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Coded Message Spotted in Bob Marley’s Song! #Africa Unite

06 Nov

Mighty Africa  I didn’t first notice it myself until i re-played the son to my hearing and re-visited the lyrics online and found what it contained. Just like the InstantMediaGH‘s post on Ghana’s Anthem, one will realize that Bob Marley too had foresight – similar to Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah of blessed memory’s.

 

” Ziya-po ya-ya, pa-pa-ya-pa!
Ti-da-lee, na po-po pu-du-loo!
Ste-na-peh na-na po po-ro po!
Africa unite:
‘Cause we’re moving right out of Babylon,
And we’re going to our Father’s land, yea-ea.

How good and how pleasant it would be before God and man, yea-eah! –
To see the unification of all Africans, yeah! –
As it’s been said a’ready, let it be done, yeah!
We are the children of the Rastaman;
We are the children of the Iyaman.

So-o, Africa unite:
‘Cause the children (Africa unite) wanna come home.
Africa unite:
‘Cause we’re moving right out of Babylon, yea,
And we’re grooving to our Father’s land, yea-ea.
[ Lyrics from: http://www.lyricsfreak.com/b/bob+marley/africa+unite_20021776.html ]
How good and how pleasant it would be before God and man
To see the unification of all Rastaman, yeah.
As it’s been said a’ready, let it be done!
I tell you who we are under the sun:
We are the children of the Rastaman;
We are the children of the Iyaman.

So-o: Africa unite,
Afri – Africa unite, yeah!
Unite for the benefit (Africa unite) for the benefit of your people!
Unite for it’s later (Africa unite) than you think!
Unite for the benefit (Africa unite) of my children!
Unite for it’s later (Africa uniting) than you think!
Africa awaits (Africa unite) it’s creators!
Africa awaiting (Africa uniting) it’s Creator!
Africa, you’re my (Africa unite) forefather cornerstone!
Unite for the Africans (Africa uniting) abroad!
Unite for the Africans (Africa unite) a yard!”

It’s unfortunate we have failed to make some meaning and realization of what our great and forefathers have given us. Unity is indeed key in moving Africa forward- but, How? many still ask…

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. But provided above are the messages carried in the song. Do you think there is truly a hidden message in this music? would love to hear from you on that… Enjoy!

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