Throwback Thursday: Cheers To The Evergreen ‘Uyo Meyo’ By Teni

Teni

Artiste: Teni Makanaki

Genre: Afro Pop
Title: Uyo Meyo
Verses: 2
Length: 4:02
Producer: Michael Seyifunmi Bakare

Label: Dr. Dolor Ent

The evergreen song, ‘Uyo Meyo’ was officially released December 23rd, 2018, yes! Just two days to Christmas. You won’t be wrong of you call it -‘A Gift’. Indeed

The inspiring hit single by Teniola Apata aka Teni Makanaki is one masterpiece that will always leave you with its aura of positivity, especially on the “not too good days”.

Teni, who is an indigene of Ondo state, derived the title from her dialect “Uyo Meyo” which means happiness and joy.

Talent, comes in different colours, shapes and sizes and all these were most visible in the creativity of blending language, melody and sage in a single song.

As we all know, the inspiring and motivating song gives a glimpse of the singer’s personal story of how she struggled to make her dreams come true.
Sometimes, all we need is just someone who can relate with our present situation to give us hope on getting to our desired goals, and this song no doubt, did a lot of justice to this.

The melody, harmony and even the deep lyrics that came with the song is such that, even without understanding the meaning, you would still flow to the cool vibes.

It’s 2020 already, but I bet majority still has this song on their playlist.

It’s the second month in the new decade already, if you didn’t know the meaning of “Uyo Meyo” we’ve told you already! Now you sure do.

It’s 20/02/2020
If you still “chew” your mouth😂 when singing the song, below is the lyrics, please cram it this time😂

Lyrics:

[Intro]
Dr. Dolor Entertaiment
Kajo kajo kajo (Let’s dance)
kayo kayo kayo (let’s rejoice)
Uyo Meyo leun o san o kan mi o e (I rejoiced with you and now its my time to rejoice)
Uyo Meyo
Uyo Meyo
O Uyo
Uyo Meyo leun o san o kan mi o e (I rejoiced with you and now its my time to rejoice)
Uyo Meyo
Uyo Meyo
Eh Uyo
Uyo Meyo leun o san o kan mi o e (I rejoiced with you and now its my time to rejoice)

[Verse 1]
Everybody’s born a winner
If only you just believe yea eh yeh eh
Close your eyes and come and see
Don’t you worry about a thing nah
Cause if you work hard
You can get it if you work
If you strive hard
You can be just what you want
If you work hard
You can climb the mountain tall
Cause nothing is too small
And nothing is too big

[Chorus]
Uyo Meyo
Uyo Meyo
O Uyo
Uyo Meyo leun o san o kan mi o e (I rejoiced with you and now its my time to rejoice)
Uyo Meyo
Uyo Meyo
Oh Uyo
Uyo Meyo leun o san o kan mi o e (I rejoiced with you and now its my time to rejoice)
Eh yeh

[Verse 2]
What my eyes have seen, eyeh
Oun to’ju mi ti ri ah, eyeh (what my eyes have seen)
Don’t let them tell you “You Can’t”
And they won’t help you, just so you know
Just keep on pushing oh oh uh oh
Ibi ti Daddy mi o de (where my father couldn’t reach)
Ma de be ma tu koja (I’ll get there and I’ll pass)
Ibi ti Mummy mi o de (where my mother couldn’t reach)
Ma de be ma tu koja (I’ll get there and I’ll pass)
Ori ori mi jowo (Oh my goodness I beg of you)
Ori la no okan mi o (my head pave way for my thoughts)
Ori eeee mi masun (my head don’t sleep)
Yea eh yea

[Chorus]
Uyo Meyo
Uyo Meyo
O Uyo
Uyo Meyo leun o san o kan mi o e (I rejoiced with you and now its my time to rejoice)
Uyo Meyo
Uyo Meyo
Oh Uyo
Uyo Meyo leun o san o kan mi o e (I rejoiced with you and now its my time to rejoice)

[Outro]
Owo mi maye fufun nene
Yea
Ma yo fan da loke loke
Teni eee (Uyo meyo)
Omo apata ni mii (Uyo Meyo)
Mo duro gongon (Uyo meyo)
Mo rapata, sugbon olorun gbope mi (Uyo meyo)
Omo la so laiye yi o (Uyo meyo)
Ola o de bi kan
Ko duro timi lo jo jumo (Uyo meyo)
Ma ki ota mo idi mi, jowo! (Uyo meyo)
Mo mo’pe inu re dun, Uyo meyo
Tori mo shey rere laiye ah mo shey rere
Tori mo yon fanda laiye ah mo yon fanda
Mo sho’rire laiye eh mo sho rire.

Long Live Good Music!
Afrobeats Singers To The World!!

Annie Cruz

Author: Annie Cruz

A die hard fan of Burna Boy & Wizkid, Anita Oronsaye a.k.a Annie Cruz is a lover of afro-fusion and just anything that defines great music!

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