Christafari

To The Foundation

  • Release date: 2007-04-17
  • Label: Lion of Zion Entertainment
  • Catalog #: BR009

Track Listing

  • 1

    Freedom Step

    feat. Avion Blackman

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  • 2

    Bozrah

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  • 3

    Rooftop

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  • 4

    Hunger & Starvation / Satisfy My Soul

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  • 5

    Fear Not

    feat. Avion Blackman

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  • 6

    Never Give In

    feat. Mr. Lynx

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  • 7

    Eternal Reverberations

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  • 8

    The Prodigal

    feat. Ace Winn & Letitia Ugwueke

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  • 9

    My Defender

    feat. Avion Blackman

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  • 10

    Taking Over

    feat. Koen Duncan

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  • 11

    To The Foundation

    feat. Ace Winn

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  • 12

    Be True

    feat. 'Imisi & Avion Blackman

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  • 13

    Nairobi

    feat. Sheldon Blackman

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  • 14

    Too Many Cannibals

    feat. 'Imisi

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  • 15

    Triumphal Entry

    feat. Sherwin Gardner & Mr. Lynx

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Album Description

Mainstream reggae has never been more popular thanks to artists like Bob Marley, Sean Paul, and Matisyahu. Over a decade before Matisyahu introduced the world to his unique brand of Hasidic Reggae, Christafari was making waves with their original blend of Gospel Reggae. Over the years, these trailblazers have been crafting one of the most impressive catalogues in Christian music. With over 10 full-length releases to date and never-ending involvement in countless compilations, it’s no wonder Christafari’s cumulative album sales top out at over 400,000 units! In the fall of 2006, bandleader Mark Mohr embarked on the next chapter of Christafari’s career, creating what has become their most exciting album yet. This time around, Christafari takes us To The Foundation. On their rootsiest effort to date, Christafari revisits their musical and spiritual foundation with dramatic results. Full-bodied horn melodies, heart-pounding bass, and precisely executed drum rhythms form the perfect background for front man Mark Mohr and his various guest vocalists (a veritable who’s who of the Gospel Reggae arena) to flex their talents, moving from roots reggae to lovers rock to dancehall and back again. Lyrically, this project is jam-packed with the unwavering Word of God. Christafari continues to display their dedication to utilizing sound doctrine and a host of Biblical references on every single song–ensuring that the Gospel is clearly proclaimed with no compromise! With To The Foundation, Christafari has managed to record an album that is both timely and timeless. “I don’t strive to make a hit, but a classic,” says Mohr. “When in the studio, I think ‘How will this sound ten or twenty years from now?’ I want to record music that will endure for decades, so that the message of Jesus Christ will continue to bear fruit for generations to come.” With this album Christafari is boldly marching forward, continuing to pioneer a blossoming genre while shaping the future of Christian music.

Lyrics

FREEDOM STEP (Intro By Avion Blackman)
Written by Mark Mohr
Arranged by Mark Mohr, Solomon Jabby, Avion Blackman, Dave Azi, Bobby Cressey & Jubilee Fohe
Inspired by: Luke 4:18, Gal 5:1, Isaiah 61:1, II Co 3:17, Psalms 119:32 & 45, John 8:31-36, II Peter 2:19-20, I Peter 2:16, Col 3:5-10, Gal 5:13 & Phil 3:20-21, Eph 2:19-22
Citizens of Zion the Lord is calling / Calling you to freedom from your addictions today / Free, free, set them free (2X) / Chiwe babawe (3X) / Oshay baba (Thank you Father) / Chiwe babawe / Come take the freedom step / Stepping out of addiction / The freedom step / With the help of Jah’s conviction / The freedom step / You’re stepping out of bondage / The freedom step / Well push away from the rubbish / Freedom step / The freedom step / We’re talking freedom step / This is the freedom step / Free, free, set them free / You see the man make his entrance / With a heart of repentance / He’s stepping into independence / Where Jah Spirit is present / Well as a born again Christian you’re stepping into the friction / But with the power of the Mighty One / You will find your freedom / Come take the freedom step / Stepping out of addiction / The freedom step / With the help of Jah’s conviction / Freedom step / Stepping out of the bondage / The freedom step / Push away all the rubbish / The freedom step / Woy, come take the freedom step / Ay yow / The freedom step / Lord me take the freedom step / Come take the freedom step / We’re stepping out of bondage (3X) / This is the freedom step! / Chiwe babawe (3X) / Oshay baba / Chiwe babawe / So step away from the sin that entangles your feet / And move out of the bondage over this one-drop beat / Push away from the rubbish that once tasted so sweet but it corrupt your soul and left you there upon the street / Now you’re juggling and you’re struggling trying to make ends meet / You’re a liar and a cheat spinning a web of deceit / Make a move before your ways them set into concrete / This is no small feat–approach the Lord’s Mercy Seat! / (CHORUS) / We’re stepping out of bondage (3X) / Chiwe babawe (3X) / Oshay baba / Chiwe babawe / Free, free, set them free.

