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Progress

by Mavado







Progress lyrics with English Translations




[Intro] That’s why wi guh suh and (That’s why I had…) Wi jus link up wid mi dawg Mineral Boss (We met up with my friend Mineral Boss) You know, Gully Side Mineral Progress

[Verse 1] Wi nuh in a nothing wid yuh (We aren’t dealing with you) If yuh naw show no progress (If you aren’t showing any progress) Man fi guh through life without no stress (Man must go through life without no stress) Be friends with some people that’s hopeless Cause dem a nuh, no progress (Because they aren't progressive) Dem chat a bag a things and dem screw (They talk a lot of things and they're screwed) A just suh dem come tan (That's just the way they are) A stone yuh bread come from (Your bread comes from stone) A jail bunk dem waan see man head pon (They want to see my head on a jail bunk) A yuh nice life dem waan see yuh dead from (Because your life's nice, they want to see you die)

[Chorus] Nooo Dem cyaa trick mi and kill mi (They can't trick and kill me) Mi cyaa dead suh (I can't die like that) Dem a send a bag a news to yuh woman (They're sending a lot of news to your woman) Fi yuh woman left (So your woman can leave you) Life is like the weather Yuh haffi guh through the season (You have to go through the season) A simple star blind yuh (A simple star blinds you) People change and you don’t know the reason

[Verse 2] Duppy bat nuh have no direction (A bat doesn't have any direction) And a dem a try lead yuh (And they're trying to lead you) Mi couldn’t work wid a nigga deh (I couldn't work with that dude) From him a work wid di needle (If he's working with the needle) Mama seh good mix wid a lot of evil (Mama said good is mixed with a lot of evil ) The devil in a lot of people (The devil's in a lot of people) From mi naw feel yuh energy mi gone (If I'm not feeling your energy I'm gone) Like the good bible mi read yuh (Like the good bible I read you)

[Chorus 2] Nooo Dem cyaa trick mi and kill mi (They can't trick and kill me) Mi cyaa dead suh (I can't die like that) Dem a send a bag a news to yuh woman (They're sending a lot of news to your woman) Fi yuh woman left (So your woman can leave you) Nooo Dem cyaa trick mi and kill mi (They can't trick and kill me) Mi cyaa dead suh (I can't die like that) Nooo Mi wul on pan life an mi nah let guh (I'm holding on life and I'm not letting go)

[Verse 3] Nuh bother drown in your sorrows (Don't drown in your sorrows) Yuh fi feel like swim (You must try to swim) Fi mi paper to pen is a real life ting (For me, paper to pen is a real life thing) Is a real life thing Yesterday yuh down (Yesterday you're down) Now yuh feel like king (Now you feel like a king) The life where yuh fram wasn’t inviting (The life where you're from wasn’t inviting) Sometimes mi know it stressing (Sometimes I know it's stressing) Mi waah every yute rise and count unuh blessings (I want every youth to rise and count your blessings) Dem waan si wi feed pon dumpling and mackerel (They want to see us feed on dumpling and mackerel) Mi radda sea food and lobster pon the hot grill (I rather sea food and lobster on the hot grill) Wah happen to dem (What happened to them) No no

[Outro] Wi nah dead suh (We are not dying like that) Seh wi nah dead suh (We are not dying like that) No, wi nah dead suh (No, we are not dying like that) Cyaah wi nah let guh (Because we aren't dying like that) Wi nah dead suh (x3) (We are not dying like that)

(Repeat Verse 1)















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