Akoeba! Sè sè sè.... sè! You say you look for a wife (èhein!) Now you found fine fine girl (she's there!) You've been dating for one year, two years, three years and now it's okay! (are you sure?) Then, you decide you gonna move forward You go see your parents They say: Oh my boy, if that's what you want then let's go! (lucky boy!) You dey go to see the girl You see her family, there now She says: Oh Darling! Do you really wanna marry me? So! You'll need to see my Papa (hein?!) You'll need to see my Pastor (éwoé!) You'll need to see my Mama, Uncles, Aunties, Brothers, Sisters! (tchè tchè tchè...!) African Woman Oh! African Woman Say! African Woman Oh! Woman! Woman Say! (Trouble) (This is trouble!) Then this is what to do: 1st thing! You gonna buy me wrappa Second! You gonna buy me a car You gonna buy me a house You gonna give me money Buy me shoes (no seriously?!) Buy me hair And you know! Make up, nails, jewelry Designer (éwoé!) dress and handbags Smartphones, perfumes and body cream! You say you love me, right? It's time for you to prove it Don't put that shame on me now If not, then no more games! (no more games) African Woman Oh! African Woman Say! African Woman Oh! (Ahan!) Woman! Woman Say! (Ah! this is what you see now, you say you look for a wife, and there she is now) If ya don't know the matter (ékpanvo!) Let me break it down for ya This is an African Woman She'll show you the way we do it! Tradition is what "We" respect Marriage is something no dey play You said you look for a wife na? (èhein! èhein!) You said you look for wife na? (èhein! èhein!) You said you look for a wife na? (èhein! èhein!) African Woman Oh! African Woman Say! African Woman Oh! Woman! Woman Say! You said you look for a wife na? (èhein! èhein!) There she is now, Take her Ya'll have to deal with that... (bride price)! Karlos Danklou, beware of the still water! Aaah! So just because of what I said you wanna leave me na? Oh! Honey? Where are you going? Honey, where are you going? Please please! Oh, please! Wait! Hey! Honey! Wait oh! Wait wait wait! Please wait!
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