Mgambo (Soldier) Lyrics by Goodluck Gozbert ft. Bony Mwaitege

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(Sung in Swahili)

Refrain:
Mungu amenipa kutembea, hatua mbele
(God has given me a step ahead)
Eh kama mugambo, hatua mbele
(Like a ranger, a step forward) (Repeat)

Sadaka gani mimi nitoe? (What offering should I give)
Ona favour amenipa favour (Oh, look at the favor, He has granted me favor)
Cheko gani mimi nicheke? (What laughter should I laugh?)
Ona happy moyo uko happy (Look at my happiness, my heart is joyful)
Ameweka ujasiri wa ki afande (He has put courage like an officer’s in my heart)
Oh siogopi, vita twende (Oh, I am not afraid, I am ready for battle)
Ameweka ujasiri acha nitambe (He has placed courage in my heart, let me dance)
Oh siogopi, weka twende (I am not afraid, let us go)

Yaani hapana dori, dori di — Mambo waka (There are no worries, things are great)
Nimevikwa na koti, koti ti, mambo super (I have been dressed with a coat, things are great)
Machozi yalinitoka, yalinitoka, yalinitoka (Tears rand down my face)
Mtesi alinitesa, alinitesa, alinitesa (The tormentor tormented me)

Nikifuta kushoto, hata kulia ya moto (If I clear the left, even the right is on fire)
Yaani kama mtoto, amefunika matoto (Like to a child, he has covered His child)
Oluwafemi (For God loves me)in Yoruba

Hatua mbele (A step forwards) x?

(Refrain)

Oga, oga, Baba (Father) I thank You
Umefanya ma  (You have done) marvelous thing Lord I thank You
Oga oga, Jesus I thank You
Unenipa mihuri ya heshima, oh Baba (Father, You have given me stamps of respect)

Tena sio sifuri, nina majina majina (I have many names)
Siku hizi boss, ah mheshimiwa (These days I am a boss – the honorable)
Ametoa kibali, huku ni mambo sawa (He has brought me from far, all is fine here)
Siandamwi madeni, ameniponya Bwana (I do not owe anyone, the Lord has healed me)
Ni Yesu amefanya, sasa wasiwasi wa nini? (It is Jesus who has made me, what is there to fear?)
Na Mungu akitenda unabakia kileleni (When the Lord does it for you, you remain at the top)

Oga, oga, Baba I thank You
Umefanya ma (You have done) marvelous thing Lord I thank You
Oga oga, Jesus I thank You
Unenipa mihuri ya heshima, oh Baba(Father, You have given me stamps of respect)

(Refrain)

Neno linasogea, kama mgambo (The Word is moving, like a ranger)
Mgambo hawajali, hali ya hewa (A ranger cares not for the weather)
Hata kama mvua hatua mbele (Even through the rain, a step forward)
Mgambo hawajali, huendelea (Rangers do not care, they keep moving)

Kama (like a ) commando, commando comma– x4

(Refrain)

Mungu Hapokei Rushwa (God Cannot be Bribed) Lyrics by Goodluck Gozbert

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(Sung in Swahili)

Uzuri ni kwamba, Mungu hapokei rushwa x2
(The good news is that God cannot be bribed)
Angepewa mabilioni, tungetupwa mbali sana x2
(If that was so and he was given billions, we would have been abandoned)
(Repeat)

Na wengine tuna damu mbaya, mabifu kama yote
(Others have bad blood, looking for quarrels)
Mtu hujamkosea, anatamani ufe
(You have not wronged them, but they wish death on you)
Wengine bwana we, tulipewaga sura
(And others, were given looks)
Mtu akikukuona, akalinganisha hufanani
(Someone looks at you, and they compare you with others)
Wewe unadhani angepewa oxygene
(What do you think – if they were given oxygen)
Yangu angeminya, angeminya — nifie mbali
(My oxygen – they would have squeezed it, that I died)
Wewe unadhani angepewa kesho yako wee
(What do you think, if they were given your tomorrow)
Kwanza angefinya, angefinya — ufie mbali
(They would have squeezed it so that you died)

Pre-Refrain:
Ila mungu wee, hajui kukosea (But God does not wrong us)
Ametupa thamani, tulioitwa vikaragosi
(He has given us worth, us who are called cartoons)
Ila mungu wee, mwingi wa huruma
(For God is full of mercy)
Ametupa vicheko, vicheko bila manoti
(He has given us joy, joy without payment)

(Refrain)

