Kween Naanii (feat. Mauma G)

by Akinsanya

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Akinsanya chants a Ska song for Jamaica's national hero “Queen Nanny”. A new '17 project of Akin and Junior Wize Production. Authentic Ska riddim featuring legendary musician Earl ‘Chinna’ Smith on lead guitars.

Also, horn section by Japanese musicians. Furthermore, it features a very special guest, Gaamang Gloria Simms aka Mauma G, who's the first woman to be named Gaaman Paramount Queen of the maroons. She chants in African “kromanti” language in her Warrior Queen ites.

lyrics

Kween Naanii (L. Palmer/G. Simms)

Intro:
Honour InI first lady Kween Naanii,(a yankipo saasi Dee) woman of the Ashanti
Salute for your bravery, honour Mama( da woman deh oh)

Chorus:
Naanii sell out
Queen Naani sell out
Quenn Nanni neva sell wi out
Ashanti Bushi Kunde no sell neva sell out

Verse 1:
She neva sign no peace treaty fi di beast come least treat wi
Shi neva sign no papers nor clause to commit treason nor fraud
Shi neva sign away our birthright, no shi neva sign
Shi knows how the enemy, not her own kind.
Cho

Verse 2:
Kween Nyabinghi and Queen Naani, the spirits are one yes one
Yaa Asantewa and Kween Ensinga the spirits are one same one
Strategic military planner our Queens their are a winner no easy push over
Tek refuge in nature to camouflage , Kween Naanii a warrior at large.
Cho

Verse 3:
She warn Quao and Kudjoe telling dem not to sign , open ur eyes
She seh di treaty is a trickery to conquer rule and divide , yes conquer rule and divide
She sey breddas oh my brothers can to read between the lines, open your eyes
She seh its best to unite, 'mongst our selves dont fight
Cho

Verse 4:
Knankunkun saasi
Da woman deh ohh da woman deh
Tana bassa cum
Chah Kunde mama
Da woman deh ohh da woman deh
A Yankunku pikibu
Chorus

credits

released June 20, 2017
Vocals/Keyboard - Akinsanya
Vocals/Abeng - Gaamang Gloria Simms aka Mauma G
Lead Guitar - Earl 'Chinna' Smith
Drums - Brady Robinson
Percussion - Joseph 'Jr. Congo' Sutherland
Bass - Andrew Campbell
Rhythm Guitar - Phillip Porter
Tenor Sax - Inatti
Trombone - Hat Beard

Artwork, Engineered by Junior Wize
Produced by Junior Wize, Akinsanya
Artwork photo: Courtesy, Action 4 Reel Flimworks/Jahsen Levy

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