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Acha Nikae Kimya (English translation)

  • Artist: Diamond Platnumz (Abdul Nasser Mohamed Hirsi)
  • Song: Acha Nikae Kimya
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Acha Nikae Kimya

Mama ananambia Naseeb
Mi ni mtu mzma nawe ndo nakutegemea
Yanayotokea jaribu kupiga kimya usidiriki ata kuongea
Mara nasikia vya aibu Konda, Gwajima eti ugomvi umekolea
Kuchunguza karibu ni binti mmoja kwa mitandao wanachochea
 
Najaribu kunyamaza, ila moyo hautakii
Unanambia eti Simba japo unguruma uisemee hakii
Ooh najaribu kunyamaza ata Laizer ataki yoo
Anasema walau nena kidogo (hiih!)
 
Na mashabiki Dangote
Wananambia mbona husemi chochote, ah
Si uko nao siku zote
Ama ulezi unafanya uogope, ah
Na media pande zote
Wanalalama kiongozi atoke eh
Nchi inaingia matope
Niende wapi na mi mtoto wa wote
Yaani lawama...
 
Wacha nikae kimya
Mmh nisiongee (kimya)
Ooh ninyamaze mimi (nikae kimya)
Nisiseme (kimya)
Mama kanambia (wacha nikae kimya)
Ooh nifunge mudomo (kimya)
Mie bado mdogo sana (nikae kimya)
Nisiseme (kimya)
 
Mmh ni mengi majaribu
Najatahidi epuka yasije nicost
Japo mengine swadakta mengine hayana maana
Rafiki kipenzi wa karibu
Hata nyimbo yake sikuweza ipost
Ila alivokamatwa iliniumiza sana
Mitandaondi kila kona
Uongo na ukweli unashonwa
Kila nyumba inanong’ona
Ah oh Tanzania
Mara kimbembe Dodoma
Bunge upinzani wamegoma
Juzi akapotea na Roma
Ohh Tanzania, ooh
 
Najaribu kunyamaza, Makame hataki yooh
Ananambia walau nena kidogo
 
Nyumbani nafungua gate
Niende kwa Mangi nunua super gate eh
Napewa za chini ya kapeti
Kuna redio imevamiwa kefti eh
Napita kwenye (magazeti)
Nakuta rundo la watu (wameketi)
Eh, badala ya kutafuta cent
Wanabishana tu mambo ya vyeti
 
Wacha nikae kimya
Ooh nisiongee (kimya)
Ninyamaze kabisa (nikae kimya)
Eh ulimi koma (kimya)
Usije kunipoonza! (acha nikae kimya)
Nifunge bakulu lanhu! (kimya)
Nikojoe nikalale (nikae kimya)
Mi bado mdogo sana (kimya)
Mama kanambia
 
Oh najiuliza (waaaapi)
Najiulii (waapi)
Tunakwenda wapi (waapi)
Kila siku maneno (waaaa)
Ah tuacheni jamani (waaapi)
Mi na we ni taifa moja (waaapi)
Kambarage baba mmoja (waaaa)
Sa tofauti za nini tushikamane
Tukaijenge Tanzania.
 
Submitted by ulissescoroaulissescoroa on 2017-06-20
Last edited by ulissescoroaulissescoroa on 2019-04-17
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Let Me Stay Quiet

Mother says to me "Naseeb
I am old enough and I depend on you now"
Whatever happens try to be quiet, don't even say a word
Suddenly I hear of the shame of Konda and Gwajima that strife is in plenty
Trying to investigate further, it's one lady in the internet that is inciting
 
I try to be silent but my heart won't let me
You tell me that when a lion roars, you need to state the rights
I try to be silent but even Laizer won't let me be
He says "at least say anything"
 
And my fans in Dangote
They ask why I say nothing
Yet I am with them always
Or parenting makes you fear
And the media all over
is complaining the leader should resign from power
The country is stuck in mud
Where do I go, I am the son of all
Blame games...
 
Let me stay quiet
I don't talk (quiet)
Ooh, I stay quiet (quiet)
I don't say (quiet)
Mother told me (let me stay quiet)
I shut my mouth (quiet)
I am still too young (I stay quiet)
I don't say a word (quiet)
 
Mmmh, temptations are in plenty
But I try to evade them to avoid any costs
My dearest friend
Even his songs I couldn't play
Though when he got caught it pained me
Internet all over
Lies and truth are told
Every house whispers
Ah, Tanzania!
And as for Dodoma
Parliament criticism has collapsed
Two days ago it got lost in Rome
Oh, Tanzania!
 
I try to stay silent, Makame doesn't want me to
He tells me I should say at least anything
 
At home I open the gate
So I can go to Mangi to buy spaghetti eeh
I am given the cheap talk that is hidden underneath
Rumour has it that there's a radio station that has been robbed
I pass by the magazine stand
And find a mass of people seated
They argue about passports
Instead of looking for jobs
 
Let me stay quiet
I don't talk (quiet)
Ooh, I stay quiet (quiet)
I don't say (quiet)
Mother told me (let me stay quiet)
I shut my mouth (quiet)
I am still too young (I stay quiet)
Mother told me.
 
Ooh, I ask myself
I ask myself
Where are we headed for
Everyday it's cheap talk
Let's forget that, folks
You and I are one nation
Kambarage one father
So what are the differences for, let's be in solidarity
We go build Tanzania.
 
Thanks!
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Submitted by ulissescoroaulissescoroa on 2019-04-17
Author's comments:

Diamond Platnumz released ‘Acha Nikae Kimya’ (Let Me Remain Silent) in relation to the arrest of rapper Nay Wa Mitego. The song makes references to the government’s crackdown on Tanzanian artists. The singer now has a total of three songs blacklisted by the TCRA. His song ‘Zigo Remix’ was banned in 2016.

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