to explore. If you ask me about that night I will only narrate of the fireworks in the star-freckled clear night sky and some Ayo Balogun serenading the night with the afro vibe; whatever I shared with her that night was out of my spheres of imagination, new to this reality and brewed in supernatural dimensions. You might not believe a thing once you find the truth in happiness, where your heart is at rest with its beating and you’re tasting fantasies from the cup of reality; the world almost seems new to you because finally you are with whom you belong with.

I’m slowly getting used to the days after that night,
I didn’t know you could fall so fast from that high,
I need to see you right away if I’m to make it right,
I’m growing a habit and it happens to need your light.
Whenever you feel like you’re drowning you know which straw to clutch,
You know the address to reach,
We’re a shade that none can bleach,
Colored in love, perfect with no scratch.

It’s you I came looking for tonight,
Even though you act so surprised, deep inside you know I’m right.
So let’s put all the questions to the side,
You would not have seen through to my heart if I had anything to hide.
I can hide loads of things beneath my face,
Your love must be foreign to this place.
My life is finally figured out,
If we’re talking digits definitely you’re my first.

The music played on deep into our tipsy heads and so was the fire fueled on in the dancing, along with my fantasies as her waist drifted in that perfect steady motion, shifting from shoki to gwara gwara, then gradually into the curator of my thoughts and landlord to my dreams. All this time I was taken, Black Coffee had played on to Eazi, I could use that dose of holy water too. Sometimes it feels like you stole Medusa’s charm for your image to cast a spell on the damned. When I asked for you in the morning: “Stimela?”

Highly melanated, who stole you from the heavens?
Thoughts of you build in sevens,
Your smile makes best of all occasions,
We look good together, ask us no more questions.
And pay no attention to our world,
Even though it’s lit in gold,
The night is warmer with just us alone,
Melanin spiced with some sugar and gold.

The night is Heavy with K, she has Bucie’s ever young goddess body like an African queen should – it’s like the song was made for us two. Tell the Barman to pass another round for those ladies, if the shine of their stars is honest they deserve all the currency and more.

More like an evening massage in the view of the setting sun,
Orange on the skies, tanning your skin to gold,
I had to skid out of the rhyme to get the description through,
I had to spend a couple of sleepless nights too, my mind on you,
Looking for you all over the city, maybe I could find you in a jewelry store,
I need to see you before I go.

I want that Rihanna by Yxng on replays. Reminds me of the little extras we shared on the balcony, and hell I was breathless from your lips’ adventures on my neck; your nails deep through the back of my shirt, savoring the moment. I can only curse that existence for losing your contact – swept away by the wind from my stray hands that found their way to your waist.

Stimela, I made a song for you,
Another is on the way too,
You deserve it, you do,
I’ll pay any price to have you.
My mind is far from my body,
You know the why-story,
So why don’t you do this right by me,
Rich African loving, touching me slowly.

Gold and Sugar, highly melanated,
I can’t get enough of you of course, I’m already addicted,
Come slow lady boss, you’re about to get me overdosed,
Remind them to build a new class, you already graduated.

You know I’ve been calling,
You’re my first daze of winter,
I’m customed for your loving,
I follow you like the North star,
Working on learning the Pidgin,
The path is clear, we’re not that far,
I’m on my way coming,
Just a little while before the cheers to forever together.

Gold and Sugar, highly melanated. I’m still high on the love you showed me, next time I’ll be nailed to your side. Remember me when that smile steals you in the office; take me into your dreams, we look good together. Stimela, I want to say that name with your lips in mine.

Six Inch Prada

Tiptoeing into the salon,
Six inch Prada heels on.
You need not to ask of her cologne,
She made sure it’s instantly known,
Just like her thighs stealing the scene through the split gown,
Prefers dressing largely in the suit when was born in,
The eyes on the other end can’t complain.
Her head held up high for the crown,
On Instagram she’s a queen,
Cherry red lips and a round smooth chin,
Pictures taken from her phone.
She’s always on the shine,
When she calls you can’t decline,
‘specially when you got a pint into your brain,
That’s the quickest way to flash your worth down the drain,
Six inch Prada, tik tok out your way.

