Black Gully Side Lyrics

zafayah:

well in comes a musical thing called original Black Gully Side
Don’t mix it up with no ghetto nor shotta thing as I would telly yuh seh
outernational, international – unnu betta bubble inna dis
tell dem fi know, star
x
jahmmi intro:

yeeeh man well it is down inna BUlgaria so ‘member weh me tellin yah eey eey well it’s a kind a special place pon di east coast, pon di Black Sea coast Alright then

(2x)

CHORUS:

zafayah:

Me look out to di east and see di Black Gully Side

jahmmi:

see disya one dedicated to di Black Gully Side

zafayah:

becaa’ me love how we dweet inna di Black Gully Side

jahmmi:

and me seh time so nice down inna di Black Gully Side

zafayah:

so me tell dem

we rubbin di dub inna di Black Gully Side

jahmmi:

and yes we skankin di reggae inna di Black Gully Side

zafayah:

and then we nice up di riddim inna di Black Gully Side

jahmmi:

down in Bulgaria weh di Black Gully Side

jahmmi verse:

‘ca when me
feel like di city life has been too much
and when it’s time fi I-man to feel di summer touch
man a seh
nah have no time fi waste see me haffi(have to) visit di place
so me go deh fi catch di highway straight
me haffi
take a car or take a bus
when me reach there yah
me take off me shoes ‘cah me love fi feel di dust
runnin’ through me fingers
feel di enrgy dat nature bring yah
and see di mighty trees dem shakin’ like a string yah

no other place like di Black Gully
see di woman dem there yah soo beautiful
see dem dressed up inna dem indian clothes
see dem dressed up inna…
No Clothes
true di rastaman dem burnin di weed an never overdose
then we come to di moments like dis an those
when man a singin about di special place
about di special place Tell Dem me bredrin !

zafayah: well then yaw

CHORUS

zafayah verse:

hear this

hotta, hotta
concrete’s gettin’ hotta
time fi hit di road go tell yuh motha and yuh fatha
we gonna take yuh where di people
dem ah respect one anotha
inna di morning when dem wake up dem seh satta massagana (‘give thanks’ in Amharic)

tek a dip inna di sea
an’ then get ready fi do asana
…watermelon or banana
what a day fi bun di kanna
what a day fi tek a walk
wid me sweet brown chickana
Lawd…
long time a we nuh haf so much fun

Black Gully Side is a place so divine yeah
Jah Himself, him ah di mighty designah
love Motha Nature an’ mek we see dem sign yah
- disya beauty me ah seal inna me each and every rhyme, yaw

no babylon fi disturb we (our) inner peace (yeaah..)
follow me now cuh we ah rockaz pon di beach (right)
now is di time if yuh haf stress fi release
light up unnu spliff nuh miss a moment like this

see dem a come with trunks full of fruits
from di village where di trees dem ah so happy
from dem crown to dem rootz
perfect combination this
Zafayah – Jahmmi Youth
come fi tek ovah yuh station me seh
outta di blue

CHORUS:

zafayah:

Me look out to di east and see di Black Gully Side

jahmmi:

see disya one dedicated to di Black Gully Side

zafayah:

Becaa’ we know how fi dweet inna di Black Gully Side

jahmmi:

and me seh time so nice down inna di Black Gully Side

zafayah:

so me tell dem, we rubbin di dub inna di Black Gully Side

jahmmi:

and yes, we skankin di reggae inna di Black Gully Side

zafayah:

come mek we nice up di riddim inna di Black Gully Side

jahmmi:

‘cuh disya Root Souljah riddim fi di Black Gully Side