Afro Praise Medley Lyrics by Sonnie Badu

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(In Shona – Zimbabwe)
Hakuna wakaita sa Jesu, (There’s no one compared to Jesus)
Hakuna wakaita sa Yee (There’s no one like Him)
Hakuna wakaita sa Jesu (There’s no one compared to Jesus)
Hakuu hakuchina (There is no other name)

Nda manya manya, kwese, kwese (I have searched everywhere)
Ndatenderera, kwese, kwese (I have run around everywhere )
Nda tsvaga tsvaga, kwese, kwese (I have looked around everywhere)
Hakuu hakuchina (There’s no other name)

(In Sotho – South Africa)
Iyo hlonolofatsa, Iyo hlonolofatsa (Iyo Bless, Iyo Bless,)
Iyo ka lebtso la Ntate (Iyo, The name of the father)

(Still in Sotho)
Jehova, O lefika laka (Jehovah, you’re my Rock of Ages)

24-7 I will praise you Jehovah
24-7 I will praise your Holy Name

(In Pidgin – Nigeria)
This kind God oo, I never see your type oo
This kind God oo, Blessed be your holy name

(In Twi – Ghana)
Woayoo, Woayoo, Woayoo ewurade ye oheni (He has done it, God is king)
Woayoo, Woayoo, Woayoo ewurade ye oheni (He has done it, God is king)

(In Lingala – Congo)
Yahweh, Yahweh, Yahweh kumama Yahweh (Yahweh/God be Praised)
Yahweh, Yahweh, Yahweh kumama Yahweh (God be Praised)

Always Pray For You Lyrics by Nosa (Nosakhare Omoregie)

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(Sung in Pidgin(Broken) English)

I go [will] always pray for you, I go always pray for you
Make the Grace of Jesus see you through
I go always pray for you

As all of us dey[we] go our separate ways
Na good tory we go dey [It will be good stories we’ll]tell when we see again
Of how God don bless [blessed]me and bless you too
I go always pray for you

Chorus:
And even if I far from you
You go always be in my heart this na [is] true
I just wan let you know say, whatever I do
I go always pray for you

We go surely meet again, And when we meet again
None of us go dey [will be] in chain
But na from glory to glory in Jesus name
We go surely meet again
If I offend you before forgive me
So that when we see again, You no go get BB [bad belle] for me
We all need each other to see life through
So I go always pray for you

(Chorus)

Say make the grace of God, make e no commot [?]
Make him peace never cease
To call upon you, whatever you do
And in love to see you through ah ah
I just wan let you know say whatever i do
I go surely pray for you

(Chorus)

Papa Reigns Lyrics by Diana Hamilton

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(Non-English parts sung in Pidgin-English and Twi)

Lift up your heads oh ye gates
Be lifted up Ye ancient doors
That the King of Glory may come in

Papa reigns, Papa reigns oh
My Papa reigns, Let the earth tremble
My Jesus reigns, The King of Glory reigns
He reigns He reigns, Let the earth tremble

Chorus:
Papa reigns, Papa reigns, Papa reigns
Let the earth tremble

Wetin I go bring (What shall I give to you)
To show say You be my Papa  (To show that you’re my Father?)
Wetin I go bring (What shall I give to you)
To show say You be my king oh  (To show that you’re my King?)
You answereth my prayer
Papa You bless me double double
You bless me nyafo nyafo (double double)
My Papa God You reign

(Chorus)
//NB:Twi translation not confirmed
Edien na mede behye w’anaamu (What shall I give to you? )
Wo nie w’aye ama me Awurade (For all you what you have done for me )
Me ma nkwagye kruwaa no so (I will lift the cup of salvation )
N’ama bo wodin w’ate (And declare your name )
Mebo wodin anopa awia anwomere  (I will declare your name all day)
Mebo wodin anadwo paa (I will declare your name all day)
My Papa reigns, let the eath tremble

Let the earth tremble (x?)

(Chorus)

This kind God ooh, I have never seen your kind Ooh
This kind God ooh, Blessed be your Holy Name (Repeat)

(Chorus)

Reya Leboga (Thank You) Lyrics by Uche Agu

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(Non-English Parts are sung in Sotho and Pidgin)

Ke a leboga Morena, Ke a leboga Morena
Ka tsohle o nketseditseng tsona
Ka tsohle o nketseditseng tsona
(Repeat)

I wanna thank you, Lord my God
I wanna thank you, Lord my God
For all the so so of things you do for me o
For all the so so of things you do for me o
(Repeat)

Daddy you butter my bread o
You sugar my tea, You pump my tire
You bless me Nyafu Nyafu (Plenty)
For all the so so of things you do for me O
For all the so so of things you do for me O

When I count your blessing o, I name them one by one
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
I cannot count them all o Baba
I cannot count them all o

(Chorus)

Big God by Uche (Joyous Celebration 14)

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(A sprinkling of Pidgin, Zulu, Lingala, Swahili and French are included with the English)

Joyous Celebration (Joyous Celebration)
We’re here to praise, We’re here to praise
We’re here to praise, The Lord!