BOZRAH
Written and Arranged by Mark Mohr
Inspired by Isaiah 63:1-6 & Psalm 40:1-3
Wayoi a yucka yoi yoi yoi yoi / Wayoi yoi yoi / A yucka yoi yoi yoi yoi yoi / Verse One: So tell me who is this that is coming from Edom and from Bozrah? / With His garments all stained up in crimson / Who is the King of splendor? / Pre Chorus: Striding forward with greatness and strength / Speaking righteousness, mighty to save / Why are Your garments so red full of blood? / Just like the cloth ‘pon the One on the winepress who trod / Chorus: This is reggae redemption songs because the people of the world them have to know what a go on now / Reggae redemption songs / So you (should) tell them what go on / So tell them what go on now / (WAYOI…) I waited patiently Lord for the Most High / He turned to me and He heard my cry / Ever so patiently Lord for the Almighty / He turned to me and He heard my plea / He put a new song in my heart / He gave a new tune, a new melody / He put this new song in my heart / Glory and honor I will sing unto Thee / (PRE CHORUS) / (CHORUS) / (VERSE ONE) / (PRE CHORUS) / (CHORUS) / (WAYOI…) / You see Him trodding on the winepress / Trodding on the winepress, yes (Repeat) / (WAYOI…) / You nah see the Son of Man? See Him striding forward with greatness of strength / Speaking righteousness mighty to save / So you ask Him / Yo, why are Your garments so red just like the One trodding on the winepress?

ROOFTOP
Written by Mark Mohr
Arranged by Mark Mohr & Avion Blackman
Inspired by Matt 10:26-28, Mark 4: 21-23, I Cor 15:1-6, Romans 1:15-17, Acts 5:42 & 10:9, II Tim 1:7-13 & 2:15, Eph 6:19, Col 4:3-6, Jer 1:7-8, I Peter 4:1-6 & I Thes 2:4
Well don’t you know that Christ come and tell you that the things that you have heard–the Word / Go tell it from the rooftop / The Bible come and tell you that the things that Him proclaim–don’t be ashamed / Go tell it up from the roof! / SHOUT CHORUS: Pon the rooftop / ‘Pon the rooftop / ‘Pon the rooftop / Go tell it ‘pon the rooftop / ‘Pon the rooftop / ‘Pon the rooftop / ‘Pon the rooftop / Go take it up ‘pon the roof / Well now the words that me talk them a dead fe serious / Just imagine if you had the antivirus of the HIV, cancer or the AIDS / Would you be quiet or would you proclaim? / Even worse is the epidemic that them call sin / Without the sacrifice of Christ we can’t be forgiven, ah forgiven / Through Christ I’m living / And so me take it up on roof / CHORUS: Rooftop take it upon the rooftop / To the rooftop take it up ‘pon the rooftop / Rooftop take it upon the rooftop / To the top, to the top go on take it to the top (Repeat) / VERSE 3: You see the Bible come and tell you that the things that you have heard: the Word / Go tell it from the rooftop / And Christ come and tell you that the things that Him chat bout-go shout / Proclaim it from the rooftop! / (SHOUT CHORUS) / VERSE 4: Not the top of the charts nor the top of the list / Not the top of the food chain or the top hits / Not the top of the top or the top of the world / Just the top of the roof so the Word can be heard / So I’m not ashamed to proclaim His Name it’s the power of God through which I’ve been saved / And I’m not ashamed to proclaim His Name it’s the power of Christ through which I’ve been saved! / (CHORUS) / Now the Gospel means good news and the best news is Christ, Jesus born of a virgin was a good teacher, lived a perfect life / Crucified for our sins–atoning sacrifice / Resurrected and instructed, then Him ascend ‘pon high / ‘pon the clouds and Him a come back in the same way / Well nobody knows the hour, neither them know day / But we anxiously await our Lord to return from high / Until that day don’t you know that we shall cry… / (CHORUS) / (VERSE 3) / (SHOUT CHORUS) / (VERSE 4) / (CHORUS).