Date at nine,
Seventy past ten,
She had trouble with the make up portion,
I was out in the cold then but everything’s fine,
At least she has shown,
Even though with another man,
Not her brother or cousin.
I was dumb enough not to read the sign,
The first team rights have been withdrawn,
The cuddles and Friday nights gone,
They told me “have the fun while you can,
Soon you’ll be just another pawn on the sideline,
Beaten and alone.
She drives many insane,
Even when it finally depreciates to pain,
You’ll want to meet her again,
But she waits on no one,
Six inch Prada,
” cut my hair a little bit shorter,
Reminds me of the other, other nigga!”

Peeling The Onion



They teach us to live like machines but God gave us brain over incapacitations,
The system promises no salvation, life is about how you take these chances,
Get your hands on your ambition, don’t be scared of burning bridges,
You were meant to fly over borders.
We make mistakes and learn from the same,
Born at the whistle blow, destined to finish the game,
Your loss, your shame,
That feeling drives many insane.

Life is a face on blush, next time you’ll need a different tease,
Everybody’s mind on the cash, we even forgot what sleep is,
All diversions down with the flash, this is for me; no one to please,
Keep it twice fresh, ready for the course.
I have a mama wishing the world for me,
There’s nothing else I want to be,
Just the star over her sea,
But my way, write my own story.

Praise God, everyone should,
Business is good, your engines speak it on the road,
If you won’t stop lying they’re healed, at least let wives remain married,
Man-eat-man world, the wolf buys innocence for the shepherd.
Pay us what you owe,
It’s late we gotta go, the corners ain’t just dark anymore,
Yesterday they stood a body at the store, a price tag for war,
But it’s cheaper to suffer the loss, the law is always asking for more.

Don’t forget the name of your first teddy bear,
That’s the most loyal friend you’ll ever find here,
Apart from the ones you buy beer,
It’s only sincere if you’ve something tangible to share.
Peeling the onion, those who hate the truth tear on,
There are no letters to the occasion, find it on your own,
Watch and learn, perfect is only born from perfection,
Peeling the onion, I’m just giving my opinion.

Oppression is bred when we forget the sacrifice for freedom and put back our hands in our pockets. Freedom is a duel with the narcissistic mentalities, the price is dear but victory is an everlasting reward to those who held on to the strings and weaved back the fabric of our dignity with bloody fingers.



Home is far east to the garbage hills and leaking sewage,
Where the sun rises but already set on most of us,
We only smile in adoration of the Coca-Cola adverts on the neighbor’s TV,
That’s how we beat the heat here,
Wishing we could taste that feeling but it ain’t worth living,
Almost half of the village in his sitting room and through the windows,
That’s why he hangs no flowers around nor a garden beside,
But never complains because that’s the only time there’s peace in the house,
I guess there’s no paradise for the damned.

We can’t afford affairs with the far west girls,
Their polished vocabulary and exquisite neck pieces,
Even when the hearts check out our compass points apart,
Her father’s carjacker might be mine or close,
And that may be payback for running over our son in cold blood,
Mostly it’ll be coz there are no jobs and people need to get paid.
Or maybe it was just an accident as they said,
Put that on greasing palms to your justice and pricking the wound with your coffin donation,
That’s how good life is at the top of the chain,
Most of us only enjoy the role of pons in this game.

When the day smiles on the excellencies it’s an eclipse in our world,
Two months now, the steel of the locals’ tap is cracking dry,
A broken pipe in the municipal mains taking too long to fix,
If Baba Precious was still with us he’d be David to this “Goliath”,
But His shoulder had been ripped apart and his neck severed by “stray bullets”,
So it’s right when we weigh our bitterness with the scales of ethnic differences,
Because that’s what’s really defining the contours of this evil,
Or we’ve grown being taught that and the days are proving the truth of this misconception,
So we’re always up earlier waking others from this nightmare but it getting a little bit late.



Ignorance is speaking to the hearts of men,
Reason is flashing down the drain,
Today we’re all in for the rain,
Tomorrow we beg favors from the sun.
See what you’ve done,
We don’t make jokes if they ain’t fun,
Our night sleeps on gun sounds,
Safe is only on the run,
Yesterday I was the mug’s earn,
Today its the systems turn,
It’s the man eat man.

