Johnny Drille “How Are You My Friend” Song review, Lyrics breakdown and Meaning

Johnny Drille “How Are You My Friend” Song Details

Artist name: John Ighodaro (Nigerian singer and songwriter.) 
Stage name:  Johnny Drille
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Year of release: 2022
Video duration: 3 minutes 06 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:  
Language:  Standard English, Pidgin
Video Location: Nigeria
Other details:  Johnny Drille is currently signed to Mavin Records owned by Don Jazzy..

Johnny Drille “How Are You My Friend,”  Song Breakdown

In the intro/outro, Johnny Drille is assuring his friend of his availability and care for him regardless of how he may think that no one cares about him.

In verse 1, Johnny Drille is remorseful. He says even though he doesn’t call his friend every day, he is always in his heart. He prays for him and wishes him well in his business.

In verse 2, he sings about how his friend is always on his mind. He adores this friend and shows readiness to always support and protect him.

In the pre-chorus, Johnny Drille is assuring his friend that he can rely on him. He is also assuring him that he will go through hardship any more and that he will take care of him once the money starts coming.

In the chorus, he is checking up on his friend, and assuring him that he truly cares for him.

What is the meaning of the song “How Are You My Friend” by Johnny Drille?

In the song “How Are You, My Friend” by Johnny Drille, the singer sings about checking up on your friends “especially those that have been with you through thick and thin”  and caring for them even though you may not have the time to visit daily.

In this song, Johnny Drille in a bid to show how much he cares, checks up on his longtime friends and shows readiness to support them (financially and otherwise)

Johnny Drille “How Are You My Friend” Lyrics

Intro

I know sometimes e be like say (I know sometimes it is like)

Nobody send you (Nobody cares/gives a damn about you)

That one na lie (It is a lie.)

I dey for you my friend (I am available for you my friend.)

Beatz

Verse 1

Padi no vex for me (My pal, don’t be angry with me.)

Say I never call you since (That I have not called you since.)

But I hope that you are well

I hope your market sell

Everyday I dey pray for you (Every day I pray for you.)

Make baba God bless you (That God should bless you.)

I never forget you (I have not forgotten you.)

How I go forget you? (How will I forget you?)

Pre-chorus

See my shoulder

Make you rest upon me (You can rest upon me.)

You know I got you

Na me be your friend indeed (I am your friend indeed.)

The money don show now (There is money now.)

I don keep some for you (I have kept some for you.)

You no go suffer rara (You won’t ever suffer.)

‘Cause anything I get na for me and you yeah (Cause everything I have, is for me and you.)

Chorus

How are you, my friend?

How do you do my friend?

I know sometimes e be like say (I know sometimes it is like)

Nobody send you (Nobody cares/gives a damn about you)

That one na lie (It is a lie.)

I dey for you my friend (I am available for you my friend.)

How are you, my friend?

How do you do my friend?

I know sometimes e be like say (I know sometimes it is like)

Nobody send you (Nobody cares/gives a damn about you)

That one na lie (It is a lie.)

I dey for you my friend (I am available for you my friend.)

Verse 2

Oremi atata (My best friend)

You always dey my mind (You are always on my mind.)

Padi me gan gan gan (My true pal.)

I cherish you with my life

No worry yourself o (Don’t worry yourself.)

Everything go dey alright (Everything would be alright.)

And if anybody try you (If anyone tries you..)

You know it’s ganna be on sight

Pre-chorus

See my shoulder

Make you rest upon me (You can rest upon me.)

You know I got you

Na me be your friend indeed (I am your friend indeed.)

The money don show now (There is money now.)

I don keep some for you (I have kept some for you.)

You no go suffer rara (You won’t ever suffer.)

‘Cause anything I get na for me and you yeah (Cause everything I have, is for me and you.)

Chorus

How are you, my friend? (I see you, my brother.)

How do you do my friend? (I see you, my sister.)

I know sometimes e be like say (I know sometimes it is like)

Nobody send you (Nobody cares/gives a damn about you)

That one na lie (It is a lie.)

I dey for you my friend (I am available for you.)

How are you, my friend?

How do you do my friend?

I know sometimes e be like say (I know sometimes it is like)

Nobody send you (Nobody cares/gives a damn about you)

That one na lie (It is a lie.)

I dey for you my friend (I am available for you my friend.)

Outro

I know sometimes e be like say (I know sometimes it is like)

Nobody send you (Nobody cares/gives a damn about you)

That one na lie (It is a lie.)

I dey for you my friend (I am available for you.)

I know that I don’t call enough

But you are always on my mind

I dey for you my friend (I am available for you my friend.)

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