HUNGER & STARVATION / SATISFY MY SOUL
Written by Mark Mohr
Arranged by Mark Mohr, Avion Blackman, David Martinez & Jubilee Fohe.
Inspired by Isaiah 55:1-2, John 4:1-15, John 6:27-58, John 7:37-38, Rev 7:16, 21:6 & 22:17, & Jer 14:3
Intro: Well I’m trying to keep my people from dying / Yes I’m trying to keep my people from dying / Chat Chorus: Hunger and starvation and famine and dehydration / Any time me go a well the bucket reach the bottom / Got a hand full of sand in this perilous (desolate) land man (Repeat) / Chorus: Lord You satisfy my soul / Yes you satisfy my soul / My life was empty / You made me whole / Yes you satisfy my soul / This is a hungry world full of starvation / And a thirsty world with salt upon their tongues / No water in the well and no food in them hand / Feel the pains of hunger and dehydration / Say them need some food but not the physical one / The spiritual food for them digestion / They need provisions, just one ration / Taste and see how good is the Almighty One, yeah! / (CHORUS) / (CHAT CHORUS) / It is full of unrest this here world it run red / They need to digest His life giving bread so… / Come to God before your bad turns (to) worse / (You should) drink the living water it will quench up your thirst / Your lips are parched from the blistering sun / And only God can fix your situation / He’ll take you to this place that is higher than high, oh I! / Only God alone He can satisfy / (CHORUS) / (INTRO) / So take me to this place that is higher than high / To the well that will never run dry / To drink from the River of Life / Oh I (and I…) / To the Rock that is higher than high / And the flock where the Shepherd provides / To ingest the bread that gives life / Oh I (and I…) / Only God alone He can satisfy / (CHORUS).

FEAR NOT (Feat. Avion Blackman)
Written and Arranged by Mark Mohr & James Pach
Inspired by Isaiah 43:1-2, Phil 1:28
Woy, woy, woy, woy, woy (3X) / Intro: Ooh woe, ooh woe, ooh woy / You hear the sound it’s coming down (Repeat) / The road it is rocky and you may grow weary / But don’t let discouragement bring you down / For you’ve got a vision / It’s time to make your decision / Will you push forward or just stand around? / Woy / Chorus: So fear not strike while the iron is hot / And fear not strike while the iron is hot / For you’ve been sent on a mission / and this is not a competition / In Mount Zion you will get your reward, yeah / So put your plans into action / And free yourself from distractions / For you can do anything through the strength of the Lord, yeah / (CHORUS) / Bridge: So are you ready for the revolution? / And are you ready to be the solution / It’s gonna take some courage so don’t be discouraged / And don’t worry what scornful ones try to say / No time for hesitation or procrastination / Why put off ’til tomorrow what you can do today? / Ooh yeah / (CHORUS) / So fear not I say strike while the iron is hot / And fear not today strike while the iron is hot/ (BRIDGE) / (INTRO) / (CHORUS 2X).

