Ghanaian dancehall musician, Stonebwoy has revealed in a recent interview with South Africa-based Moziak Magazine how deeply his 2016 hit song Run Go describes the world from the view of COVID -19 down to the problems facing most countries.
According to the Putuu hitmaker, leaders must attend to the cry of their citizens by answering some serious questions that relate to the country’s current situation.
Recall for some few weeks now, Ghanaian youth have taken online to protest asking the government to fix various sectors of the economy which popularised the hashtag #FixTheCountry.
Stonebwoy reacting to a request to name “a song that perfectly describes your country right now,” and responded, “Run Go’ by Stonebwoy.”
Stonebwoy – Run Go, is a beautiful piece and also has great words for leaders in the country.
In the song, he needed answers for questions, “Tell we where we gonna run go, After making our motherland a bitter place to live? Tell we where we gonna run go, Wen dem say we have to pay for the oxygen we breathe? Answer me now Mr big man. You no see everybody want to go run go up foreign no.”
He added, “simple life is all we want to live. Give me food give me clothes give me love and give me shelter shelter. Simple life is all we want life. Give me food give me cloth give me love and give me shelter shelter”
In the last part, he sang, “Ya uno fi hear mi please. [This a one yah song mi a sing from the deep. Down ina mi heart and mi a feel like to weep”
Watch ‘Run Go’ music video;
Stonebwoy – Run Go was taken from Stonebwoy’s album ‘Necessary Evil’ released in 2014. Beatz Dakay produced this one. Watch here