Mfano jitu lipate lama za Laiza: lingetuchakaza vibaya
(For example, if someone gets Laiza’s fortune: they would have hurt us)
Au lipate kama za Dangote, Lipewe kuamua Kesho yako eeh
(Or they would be fortunate as Dangote, to judge your tomorrow)
Wengine, Baba zetu walala hoi (For some of us, our Fathers are needy)
Wengine, mama zetu hohehahe (For some of us, our mothers are poor)
Wengine, familia zetu choka mbaya (For some of us, our families are destitute)
Wengine, ndio kabisa mayatima (For some of us, we are complete orphans)
Hakuna anayetujua wala hatuna connection (There would be no one to give us connections)
Kusema sababu ni elimu mbona wasomi kibao ni jobless?
(Saying that it is because of lack of education, why are degree holders jobless?)
Tumewekwa Mahali kwa neema ya Mungu (We have been placed in the place of God’s Grace)
Tunavuka Mapito kwa neema ya Mungu (We have crossed through troubles through God’s Grace)

(Pre-Refrain)

(Refrain)

Mwenye Majibu (The One With The Answers) Lyrics by Madam Flora and Goodluck Gozbert

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(Sung in Swahili)

Ufumo hauwezi kukusaidia (The structure will not help you)
Rafiki hawezi kukusaidia (Friends will not help you)
Mukuyu (?) hawezi kukusaidia (Practices(?) will not help you)
Mpenzi hawezi kukusaidia (Your lover will not help You)
Usheshindwa, yo hilo (You have been defeated by things)
Kwa mwanadamu hilo hilo (That is of the flesh)
Ulilete hilo, hilo (Bring them all)
Kwa Bwana Yesu, hilo hilo (To the Lord Jesus)
Amesema anatenda, umwamini (He said He will do it, believe Him)
Hajawai acha neno lipotee (He has never let His Word go in vain)
Alisema atatenda, nimeona (He said He will do it, and I’ve witnessed it)
Hajawahi shindwa kitu mfalme (The King has never been defeated)

Pre-Chorus:
Ndio yake moja, inabadilisha maisha (One yes from Him, changes lives)
Ndio yake moja, huleta amani (His one yes, brings peace)
Akisema sawa, utaheshimishwa (If He says yes, You will be respected)
Mwite tu, mwite tu, mwite tu (Just call Him, Just call Him, Just call Him)

Refrain:
Yupo mwenye majibu (The One with the answers is present)
Yeye asiye lala (The One who does not sleep)
Ndio, kwake ni ndio (Yes, in Him is Yes)
Hakuna, hakuna (Nothing, Nothing) (Repeat)

Kiti cha enzi, Kiti cha sifa (The Throne of authority, the Throne of praise)
Nyenyekea, utapata majibu (Humble yourself, You will receive your answers)
Kiti cha karne, zamani zote (The Throne of centuries, throne of ages)
Amini, amini, kuna jibu (Believe, believe, there is an answer)

Ameketi kwenye enzi (He is seated in authority)
Hakuna jambo gumu tena (There is nothing impossible again)
Kama afya, na uzima (Be it health, be it life)
Lolote, amini, amini (In everything, believe, believe)

Anajua maumivu (He knows the pain)
Anaona na machozi (He sees the tears)
Yeye ni Baba, yeye mlezi (He is the Father, He is the Caregiver)
Daima, daima, daima (Forever, forever forever)

(Pre-Chorus + Refrain)

Tunapoandamia, tegemea, egemea – Bwana (As we toil, as we trust, as we lean on)
Mbawani mwako ni salama, tena (We find shelter under Your wings, also)
Jemedari wa majeshi ya ushindi, ushinde lote (The General of the Army of Victory, conquer all)
Tutashinda kwa heshima tena (We shall be victorious in respect once again)

(Refrain)

Nyakati (Seasons) Lyrics by Goodluck Gozbert

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(Sung in Swahili)

Unaona kama kila unachoguza kimeharibika
(You feel as though everything you touch is destroyed)
Ujasiri wa kusema tena umetoweaka
(You do not have the bravery to speak again)
Maana kila unalosema wewe, kama unakosea
(Because all you say, you feel is wrong)
Umechanganyikiwa, ni Mungu anajua unayopotia
(You are confused, only God knows what you are going through)
Na ukisema ueleze, wengi kwao ni furaha
(When you try to speak it, others rejoice in your predicament)
Wewe umwombe Mungu, ubaki kimya
(But you pray to God, and remain silent)
Na mengi umevumilia, moyo umenyong’onyea
(You have persevered in much, your spirit is weakening)
Hapo ulipo sasa, ng’ang’ania tena
(Where you currently are, keep fighting)

Bridge:
Na Mungu hajaruhusu, jaribu kuliko uwezo wako
(For God will not fail you, keep fighting)
Imani nusu, ongeza utashinda
(Add on to your faith, you shall succeed)
Mungu hatoruhusu, ufe kabla ya baraka zako
(For God will not let you die before you see your blessings)
Imani nusu, ongeza utashinda
(Add to your faith, you shall overcome)