NEVER GIVE IN (Feat. Mr. Lynx)
Written by Mark Mohr and Andrew Cartwright)
Arranged by Solomon Jabby, Mark Mohr, Bobby Cressey, Rob Alo and Reggie Grisham
Inspired by Gal 6:9, Col 2:6, Matt 24:12-13, Isaiah 26:3, Jam 1:12, II Chron 15:7, Gal 2:5, Gal 6:9-10, I John 2:28, Jam 1:2-4, Heb 12:1, James 5:10-11 & Prov 1:10
I can’t let them stop you from what you gotta be doing you know? / Especially for the Most High / Emotion / Chorus: Oh, never give up / Don’t give in and don’t you ever give up (Repeat) / I won’t go down quietly into the night / I won’t go down quietly without a fight / I won’t give up / No won’t give in / I won’t go down quietly into the night / This love is far too precious to requite / It’s far to precious got to fight / I won’t give up / No won’t give in / I won’t go down quietly into the night / You are reluctant to continue / And your resistance won’t let you go through / In this instant you gotta change what you do and have faith / For you can take it just so far in length / You won’t make it, not on your own strength / Don’t bother fake it in your moment of angst just have faith / (CHORUS) / I say we never give up / Never gonna give it up (Repeat) / Sing out / Oh never give up / Youth never give up / With Jesus in your life–He’s more than enough / Youth never give up / Please never give up / You got to keep it up / Oh never give up / Youth never give up / Sweet Jesus in your life and He’s more than enough / Oh never give up / Please never give up / So no matter what they say or do / Don’t you let them ever discourage you / From the things that you’ve got to do / I know Jah will be there for you / I know He cares for you / So you just keep pressing through / The mark of the prize that is in Him and not you / (CHORUS) / I said we’re never giving up though they fight this / I got to stand up and then be a witness / I’m gonna preach the Word of God like John the Baptist / Even if they wanna kill me and leave me headless / I still preach it everywhere that I go / So all the people in the World they can know that Jesus alone yes Him love them so / We a real warrior / We nah stopping now! (CHORUS).

ETERNAL REVERBERATIONS
Written by Mark Mohr
Arranged by Mark Mohr, Solomon Jabby, Avion Blackman, Bobby Cressey, Jayme Koerselman & Ace Winn.
Inspired by Rev 20:11-15, Gal 6:7-8, Rev 14:13, II Peter 3:9, II Cor 7:10, Acts 17:30-31, I John 1:9, Heb 12:22-24, Rev 21:27, II Cor 4:17-18, Isaiah 1:27, Isaiah 57:13b & Ecc 3:11-12
Eternal reverberations / Yeah / Chorus: Eternal reverberations / (They’re) echoing throughout space and time / Eternal reverberations / The deeds that you’ve done in your life (Repeat) / Verse One: They are for eternity unto infinity and beyond / Echoing unto the Holy City–Zion (Repeat) / (CHORUS) / Verse Two: Only the penitent / The penitent man shall enter Jah Kingdom / Only the penitent / The penitent one shall enter Zion (Repeat) / Bridge: Holy Mount Zion (2X) / (CHORUS) / You see it’s echoing (echoing) throughout eternity / A lyrical and spiritual symphony / It’s echoing (echoing) throughout eternity / Every action and every single deed / Hear it echoing (echoing) throughout eternity / A mystical and spiritual symphony / It’s echoing (echoing) throughout eternity / Repercussions, repetitions, every action and deed / (Verse One) / (Bridge) / (CHORUS) / (Verse Two) / (Bridge 2X) / (CHORUS).

THE PRODIGAL (Feat. Ace Winn & Letitia Ugwueke)
Written by Mark Mohr
Arranged by Mark Mohr, Solomon Jabby, Bobby Cressey, Jubilee Fohe, Ace Winn, Jayme Koerselman & Reggie Grisham.
Inspired by Luke 15:11-32, Luke 15:1-10
Chorus: The prodigal / The prodigal / The prodigal son come a home (Repeat) / He set off for a distant place and squandered all his share of the estate / Spent every cent on his party lifestyle and ended up working in a pig sty / “The servants have more at my father’s home so in disgrace I will return” / His father saw him coming from a far and greeted him with open arms! / (CHORUS) / Yeah, yeah, yeah / The son come a home (Repeat) / Run go fetch him some water / Get him something to eat / Prepare the lamb for the slaughter / And let’s start the celebration feast / The elder brother is scornful–Sibling rivalry / He never wanted to be part of his brother’s celebration feast / (CHORUS) / (YEAH) / Bridge: Oh rejoice, oh rejoice, oh rejoice / He was dead but now alive / Rejoice, oh rejoice, oh rejoice, oh rejoice… / (CHORUS) / (YEAH) / (BRIDGE).

