Fireboy DML ft Asake “Bandana (Lowkey)” Song review, Lyrics breakdown and Meaning

Fireboy DML ft Asake “Bandana (Lowkey)” Song Details

Artist name: Adedamola Adefolahan (Nigerian singer and songwriter.) 
Stage name:  Fireboy DML
Artist Featured: Ahmed Ololade aka Asake
Year of release: 2022
Video duration: 3 minutes 02 seconds
Video link: Feel free to scroll down
No of verses:     2
No of pre-choruses:   2
No of choruses: 2
No of post-choruses:  2
Language:  Standard English, Pidgin, Yoruba
Video Location: Nigeria
Other details:  Fireboy DML and Asake are presently signed to YBNL (Yahoo Boy No Laptop), Olamide’s record label.

Fireboy DML ft Asake “Bandana,”  Song Breakdown

In the pre-chorus, Fireboy sings about people being observant about the way he is doing things and moving quietly or secretly. He also sings about how he has been singing and writing since 2006

In the chorus, Asake says he is spurred to do more courtesy of the love showered on him by his fans. He also sings about not being afraid of anyone except God. He is thankful to God for how far he has gone in life.

In the post-chorus, Asake sings about leaving people in anticipation of what he is planning next rather than announcing his plan before it comes to fruition. He also sings about how far he has gone international.

In verse 1, Fireboy tells his fans more about him. He says he is a music lover, he is passionate about music. Music is in him. He says he doesn’t smoke marijuana. He does things quietly, but, that doesn’t mean he is not active or that he is lonely. 

In verse 2, Fireboy sings about his unrelenting effort in what he does and his pursuit of success. He also sings about how his haters would be the ones to get tired, as he would never relent.

What is the meaning of the song “Bandana (Lowkey)” by Fireoy DML ft Asake?

 In the song “Bandana” by Fireoy DML ft Asake, the artists sing about different things. They sing about how they are living a quiet life but are still active. They also sing about the vitality they put into their music, their resilience in their pursuit of success, and how far they have gone in life.

Fireboy DML ft Asake “Bandana (Lowkey)” Lyrics

Intro

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Pre-chorus (Fireboy DML)

Lowkey

All of them don dey notice (They have all started noticing.)

I’m not joking

All my guys dem-dem know me (All my guys know me.)

Since ’06

I’ve been writing this story

I no be OG (I am not an Original Gangster.)

But if you ask dem, dem know me (But, if you ask them, they know me.)

Verse 1 (Fireboy DML)

I no dey blow trees (I don’t blow trees (Indian hemp))

Orin lo n yi mi lori (It is song that drives me crazy.)

Music chose me

Just know this and know peace

I dey lowkey (I am on lowkey.)

But I’m never lonely

Sexy ladies

Come whine fi me slowly (Come whine for me slowly.)

Chorus (Asake)

Na the love wey I see (It is the love that I saw)

Na im wey give me liver (That gave me liver/boldness.)

I be ghetto boy I be sinner (I am a ghetto boy, I am a sinner.)

Fear nobody only Jehovah (I fear nobody except God.)

And I thank the lord I dey go far (And I am thankful to God that I am going far.)

Usain Bolt, mo d’aleba

Shoutout si awon temi ninu Shitta (Shoutout to my people at Shitta.)

Bandana lori bi ti 2Pac (Bandana on my head like that of 2Pac)

Midnight workers, karashika

Post chorus (Asake)

Dem never see me coming (Jo jo jo jo jo) (They have not seen me coming.)

Oh coming (L’Eko)

Mo gbe wan ni ‘is coming’ (E yeah, e yeah yeah o) (I left them anticipating…)

Naija boy wey dey go foreign (Dey go foreign) (Nigerian boy that has gone foreign)

Wey go foreign (Dey go foreign) (That has gone foreign)

Ose Mr. Money (Thank you, Mr. Money.)

Verse 2 (Fireboy DML)

I’m never weak

I never cease

Till eternity

I’m on fire

My legacy will not die

My family is for life

Where dem dey? (Where are they?)

Who dem be? (Awonda?) (Who are they?)

Dem go craze (They would go crazy.)

Dem go tire (They would get tired.)

Dem go say (They would say.)

Dem go say (They would say.)

Dem no know wetin dey sup (They don’t know what’s up.)

Pre-chorus (Fireboy DML)

Lowkey

All of them don dey notice (They have all started noticing.)

I’m not joking

All my guys dem-dem know me (All my guys know me.)

Since ’06

I’ve been writing this story

I no be OG (I am not an Original Gangster.)

But if you ask dem, dem know me (But, if you ask them, they know me.)

Chorus (Asake)

Na the love wey I see (It is the love that I saw)

Na im wey give me liver (That gave me liver.)

I be ghetto boy I be sinner (I am a ghetto boy, I am a sinner.)

Fear nobody only Jehovah (I fear nobody except God.)

And I thank the lord I dey go far (And I am thankful to God that I am going far.)

Usain Bolt, mo d’aleba

Shoutout si awon temi ninu Shitta (Shoutout to my people at Shitta.)

Bandana lori bi ti 2Pac (Bandana on my head like that of 2Pac)

Midnight workers, karashika

Post chorus (Asake)

Dem never see me coming (Jo jo jo jo jo) (They have not seen me coming.)

Oh coming (L’Eko)

Mo gbe wan ni ‘is coming’ (E yeah, e yeah yeah o) (I left them anticipating…)

Naija boy wey dey go foreign (Dey go foreign) (Nigerian boy that has gone foreign)

Wey go foreign (Dey go foreign) (That has gone foreign)

Ose Mr. Money (Thank you, Mr. Money.)

Outro

Dem never see me coming (Jo jo jo jo jo) (They have not seen me coming.)

Oh coming (L’Eko)

Mo gbe wan ni ‘is coming’ (E yeah, e yeah yeah o) (I left them anticipating…)

Naija boy wey dey go foreign (Dey go foreign) (Nigerian boy that has gone foreign)

Wey go foreign (Dey go foreign) (That has gone foreign)

Ose Mr. Money (Thank you, Mr. Money.)

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