Keep It Funky (Oh No Ah​-​Ah)

by EJ von LYRIK x Benbo

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Just keep it funky Just keep it funky Just keep it funky Ain’t nobody gonna make you stressed tonight Come on Woo! Why you standing over there With a look on your face of pure despair? Yeah I know it’s not fair Don’t you know It happens to everybody Pick yourself up and dance my darling Don’t you know It happens to everybody Pick yourself up and dance my darling Yeah! Ain’t nobody care where the hell you are coming from Just keep it funky Yeah Ain't nobody gonna get upset over here we won’t Oh no ah-ah Ooh (X2) Yo! Mr DJ drop it Let us rock it Like a hammerhead cocking shocking 'em, popping & locking 'em, blocking & knocking 'em, killing all the birds mocking Now we’re coming at ya at warp speed Never letting up till the floor bleed Follow my lead as I proceed with a dope beat from nobody but the Ha ha ha ha Yo, Step on up, let me see what you got Kickin' non stop with a pair of hi tops We don’t rock until the floor gets hot, whether you like it or not we only get one shot Breaking crumping or hip hop Sneakers skaters or flip flops Bass bins bumping in the back yard till they call the neighbourhood watch or the cops Ain’t nobody care where the hell you are coming from Just keep it funky Yeah Ain't nobody gonna get upset over here we won’t Oh no ah-ah (X4) (Ain’t nobody) Ooh (Oh yeah) Just keep it funky
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Ain’t nobody care where the hell you are coming from Just keep it funky Yeah Ain't nobody gonna get upset over here we won’t Oh no ah-ah, ooh (X2) Yo! Mr DJ drop it Let us rock it Like a hammerhead cocking shocking 'em, popping & locking 'em, blocking & knocking 'em, killing all the birds mocking Now we’re coming at ya at warp speed Never letting up till the floor bleed Follow my lead as I proceed with a dope beat from nobody but the Ha ha ha ha Yo, Step on up, let me see what you got Kickin' non stop with a pair of hi tops We don’t rock until the floor gets hot, whether you like it or not we only get one shot Breaking crumping or hip hop Sneakers skaters or flip flops Bass bins bumping in the back yard till they call the neighbourhood watch or the cops Ain’t nobody care where the hell you are coming from Just keep it funky Yeah Ain't nobody gonna get upset over here we won’t Oh no ah-ah, ooh (X2) Just keep it funky Ain’t nobody care where the hell you are coming from Just keep it funky Yeah Ain't nobody gonna get upset over here we won’t Oh no ah-ah, ooh (X2) Hip hop Nobody but the Yo Body but the
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Ooh ooh ooh Just keep it funky Yeah hey Just keep it funky Woah yeah Oooh Just keep it funky Ain’t nobody care where the hell you are coming from Just keep it funky Yeah Ain't nobody gonna get upset over here we won’t Oh no ah-ah, ooh (X2) Woo! Why you standing over there With a look on your face of pure despair? Yeah I know it’s not fair Don’t you know It happens to everybody Pick yourself up and dance my darling Don’t you know It happens to everybody Pick yourself up and dance my darling Yeah! Ain’t nobody care where the hell you are coming from Just keep it funky Yeah Ain't nobody gonna get upset over here we won’t Oh no ah-ah Ooh (X2) Yo! Mr DJ drop it Let us rock it Like a hammerhead cocking shocking 'em, popping & locking 'em, blocking & knocking 'em, killing all the birds mocking Now we’re coming at ya at warp speed Never letting up till the floor bleed Follow my lead as I proceed with a dope beat from nobody but the Ha ha ha ha Yo, Step on up, let me see what you got Kickin' non stop with a pair of hi tops We don’t rock until the floor gets hot, whether you like it or not we only get one shot Breaking crumping or hip hop Sneakers skaters or flip flops Bass bins bumping in the back yard till they call the neighbourhood watch or the cops Ain’t nobody care where the hell you are coming from Just keep it funky Yeah Ain't nobody gonna get upset over here we won’t Oh no ah-ah (X4) (Ain’t nobody) Ooh (Oh yeah) Just keep it funky No stress, no pressure Come on That's right Woo One shot Hip hop Flip flop Come on come on

about

Cape Town’s EJ von LYRIK, once hailed by Public Enemy’s Chuck D as in the 'top five of all time female Emcees ever,' is about to punch a hole in her one-way ticket to the Netherlands – but not before she lights a fire under the South African summer with Friday night party anthem ‘Keep It Funky (Oh No Ah-Ah)’.

The flames have been kindling since December 2013, when EJ's lead vocal landed in the inbox of London-based collaborator extraordinaire Benbo.

Itchy fingers and a healthy disregard for genre confines had already taken Benbo on a virtual round-the-world journey with music-makers from Melbourne to Cologne, Dubai to Detroit – while in Cape Town the equally maverick EJ, fresh from another massive guest spot with the double SAMA-nominated Mix N Blend, had launched her second solo album.

Connecting through Benbo’s support for it on his radio show, the two began shooting ideas back and forth over SoundCloud, till EJ heard the original beat for ‘Keep It Funky’ (snappily-titled ’52-65-03’) and sped into her studio to lay down the beat-perfect rap and insanely catchy chorus.

So why the three-year delay to finish the track? Well – both collaborators being expert knob twiddlers, there was a LOT of tuning to do to get in shape for take-off. But with a nu-disco polish from enigmatic Brit ex-pat Pan Electric, a funked up block-rocking rework by Do Work Records’s fellow Capetonian RVWR, and a belter of a deep house remix by the golden flip-flopped Benbo, this jet-powered bird is finally ready to fly. To the runway...

credits

released November 7, 2016

Written, produced, performed & recorded by EJ Von Lyrik & Benbo in Cape Town and London, except:

'Pan Electric Radio Mix' additional composition, production, recording & performance by Matt Coldrick in Melbourne
'RVWR Remix' additional composition, production, recording & performance by Lemuel Witbooi in Cape Town.

Published by Pink Lizard Music Limited for the world, except 'RVWR Remix' published by Pink Lizard Music Limited/Copyright Control.

Mastered by Bob Macciochi at SC Mastering.
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