MY DEFENDER (Feat. Avion Blackman)
Arranged by Mark Mohr, Avion Blackman, Bobby Cressey & David Martinez.
Inspired by Psalm 109:1-3, John 15:18-21, Matt 5:10-12, Matt 5:44, I Cor 4:12-13, Psalm 38:19-20, Psalm 72:4, I Peter 3:13-17, Psalm 41:9, Prov 16:28-29, Prov 10:18-19, I Pet 2:21, Rom 12:14, I Peter 4:16, John 13:15 & 34-35 & Psalms 7, 35, 55, 56, 57, 64, 70, 120, 124, 140 & 142
Bridge: Well I don’t care what they say ’cause I’m not going away / They’re fighting us every day but we won’t stop the reggae–no way / Chorus: God He is my defender / I won’t surrender to their gossip and slander–tell them! / And though they spread propaganda I won’t respond because the Lord is my defender / Well I refuse to be violent ’cause God is not silent / When the wicked and deceitful ones opened their mouths / Against me their fighting with lies and backbiting / With words full of hatred you see them surround / See them attack a man without any cause / I won’t retaliate, I’m not fighting their wars / They try to magnify the Christian man’s flaws / But I refuse to war with this pack of outlaws / (CHORUS) / What’s good for the goose is not good for the gander / See them a promoting them false propaganda / Dilute the Word with them secular agenda / Talk about them Christians–me know them a pretender / Come out of the darkness from whence you have hidden / Stop promoting slackness, you know it is forbidden / A serious talk this is not just a jingle / Light and the dark–the two nah go mingle / (BRIDGE) / (CHORUS) / So see the hypocrites them a go along down there / Su su ‘pon the corner with a ray ray ray / No bother listen what the gossiper say / Me no mix or mingle inna them a lay lay / So I won’t be distracted / I won’t get sidelined / I won’t be disrupted with God on my mind / I’m a man on a mission with work to be done / I’ll fulfill my vision of unity as one / (CHORUS) / (HYPOCRITES) / Well persecution is a promise / It’s a guarantee / If they’re not against us then you should worry / So no bother to fret–it’s not a big thing / You’ll never find a servant treated better than his King! / (CHORUS 2X) / (BRIDGE).

TAKING OVER (Feat. Koen Duncan)
Arranged by Mark Mohr, Solomon Jabby, Bobby Cressey, Rob Alo & David Martinez.
Inspired by Psalm 121:6-7, II Cor 10:3-5, Jer 1:19, Psalm 27:3, Psalm 91:7, I Tim 1:18, I Tim 6:12, Zec 4:6, Eph 6:10-18, Phil 4:13, Eph 5:11-16 & Psalm 3:6
Yeah / Woe / Christafari alongside Koen Duncan / Yeah / We’ve come to let you know, Yes! / We surround the city and burst through the gate / Attack them without warning and we seal the enemies fate / One thousand approach from the left side / Ten thousand from the right / But Jah controls the victory so we will still fight / Chorus: We’re taking over (4X) / The sun shall not smite I by daylight / Nor the moon by the night / The Lord shall protect you from evil and watch over your life / We may not win this battle / But He will win the war / We’ve faced defeat like this before but He will settle the score / (CHORUS) / Chat Chorus: We’re step, steppin’ up to the battle, battle / We’re step, steppin’ up to the war / We’re step, steppin’ up to the battle, battle / We’re fighting just like never before / We’re step, steppin’ up to battle, battle / We’re step, steppin’ up to the war / We’re step, steppin’ up to the battle, battle / We’re fighting in the Name of the Lord / Woe, we’re taking over (Repeat) / (CHORUS) / Turning darkness to daylight / To overcome the enemy / Release them from captivity Most High and they shall be free / Not by strength nor by might but by the Spirit of One / Yes through the power of the Son of Man anything can be done / (CHORUS) / Woe / (CHAT CHORUS) / It name, badada deng briggity bong skeng / So galong Christafari come fe mash it up again / Badada deng briggity bong skeng / So make the Christians them go on go tell the whole a them / Well this is not a show / And this is not a game / It is not pretend / We wrestle not in vain / And this is not an act / We’re under attack / Spiritually hijacked–So fight back! / (CHORUS) / Listen, even though we live in this world we nah wage war as the world does / The weapons that we fight with are not carnal / On the contrary they have divine power to demolish all of the enemy’s strongholds / So we demolish every argument and pretension that sets itself up against the Almighty One / And we take captive every thought and makin’ it obedient / Take captive every thought for the Son! / (CHORUS).

