The month of April seems to have been definitive to many Kenyan Musicians because of the continuous release of hit after hit.That should tell you that Kenyan artists are no longer here to play.
When you thought Arrow Bwoy was just all about swag, the Afro pop musician changes tune to bring you this love ballad “Godo”. Godo is a love song cupped in an apology.
A Baritone voice and sensualism cannot be easily put together.However, Arrow Bwoy disagrees as he drops his new song ‘Godo”.
“Godo” loosely translates to mean heartbeat.Usinicheze godo, godo, godo, godooo(utaniumiza moyo wee)
In this first stanza he tells his girl that talking out about their issues is important as he doesn’t like to see her crying.
‘Man am so weak inside(mmmh) Songa pembeni tubonge on the side(ooh yeah) Huwa sipendi ukilia Stori za kufight sijazoea’
This song basically is to remind us how important love is to every person to keep their sanity.Arrow bwoy’s approach in this song is beautifully expressed in his sequel of lyrics,
‘Unaniboom kama Alkaida Machungu moyoni naumia We ndo malkia wangu(ooh yeah) Mboni ya macho yangu,’
Symbolism is also used in his lyrics when he says ‘Unaniboom kama Alkaida’, I believe just trying to depict what he really feels for his woman.
Rhythm and his style on the beat too is on another level.Pure expression of love and passion in this song is what sells it.
“Girl you make me feel brand new I swear I will die for you Kwa kifua nimechora tattoo Zako tatu(oooh yeah)”
Every girl want’s to here such statements no matter how cliche it sounds but it does the magic. Something Arrow Bwoy has achieved so far from the look at the comments on his youtube page,
“I think arrow bwoy is one of the artists who perfectly package their craft geniously”
Further the production of the song itself provides a positive vibe and reason to dance to it.
It was shot by Dmax Entertainment and directed by Trey Juelz.Join the chat on his youtube channel as I give the song a rating of 7/10.
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I am an Opinion writer, I review East African Music and shows and an all round journalist too.
July 18, 2019