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Song Review & Lyrics: “Declan Rice” By Odumodublvck

Odumodublvck's 'Declan Rice': A Bold Braggadocio Anthem With Infectious Beats

DECLAN RICE – Single

Odumodublvck

  • Genre: Rap
  • Date: 24 Mar, 2023
  • Content: explicit
  • Region: NGA
  • Track(s): 1
  • ℗ 2023 NATIVE Records

Review

Odumodublvck, a Nigerian rapper and songwriter, has recently released a brand new song titled “Declan Rice,” which is already creating waves in the Nigerian music scene. The song, published on March 24th, 2023, is the rapper’s first of the year, following his 2022 smash single “Picanto” with Zlatan.

Trill Xoe and John Wav produced the song, a blend of Afro-pop and hip-hop with a catchy beat and stunning lyrics that depict a story of resilience and determination. Odumodublvck mentions English defensive midfielder Declan Rice, a West Ham United captain, and his favorite Premier League player, as he praises his resilience and drive for victory.

Odumodublvck says in the song’s pre-chorus that he can do without their policy, referring to external elements that might try to drag him down. He goes on to say that he must fall in with all his niggas abo, which means that he would always stick with his crew. The song’s chorus is catchy and addictive, with the rapper saying he feels like Declan Rice and asking his audience to do the same.

Odumodublvck delivers his characteristic deep, insightful poetry in the lyrics, taking center stage on every tune and venue he graces. The lyrics depict the story of a guy who has faced difficulty but has refused to be affected or intimidated by it.

Odumodublvck, a football fan, created a record for one of his favorite players and named it “Declan Rice.” On it, he declares that he will never be moved or intimidated, exhibiting his persistence and desire to succeed in the face of adversity.

Odumodublvck is one of Nigeria’s most interesting voices in recent times. Born in Lagos and raised in Abuja, he performs under the umbrella of Okporoko Rhythms, a subgenre of hip-hop that draws inspiration from grime, Fela Kuti’s Afrobeat, and Progressive R&B. His distinct style and profound, insightful songwriting add complexity to Nigeria’s hip-hop culture, and he is motivated to show that African musicians can be anything they want to be.

The song has already made an impression on the Nigerian music scene, with fans and enthusiasts applauding the rapper for his excellent lyrics and captivating beats. The release of “Declan Rice” is part of ODUMODUBLVCK’s plan to rule the Nigerian music scene in 2023, and he has promised to release even more steamy tunes through his own record company, NATIVE tunes.

“Declan Rice” demonstrates Odumodublvck’s talent and distinct approach, which adds complexity to Nigeria’s hip-hop industry. The song is upbeat and addictive, and its lyrics portray a story of overcoming adversity with tenacity and determination. Odumodublvck proves to the world with the release of “Declan Rice” that he is one of the most exciting voices in Nigerian hip-hop and is here to rule the music landscape for years to come. Fans of Nigerian hip-hop and music, in general should surely listen to this song.

Lyrics

Intro

Black sheep for life, black sheep forever (Ayy)
Izgaaju till we kpeme, Antiworld gangsters (Ayy)
GE records, you get me? Odumodublvck (Ayy)
(Hey) I know (Carry waka, carry waka), I know (Who dey check am? Who dey breath?)
NATIVE

Chorus

I can do without their policy, I go
I must fall in with all my niggas abo
If them wanna bounce person, it cannot be mine
Men just boku, e be like them be rice
I can do without their policy, I go (I go ooh)
I must fall in with all my niggas abo (Abo)
If them wanna bounce person, it cannot be mine (Mine ooh)
Men just boku, e be like them be rice

Kwack thеm, I dey feel like Declan Ricе
Trillo (Swillo), do like Declan Rice
Odumo (Slawno), do like Declan Rice (Chubbz)
Skinny wan kpob them, do like Declan Rice (Ziano)

Verse 1

Anytime I come (Eh)
I go push them to the curb (Prra)
Smack them, push them to the corner
Ekelebe stunner (Woze am)
Na me be their father (Yes)
Trillo tell me say na NATIVE be the matter (Abbas)
I leave Abuja come Accra, I left my mother (Eh)
To Addis Ababa, them go erect Modu placard (Fact)
Bastard, na me dug him pile (Me)
Na me rub him mile, Zanku runs Ibile (Teezee)
Na why I dey pompous, I go do more than intended (Them)
Ghen, ghen, I go shoot up all their play pens

Chorus

I can do without their policy, I go
I must fall in with all my niggas abo
If them wanna bounce person, it cannot be mine (No)
Men just boku, e be like them be rice
I can do without their policy, I go (Men them jakpa)
I must fall in with all my niggas abo
If them wanna bounce person, it cannot be mine, oh (Man them squeeze)
Men just boku, e be like them be rice (E be like them be rice)

Kwack them (Kwack them), I dey feel like Declan Rice
Trillo (Swillo), do like Declan Rice
Odumo (Slawno), do like Declan Rice (Chubbz)
Skinny wan kpob them, do like Declan Rice (Ziano)

Outro

Anytime I come (Eh, Onazi)
I go push them to the curb (Ayy)
Smack them, push them to the corner
Ekelebe stunner
Guy you remember Onazi?

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