Refrain:
Zipo nyakati za furaha, nawe utacheka tena
(There is a time for joy, you will laugh again)
Usijali, Mungu yuko nawe
(Do not worry, God is with You)
Zipo nyakati za furaha, nawe utacheka tena
(There is a time for joy, you will laugh again)
Usijali, Mungu yuko nawe
(Do not worry, God is with You)

Moyo wako una majeraha hufai
(Your heart is bruised, you want to give up)
Tena unasubiri kauli ya mwisho ya mungu
(And you are also waiting for God’s final statement)
Wapo wanaojua, we huna mtoto
(There are those who know that you are childless)
Kwa kejeli wanaulizanga, “ana umri gani?”
(Yet they mock you asking, “how old is your child?”)
Tena wanaojua, umefukuzwa kazi
(And there are those who know that you lost your job)
Kwa kejeli wanaulizanga, “bosi wako yupo?”
(Yet they mock you asking, “is your boss around?”)
Ila nakwambia, hayatodumu, ni nyakati tu
(But I tell you, this will not remain, they are seasons)
Hautobaki hapo, haya ni mapito
(You will not be left there, these things shall pass)
Jipe moyo tazama juu, mwombe Mugnu ujaisiri
(Be encouraged, look to heaven and ask God for strength)
Ni mapito tuu, jipe moyo mkuu
(These things shall pass, be encouraged)
Japo nguvu ya kumwomba, muishie Mungu
(Though you are weak to pray, lean on God)
Ni mapito tuu, jipe moyo mkuu
(These things shall pass, be encouraged)

(Bridge + Refrain)

Repeat: Ni sawa hawajui, unakopita (It’s OK, they don’t know your paths)
Hata wakizusha maneno ya uongo wakakwambia umemuasi Mungu
(Even if they lie to you saying you have disobeyed God)
Wakaja na unabii, wakasema umefika mwisho wako wewe
(Though they come with prophesies, saying you are finished)
Wakainuka ndugu wa karibu, wakakusema ovyo ovyo
(Your close brothers rose and spoke against you)
Ikawa kila kitu ni kimya, marafiki ni kimya
(It became that everything is silent, your friends are quiet)
Kama ndoa ni yako, lakini ndani ni uadui
(Though the looks happy, but inside there are hostilities )

(Refrain)

Nibadilishe (Change Me) Lyrics by Goodluck Gozbert

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(Sung in Swahili)

Kwanza nimenyoa deni (First I have shaved my debt)
Napenda sana mitindo ya nywele (I like hair styles)
Kuruka usiseme (Never mind jumping)
Viwanja vipya ninakaribishwa (I am welcomed in new fields)
Kwenye kurasa za insta nakesha (I spend hours on Instagram)
Nikitafuta tena mabaya (Also looking for wickedness)
Nikisikia napata nalitafuta tena nalipa (When I get it, I look for it and even pay for it)
Wala silipi madeni (And yet I do not pay my debts)
Nikikopa nabet wala sionangi soni (When I borrow, I bet without shame)
Fungu la kumi kwangu iyo ni story (Tithes are a story to me)
Nasubiri jumapili (I only wait for Sundays)

Hata unajua sina imani (You know that I do not have faith)
Japo ninaitikia “Amin” (Even though I respond “Amen”)
Nasubiria ka ukitenda kwanza ndio nikubali (I awat for you to act before I believe)
Kama Yesu najua (I know of Jesus)
Na idadi ya vitabu najua (I have read many books)
Na yalipo makanisa najua (I know where the churches are)
Ila kuhudhuria nashindwa (But I am unable to attend them)

Bridge:
Kwa ibada nasinzia (I doze during services)
Sijui mdudu kaingia (I don’t know maybe illness is in me)
Ila nikiona beer (And yet when I see a beer)
Nasikia kuchangamka (I fell very energized) (Repeat)

Refrain:
Niko na ubaya, niko na ubaya (I have badness, I have wickedness)
Niko na ubaya Bwana nibadilishe (I have badness, change me Lord)

Kuna vinyimbo vinanichoma (There are songs that scald me)
Hasa ile parapanda (Especially the one ‘trumpet’ one)
Ikipigwa wakizikana (When it is played as they bury each other)
Pia sirudii kosa (Then I do not repeat my mistakes)
Maneno yananichoma ‘binadamu ni maua’ (Words that scald me: “Man is like a flower”)
Ikipita wiki moja masikini nasahau kabisa (Yet after a week, I forget them all)

(Bridge)

(Refrain)

Nakupa maisha na moyo utakase (I give you my life and soul to cleanse)
Ninapoanguka nishike nisimame (When I fall, hold me that I may stand) (Repeat)

(Refrain)

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