(+Lyrics) Wande Coal, DJ Tough “Pass Dem” Meaning, Lyrics breakdown and Song review

Wande Coal, DJ Tough “Pass Dem” Song Details

Artist name: Oluwatobi Wande Ojosipe (Nigerian singer and songwriter.) and Odofin Annafi Oluwatobi (Disc Jockey)
Stage name:  Black Diamond/Wande Coal and DJ Tough
Artist Featured: 
Year of release: 2022
Video duration: 3 minutes 08 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:  Pidgin, Standard English, Yoruba
Video Location: Nigeria
Other details:  “Pass Dem” is a pidgin word that means  Overtake them” in English. Jyde Akala directed the video. It is An Old Soldier Inc Production

Wande Coal, DJ Tough “Pass Dem”  Song Breakdown

In Verse 1, Wande Coal brags about his luxurious acquisition. According To him, he has a house in Lexxki and a Maserati among his numerous luxurious properties. He also said people are hating on him because he has overtaken them even though they started before him, and got to the top before him. He said no matter how hard they try, they would never catch up with him because he is always acquiring more knowledge/updating himself to remain the best.

In the pre-chorus, the artist sings about people trying to discourage him from making a move, perhaps the move that would bring success his way.

In the chorus, Wande Coal says some people are furious because he has overtaken them in the game despite the fact they got there before him.

In verse 2, Wande Coal brags about his wealth which he says is increasing day in and day out. He said no matter how people try to obstruct him or block his way, he would always attain success because he has got God’s backing and shield. He also said no one has the type of money he has.

What is the meaning of the song “Pass Dem” by Wande Coal and DJ Tough?

In the song “Pass Dem” by DJ Tough ft Wande Coal, the artists sing about people being furious with them for overtaking them in the game/industry or business they used to lead before.

According to them, they have overtaken them and no one can ever catch up with them because they would always update themselves to remain the best. They also brag about their luxurious acquisition.

Wande Coal, DJ Tough “Pass Dem” Lyrics

Intro

Instrumental

Tune it to the king of tunes and blues

Verse 1 (Wande Coal)

Dem dey there, them they hate me (They are there, hating on me.)

Dem wan chop my palliative (They want to eat my palliative.)

Make I fall, dem be waiting (They are waiting for me to fall.)

But I get God, no go forget (But, I have God, don’t forget that.)

No time for regretting

Am housing and estating

My OS is updating

Over ca-cu calcu-lating

I am the best no debating

Tan ba gbagbe ran won leti (If they have forgotten, remind them.)

You know I gat goons all around me

To ba lo be, wan a gba e leti (If they are jumpy, they would be slapped.)

Won le, won le bati (They chased after me but couldn’t catch up.)

Ikoyi ni mo mu ile si (I picked a house at Ikoyi.)

I get too many property (I have too many properties.)

And I don buy Maserati (And I have bought a Maserati.)

Pre-chorus

Wan ni pe ki ma runmo (They said I shouldn’t manipulate my way/force myself into it.)

Wan ni pe ki ma sunmo (They said I shouldn’t move close to it.)

Owa ni ki ma runmo (He/she said I shouldn’t manipulate my way/force my self into it.)

Owa ni ki ma runmo (He/she said I shouldn’t manipulate my way/force my self into it.)

Wan ni pe ki ma sunmo (They said I shouldn’t move close to it.)

Wan ni pe ki ma runmo (They said I shouldn’t manipulate my way/force myself into it.)

Owa ni ki ma runmo (He/she said I shouldn’t manipulate my way/force my self into it.)

Owa ni ki ma runmo (He/she said I shouldn’t manipulate my way/force my self into it.)

Chorus

Dem dey vex pass (They are furious)

Dem dey vex because we don pass them (They are furious because we have surpassed them.)

And dem know say we don pass dem (And they know that we have surpassed them.)

Dem dey there before, but we don pass dem (They were there before us, but we have surpassed them.)

Dem dey, don pass dem (They are there, but we have surpassed them.)

Dem dey vex because we don pass them (They are furious because we have surpassed them.)

And dem know say we don pass dem (And they know that we have surpassed them.)

Dem dey there before, but we don pass dem (They were there before us, but, we have surpassed them.)

Hook

Hey ley oh

Hey ley ley oh

Dem dey there before, but we don pass dem (They were there before us, but we have surpassed them.)

Hey ley oh

Eh eh o ley, o ley, ley

Dem dey there before, but we don pass dem (They were there before us, but we have surpassed them.)

Verse 2 (Wande Coal)

Owo san ra si uh (The money is getting fatter/bigger.)

Owo gara si uh (The money is bigger/ more)

They can’t cover me uh

Dem no be umbrella mi (They are not my umbrella.)

They can’t cover me uh

Shey wo ni canopy mi? (Are you my canopy?)

Dem don’t know about me uh (They don’t know about me.)

Dey no get my money. (They don’t have my money.)

Pre-chorus

Wan ni pe ki ma runmo (They said I shouldn’t manipulate my way/force myself into it.)

Wan ni pe ki ma sunmo (They said I shouldn’t move close to it.)

Owa ni ki ma runmo (He/she said I shouldn’t manipulate my way/force my self into it.)

Owa ni ki ma runmo (He/she said I shouldn’t manipulate my way/force my self into it.)

Wan ni pe ki ma sunmo (They said I shouldn’t move close to it.)

Wan ni so fun pe ki ma runmo (They said I shouldn’t manipulate my way/force myself into it.)

Owa ni ki ma runmo (He/she said I shouldn’t manipulate my way/force my self into it.)

Owa ni ki ma runmo (He/she said I shouldn’t manipulate my way/force my self into it.)

Chorus

Dem dey vex pass (They are so furious.)

Dem dey vex because we don pass them (They are furious because we have surpassed them.)

And dem know say we don pass dem (They know that we have surpassed them.)

Dem dey there before, but we don pass dem (They were there before us, but we have surpassed them.)

And, dey don vex o (They are furious.)

Eh, dey don vex o (They are furious.)

Dem dey vex because we don pass them (They are furious because we have surpassed them.)

Dem dey there before, but we don pass dem (They were there before us, but we have surpassed them.)

Hook/Outro

Dem dey there before, oh oh oh oh oh oh (They were there before us.)

Dem dey there before, but we don pass dem (They were there before us, but we have surpassed them.)

Dem dey there before, oh oh oh oh oh oh (They were there before us.)

Dem dey there before, but we don pass dem (They were there before us, but we have surpassed them.)

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