Wake up! Time to take back!
Shut up! What do you have? Sit back!
We battle by the day but never close to victory,
Tomorrow better and stronger, we’re tired of the same story,
He did nothing, vote for me,
It’s only been two months, you can’t remember me?
Please sir, your excellency,
When will the struggle let us be,
For once let us live,
Buy my daughter a bunny,
Mr shopkeeper, please have mercy,
My children are starving, tomorrow the promised to pay my salary,
Half my aunt needs for surgery,
Since they took her son this January,
Suspect for a robbery,
They’re only drawn to one side of the story,
Their story.

The city is falling, builders take caution,
Don’t take your kids to school in the morning,
You might not see them come evening,
“Hello and “good” evening,
It was ten in the morning,
The kids were inside studying,
Then a car came screeching, out got a hippie shooting”
Just the normal news trending,
Evil is creeping but the light is blinded by hypocrisy,
Pretending like there’s nothing while our streets are hurting,
Our compassion starving,
“Every man for himself” is the teaching,
If God so loved us why do we kill believing,
We don’t want to admit that we’re sick that’s why we can’t find the healing.



We got here first, you have no right,
You can’t quench your thirst yet, we go first,
You can do this and that, just let the Romans do it,
Can’t be what you like, they know that’s where you are best,
They’re trying to fix lenses in your eye so you worship their image,
Don’t even bother ask why, you can’t understand their language,
“He doesn’t have the courage, she’s not of our age”
If you don’t take the stage, they lock you in a cage.

It’s not in you, you can’t roll with this crew,
They also said the sky is too blue, they don’t like the view,
Yet to hate on your face too, that’s all they do,
Tell them their days are few, your success is only a clue,
They got it from their father, I got the blood of Caesar,
Heart of a black panther, my mind Wakanda,
If we’re not in this together, I got no time to spare,
And if you act like you care, you wouldn’t question my place here.

Birth Rights!
Please enough with the fuss.
That thinking has a crack in its glass,
Your pride, your loss,
I paid the price, I’m taking my chance,
Put in the work, don’t mind your child talk,
Waited on no luck, I got the instinct of a shark,
So don’t tell me to wait, I this is my hard work cheque,
I put everything on stake, it’s mine to take.



Free the man, spare his son,
Take the silver spoon, better some milk and corn,
With the Bible you were sworn, held up high like Moses stone,
The power of the gun, everybody run,
Where’s the one above the sun, give us a sign,
The fares are no longer fun, that’s where she lost her son,
Even after surviving the cocaine, the mindset of a goon,
As hard as it is the ghetto…
They said the stray shooter had a pistol,
Ignorance is speaking to the hearts of people,
All the good feasted by evil,
It’s not been good even through the sitcom,
We don’t forget where we are from,
Believe me we found a bigger storm,
The streets are cold but we are more warm alone.

Don’t tell Mandela, he deserves his rest,
Don’t tell him what we did with his sweat,
That we’ve put ourselves first,
The African dream still lives in the night,
Let not Kwame hear of the troubles of the west,
That poverty is still the savage beast,
Our girls serve Killers in the forest,
Congo should be of no notice,
They should’ve never snatched Patrice away from us.
The story of living Africa,
Pick a different topic for Madiba,
The tales of his successors will make him tear,
What happened to Libya, why are youths dying crossing Sahara,
They even had two presidents in Kenya,
Why can’t we just sit together, tackle the matters sobber,
He’ll be left with a lot to wonder,
Like why a father sleeps with his daughter,
What evil has distorted the revered figure,
Why our problems seem to live forever,
When will we know the true meaning of a brother,

Please don’t tell Mandela.



(Sometimes we’re limited to options, we don’t choose the life we live, we shouldn’t be judged by it. Not all call girls or night roses do drugs or want fine clothes from the store, neither too lazy to work a real job. Sometimes it’s not work – it’s survival)

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A dozen men have engaged your privacy,
Your eyes hide in your innocence,
There’s beauty beneath that body,
It’s just not that easy to notice.
You hurt me with your story,
And I know I gotta pay the advance,
You’re only in this for the money,
My is willing to pay twice.

The world claims perfection,
You’re more than perfect even with your flaws,
Morals have pinned you to a cross on the mountain,
I see more than the local short skirt everybody knows,
If the past hadn’t put you in this situation,
You’d be on the road to your goals,
I had an urge for satisfaction,
Now I want to wake you every morning with a rose.

