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Valentine: Afrobeats to Afrolove

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“Roses are red, violet are blue…..”

Coming up with the perfect message for Valentine’s Day can be a lot of work, but fear not! Let Afrobeats be your guide to Afrolove this year.

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Ckay – Love Nwantiti

“My baby, my valentine, yeah/ Girl, na you dey make my temperature dey rise”

Ckay’s “Love Nwantiti” lyrics are perfect for your Valentine because they’re a playful and affectionate way to express your feelings. It’s like a personalized shoutout, setting the stage for some serious heart-fluttering action. It’s playful and it’s guaranteed to make your Valentine blush from ear to ear.

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Davido – Aye

“They say love is blind

But I dey see am for your eyes o

Ehe for your eyes o, She fine pass Darego”

Aye’s soulful lyrics echoes the depth of your adoration. It’s a love song that transcends time, etching your feelings onto their soul and making them feel like the only person in the universe.

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Tiwa Savage – Ife wa gbona

“Cos I am flying high his name is alone in my heart

Cos no be lie nothing can tear us apart

Bobo bobo o nothing do you hey

My bobo bobo o I can die for you

I must be the luckiest girl in the world

Cos you chose me to share this love in your world”

Lines like “Cos I am flying high, his name is alone in my heart” resonate with the intensity of young love, the feeling of being utterly consumed by another. It’s a declaration of devotion, a promise whispered on the wind, reminding your partner that they are your everything.

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Magix – Love don’t cost a dime

“Back to the time when I had nobody like you

You came through like a vision

Ya switched up my vibes and make me to feel brand new

Baby you are my light, my medicine

Omo you got the finesse

You got me feeling so blessed, oh no”

Remember the butterflies in your stomach when you first met? The song captures that electrifying feeling, highlighting how your love story has rewritten your world. It’s a melody of appreciation, a thank you for making you feel “blessed” and reminding you that true love isn’t about grand gestures, but about the profound impact someone has on your soul.

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2face – African queen

“Just like the sun, lights up the earth, you light up my life

The only one, I’ve ever seen with a smile so bright

And just yesterday, you came around my way

And changed my whole scenery with your astonishing beauty

Ah, you coulda make a brother sing,

You ordinary thing, a supernatural being

I know you are just brighter than the moon

Brighter than the star, I love you just the way you are”

2Baba’s “African Queen” lyrics are a timeless tribute to the love and admiration one feels for their partner. Comparing them to the sun, the ultimate source of light and warmth, reflects the significant role they play in brightening your life. Describing their smile as uniquely bright underscores the special qualities that set them apart.These poetic lines are a heartfelt expression of love and adoration, making them a perfect message to send to your beloved African queen or king.

So, whether you’re a die-hard Afrobeats fan or simply appreciate the power of music to express love, let these songs be your guide to creating an unforgettable Valentine’s Day. Remember, love knows no genre, and the most important ingredient is the genuine emotion you pour into your message. So crank up the volume, put your heart on your sleeve, and let the music do the talking (or singing).

Happy Valentine’s Day!