Oh hallelujah akekh’ ofana naye (in Zulu)

Ooh hallelujah I serve a very big God oh

My God you big oh (Oh oh oh)
My God you fine oh (Oh oh oh)
My God you kind oh (Oh oh oh)
My God you too much oh (Oh oh oh)

When I look/go to my right/front/back (You are by my side)
When I go to my left/left/front (You are by my side)

Oh hallelujah I serve a very big God oh
Oh hallelujah akekh’ ofana naye (in Zulu)

Goodness and mercy shall follow me All of the days of my life
(Goodness and mercy shall follow me all of the days of my life)

Sanjolama Yahwe nabito sanjolama (Sanjolama) (in Lingala)
(Be exalted by Lord, be exalted) (Be exalted)
Sanjolama Yahwe nabito sanjolama (Sanjolama)
(Be exalted by Lord, be exalted) (Be exalted)
Yembelama Yahwe nabito yembelama (Sanjolama)
(Sing to my Lord sing to Him) (Be exalted)
Yembelama Yhawe nabito sanjolama (Sanjolama)
(Sing to my Lord sing to Him) (Be exalted)

Louez Louez Louez (Louez!) (in French)
Louez Yesu, Louez (Louez!) (Praise)
Jesus Jesus Jesus (Jesus!)

Teremeka, teremeka, teremeka, teremeka (Descend)(in Swahili)
Panda, panda, panda, panda (ascend)

Sanjolama Yahwe nabito sanjolama (Sanjolama)… (in Lingala)

Celebrate! Celebrate!

Joyous Celebration (Joyous Celebration)
We’re here to praise, We’re here to praise
We’re here to praise, The Lord!

Overflow Lyrics by Uchechukwu Agu (Uche) and Joyous Celebration 16

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Overflow! Overflow! Overflow!
Overflow overflow, Overflow overflow
Overflow overflow, Overflow overflow
Windows of heaven have opened over me
Overflow overflow, Overflow overflow
Windows of heaven have opened over me

I can hear the sounds of heaven (overflow)
Its the sound of many waters (overflow)
Times of refreshing, coming over me
I know you have been waiting (overflow)
The sins that was delaying (?)
Times of refreshing, coming over me

Overflow overflow
Windows of heaven have opened over me (repeat)

Overflow overflow, Overflow overflow (repeat)
Halelujah halelujah, Halelujah halelujah (repeat)
Shout Halelujah to the lord (halelujah to the Lord) (Repeat)
Shout Hossanah to the Lord (Hossanah to the LOrd) (Repeat)

Shout Halelujah to the Lord (Halelujah to the Lord) (Repeat)
Shout Hossanah to the Lord (Hossanah to the LOrd) (Repeat)

I go shout, I go dance (I go shout, I go dance)
I go shout, I go dance oh (I go shout, I go dance oh)

Celebrate…

I go shout, I go dance (I go shout, I go dance)
I go shout, I go dance oh (I go shout, I go dance oh)

Shout Halelujah to the Lord (Halelujah to the Lord) (Repeat)
Shout Hossanah to the Lord (Hossanah to the LOrd) (Repeat)

My God is Good Lyrics by Uche (Joyous Celebration 13)

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(Non-English parts are sung in Pidgin-English, Lingala, Tshiluba(Congo) Swahili and some French)

Eeeh My God is good oh x4

(in Part-Pidgin)
Everything na double double oh, Na double double x2
(Everything will be doubled, will be doubled)
Promotion/Your money/Your house/Your cars

In the morning when I wake up, I will sing my praise unto you my Lord
I will shout I will dance to you, You have been my help forever ever
Eeeh My God is good oh x4

Eeeh My God is good oh x4
Moto e moto, moto e moto e mama e (Lingala)
(Fire (hot), fire, fire) – Literal translation. Actual meaning is ambiguous.
Simbalelu twende kulumba lose bwana begu(?),zambe wa moyo
nZambe wa moyo, nzambe wa moyo … (Tshiluba) (God of love, God of Love)

Ekele kele, aah nzambe wa moyo, Ekele kele, aah zambe wa moyo(Lingala/Tshiluba)
(Shout/celebrate Oh God of Love, Shout/celebrate Oh God of love)
Shuka chini chini tena, x2 (in Swahili)
(Get down, get down some more)
Shuka chini, chini tena x?
(Get down, get down some more)
Louez louez louez (louez), louez Jesu louez (louez) x2(in French)
(Praise praise praise, praise Jesus praise)

Eeeh My God is good oh x8

(in Swahili)
Shuka chini chini tena, Shuka chini chini tena x2 (Get down, get down some more)

(in Lingala/Tshiluba)
Ekele kele, aah zambe wa moyo, ekele kele, aah zambe wa moyo
(Shout/celebrate Oh God of Love, Shout/celebrate Oh God of love) x2

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