They can’t understand your reason into this,
No matter how much cry or try to explain it,
They won’t even give you a chance,
The damned are always late for the date,
Calling you by your price,
“She’s a top charge mate”
Ignorance had definitely made me shameless,
Love gifted me this change of heart.



Ukishiba akiba, umekula hasara,
Ujinga ni msiba, mwiba wa kujidunga,
Washakuambia unapoteza dira, dharau haina mshahara,
Hata pombe ungeacha, ona mitaroni unalala,
Watoto wanaamkia njaa, Dunia inakushangaa,
Lakini tusikujazie lawama, wapi wenye misuti na magari makubwa,
Wanaojengewa barabara tukiongezewa nauli,
Kulala bungeni, wanaota utajiri,
Kishaamka tu! Miswada ya kujiongezea mapeni.
Mama juzi ameaga hospitalini,
Hivi madaktari tangu lini?
Wanachuana fahali, maskini nyasi,
Na akipona katili ya majambazi,
Usiku akitaabika maremare, hakuna kazi,
Watamwinda polisi, eti alikuwa mwizi,
Nyota yake imezimwa kwa risasi,
Sasa watueleze ndugu mwingine tutamtoa wapi,
Sababu hata watoto wanaibiwa siku ya pili,
Ati “Sorry but the baby didn’t make it”
Tumeuza hadi nafsi, aje mungu atujibu maombi,
Hakuwaumba hivi, mnabadili hadi mwili,
Usipofanana nao hauna dili,
Hivi nikuulize swali, utamjibu mtoto wako vipi,
Akikua agundue mgongano wa rangi?
Ndumakuwili wanalia nawe faraghani,
Kumbe kando wanakucheka, mshamba mjini.

Ogopa tabasamu ya mganga,
Labda kwake fungu lishakamilika,
Mchezo ushachezwa.
Ama kakuhukumu na karaha,
Usichoke kuwaza baya unalopanga.
Ulimwengu una vimbwanga,
Nishakoma kustaajabu ya musa,
Kila siku napiga dua,
Angalau Mola nijalie fursa,
Naahidi sitoipoteza, kipaji umenipa.
Wewe uliekaa uletewe,
Vyote vitamu tamu upewe,
Tena wewe kinda ulishwe,
Hivi ukatokea wapi wewe,
Huko anaolewa mume?
Ama nini kisa cha uzembe,
Tueleze angalau tukuelewe.

Nijulishe habari ya mabaliko serikalini,
Punguzo la bei maradufu za vyakula madukani,
Usinitamkie hata moja la chuki,
Naamini aina yako ndio maadui,
Upendo unakugarimu nini,
Ona unakosa heshima mtaani,
Wanakujua yahaya, hayawani,
Usiposema hupumui kwani?
Ama tabia tu, kuna watu na viatu,
Akuraushe na simu, skiza tu labda la muhimu,
Lakini hata salamu?
Yaani wewe lako la kwanza la watu,
Utajifunza lini sheria ya msitu,
Huwezi kuwa na ufahamu wa kila kitu,
Mdomo usikudanganye butu,
Hujaskia watu wanakufa na kutu?



I’m working so hard on the come up,
My first airplay will be the only day you’ll call me underground,
Late night in the booth with the switch up,
I got some buds we can roll up,
And the night’s still young, pour up.

You’d call me a tiger for my hunger to make it,
Am a Jackson but never learned to beat it,
They don’t sing songs on your name while you sit,
It’s out there, you gotta get it,
You gotta pen a rhyme to that beat,
When the fans dance to it, it gotta be lit!
You gotta wake with the rooster,
There’s no sleep for a star,
The grind must be above the bar,
Unless your ambition ends with just a nice car,
Because you can’t drive that far,
There’s need to grow from your mama,
Then there’s the man you are,
That’s the call for that little extra.
I mean extra and extra,
Till you got no strength to push it further,
And they won’t even ask if you had a father,
You are your own man right there.



Down the empty streets,
The dark alleys with broken street lights,
Gaudy houses playing acid music,
Young boys on blind roads riding stolen bikes,
Their brothers long buried with Alton Sterling,
Serving decades to life.

Decades to life,
He dreamed of having a wife.
A crazy pretty being to make him laugh,
Then a little family, that’ll be enough.
Even though life will forever be rough,
His son won’t have to feed from the hustle of a pocket knife,
But for a moment wishes are horses,
Life rides on different courses,
And the pain is too much to process.
He needs an Exodus but where’s the Moses?
Where is the land of the bosses?
The dream of conquering the world and touring all the beautiful places?
Instead it has brought him tragedy wrapped up in countless losses.
But what were the choices?
What’s the use of a government that drains all your income sources?

And in all those courtroom sessions,
Quotes from different sections,
There was no reference to his situation,
Just blubbery to justify the action,
Because to the jury this was just another man.
Another crop that couldn’t survive the dessert sun,
Did they care if he had a son?
With a mother out of town,
Now he’s starving and has none.
Guilty as charged!
“Justice” charged.

Decades to life!
That’s what you get for obstruction.
Welcome to this world drilled by ill intention,
Marveling in corruption.

Decades to life!
He just wanted to talk to the “Honourable”,
Tell him about his mother’s hospital bill, his family ain’t that able.

Decades to life!
Running after the man’s convertible,
Wishing he had a horse in the stable,
But this time all he wanted was justice served on the glutton that took the bread from his daughters’ table.

Decades to life!
Is that where the poor settle?
While they drink to our sweat in their castle,
After swearing service on the Bible?

Decades to life!
If it’s so,
Why lie about the law?

What happened to the people’s shield,
The hero that took us off the field.
What happened to all the appeals he filed?
Or just like all his witnesses they were flashed into the wild.

Decades to life!
That’s what the judge said,
After his bank account was fed.
Nothing ever happened like it read,
He was a pawn they took for a ride,
Hit checkmate on justice,
And sold his dignity at a throw away price.

Decades to life.
Free my people,
Free my people.




Smile, softly to my demise,

It’s been a while, I’ve come to confess.



My fault is that I just saw you,
You can put any other blame on the reason I want you,
Why my pen is only drawn to your descriptions,
The things you do to me, the reason I want you.
I’ve watched this feeling grow from the frame of that picture,
Now a grown up desire threatening to consume my mind if I don’t get to see you,
Seeing me through all these distractions,
My mind pinned by it’s edge on the canvas,
Tracing your beauty along it’s glory,
It’s pronounced colors in my eyes soaking my need,
Blinding the voice of all other intentions,
Lost in You.

Highly melanated, my D’Jango Jane.
I didn’t call because I only do it to hear your voice,
And this time I wanted you to dig the purpose of my involvement.
At first I could rub this off with your beauty and body,
But it’s been seven days now and you’re the only topic underlined to my writings,
At least those I remembered to jot down,
There’s a tsunami in this head and I’m told you got the “be still” hands.
Perfection is sold in gold,
Sometimes I think people put too much on it.

It’s just a heart like yours,

And a chance to share in your air,

A reason to wake up to in the morning.

Love at first sight, I thought it was a test,

You can soak my lips with your taste, I can still wait,

Till you’re ready, you know where to find me,

This is my story, I hope you reading me.



I want the streets painted in the colors of your smile,
Cherry red with a vibrant charm, we could dance all night if the heavens let us.
The street lights down Ssabela End couldn’t outshine the sparkle of love in our eyes,
We were lost to the moment, that dream should have lived longer,
At least to the dawn of the first kiss,
When you’re in my arms taken by desire.
In truth we’re so wrong for each other but I guess we found some loopholes in perfection,
And when the sun sets our day gets brighter,
Because we don’t belong to this world,
We made our own.

You picked me where trouble left me for dead,
Drove me back to myself and taught me life anew,
I owe you too much, sometimes I wonder if my heart is enough security.
Feed me from your lips, I’ve grown a habit.
Grant me favor in your mind,
Let me win your thoughts over before the heart starts a rebellion,
Let me cross you over to the other side of town,
Across the retiring railway station, near the abandoned warehouses,
Late night in my cabin where I lay parading my fantasies to the ghosts of the night,
If only they could stop asking more about you and help me get to you!

Ssabela End, on an orange Thursday evening of October,
Wake me up if I ever see another an equal of you.
Take me back to that exact so I can feel that rush again,
The grace when you blinked gently caring not to hurt the air,
I swear I could’ve died in that sensation,
And neither can I remember the flavour of the coffee,
You had added favorites into my life and I was not getting enough of the sweetness.
You came to me in the right size I can’t be grateful enough,
Never forget the date to that day,
That’s my real birthday.



I want to write a song about just how beautiful you are,
If you’d let me write about the beauty of your build,
A creation of perfection, even prettier beyond the face,
A heart muscled with tenderness and patience,
The pages in there are all written,
Let me read them for you.

Am not privileged to any promises,
I want to live this day like it’s the last between us,
Even though I doubt if our love is mortal.
There’s more to desire than for the future,
There’s more rush in the night than the break of a howl,
I’m indebted to your trust and I’m down to pay every cent.
You took the eyes of Medusa, I was frozen by your spell,
This right here is ‘not going back’,
I meant more than the shape of the letters and the tone of the words .



You swallow my world with that smile,
If you’d allow me, I’ll go after it,
Unless you’re brewing charms on your lips,
You know I can’t pass on your kiss.
My mind still living on the inspiration of your eyes,
The good you desire is for my heart to acquire,
You don’t need to say it twice,
I heard it at the thought,
I’ve read about you in the fairy tales, I just can’t believe it could happen to me.

At first it like every other girl’s inspiration on my thoughts,
That was before I noticed that sparkle I’m your eye,
With a shine of innocence and intensity different from the others,
I had to trade my ego for thirty pieces,
Get down on one knee, writing my ring’s flight to that finger.
Sometimes I’m repetitive with your smile it’s just the way it got me,
I don’t think you’re making me crazy,
You add some glow to reality,
We can’t be written apart in this story.



At least let me know your name,
Just to answer one of the many questions in my thoughts,
The same story to be told of my heart, destitute to have you.
The ink turns red every time I’m writing about you,
Your star never lies about your shine,
There’s some superhuman in you,
My eyes are convinced that you’re an angel.
I want to take on the riddle in your eyes,
Blindfold them with my arms,
Take you out to the winter fields and quench the wonder of your desires.
We weren’t born intertwined but we share a heart,
And we couldn’t be any different with the sun and the moon,
Whatever you see on me must have been casted from your light.


I wish I had a different language so you could read what my heart writes,
But I can’t even gather words to explain my intentions or whatever pushed my mind to you,
I just know it must be because of you,
So I’m all in to exploiting the wonder.

Desperate courses and desperate actions,
You have to be the inspiration of my need,
Patience is costly but I put out every dime to go get you,
And till am empty of these thoughts; maybe in a world without you,
I’m out here chasing your air,
Filling in the spaces between us,
Swept by the wave to your shore.



I could smuggle a few more words into this piece,
You’re the best story my eyes can ever tell.
I wish to be underlined in your topic,
How your muscles twitch when I touch you,
And your body melts in the inside,
Then you let your lips to me,
Let me drink straight from your heart,
Lay you above the world, alone with the stars,
Soaked in the golden light, tanned to a goddess,
I’m here to serve your desires.

Caution is stolen, my metal chest is broken,
I’m defeated, enslaved to your side.
I don’t need to know the occasion,
I’m ready to be yours in this life and the next,
Our souls share with each other,
This is forever.
Adventure must be anywhere with you,
Paradise must be the imagination we share,
Me and You together,
I only see that reflected from you,
I was born that way.



I had a date with Mona Lisa, let me paint you the picture,
Her smile a little bit wider, though she has a temper,
Her eyes quite bigger, she’s an African diva,
Of course the waist slimmer, you’ll be damned by the feature,
Melanin with some gold and sugar, make me take her to my mama,
Queen of no drama, she got it all from her mama,
Extra and extra, I mean her ice-cream character,
Yeah, just one spatula, be sure you’ll have another,
Black caviar, made me a man sweeter,
I want to buy her a nice car, she says she’s all good with my heart,
That’s why I have to find words for one more bar,
One more for her, sure she’s a star,
One more with her, a lifetime and forever,
Made my pen a preacher, my heart on speaker,
There’s no grass greener, she’s a gentle lover,
And this is just a fever, she knows how to brew the cure.