TO THE FOUNDATION (Feat. Ace Winn)
Written by Mark Mohr
Arranged by Mark Mohr, Bobby Cressey, Solomon Jabby, Jayme Koerselman, David Martinez & Ace Winn.
Inspired by Matt 7:24-27, I Cor 3:9-15, Eph 2:19-22, I Tim 3:15, II Tim 2:19, I Peter 2:4-8, Isaiah 44:8b, I Peter 2:4-8 & Luke 6:46-49
Verse One: And so you’re building a foundation / You build it ‘pon the sand on a sunny day / But when the rain it falls it just wash away / CHORUS: To the Foundation / I’m going to the Foundation (Woy yoi) / To the Foundation / I’m going to the Foundation (Oh yeah) / (VERSE ONE) / Verse Two: You wanna build a firm foundation / Then build it pon the rock listen what Jah say / So when the rain it falls it won’t drift away / (CHORUS) / Chat Chorus: So to the Foundation we’re talking Foundation / And to the groundation in this here soundation / I say believe me man / Well listen everyone / Well I want (the) whole of you to overstand the Foundation / What is the Foundation? / Christ is the Foundation / Who is the Foundation? / The Anointed One / Believe me man / Well listen everyone / Well I want (the) whole of you to overstand the Foundation / (CHORUS) / He is the Stone that the builders refused / He is my Rock / He’s my Refuge / The Cornerstone that the builders refused / The capstone / He is my Refuge (Repeat) / …So what you gonna do? / (VERSE TWO) / Lord is the Capstone! / (CHAT CHORUS) / Yes! From Genesis straight to Revelation / Well this is my meditation / The Crucifixion and Resurrection–Jesus died for each and every nation / Well as a Christian you’ll face great tribulation / And you’ll struggle with temptation / But you got to know what your house (is) built upon / Be firm, firm in your salvation / (CHAT CHORUS) …No bother build upon the sinking sand! / (CHORUS) / I wanna live upon the Foundation… / (VERSE TWO).

BE TRUE (Feat. ‘Imisi & Avion Blackman)
Written by Mark Mohr
Arranged by Mark Mohr, Solomon Jabby, Bobby Cressey, Rob Alo, David Fohe & Fritz Madden.
Inspired by Psalm 139, Jud 1:24-25, Acts 11:23, Acts 14:22, Mat 24:12-13, Isaiah 35:3-5, Psalm 119:5-11 & Rev 2:13
Chorus: Be true, I will be true to you (4X) / If I rise on the wings of the morning or settle in the depths of the sea / Even there Your Spirit will guide me / Your right hand will hold me / (CHORUS) / Search me and know me / Take a look at my heart / Test me and know my anxious thoughts / And see if there may be an offensive way in me, ooh woe / And lead me to the path of everlasting, woy yoi… / (CHORUS) / So unto Him who is able to keep you from falling and present you pure before His glorious presence with great joy (great joy) / And to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty and power (and) authority through Jesus Christ our Lord–forevermore! / (CHORUS) / Oh Lord You’ve searched me and You know me / When I sit and when I rise / You perceive my thoughts from a distance / From Morning through the night / (CHORUS) / Be true yeah / Be true / Be true to You / Ahh / From everlasting to everlasting (everlasting) / Lord I want to be true / So keep me firm and steadfast in all I do (in all I do) / From everlasting to everlasting (everlasting) / Lord I want to be true / So keep me strong and steadfast in all I do / All I do oh / Be true…

NAIROBI (Feat. Sheldon Blackman & Ngugi Mugwe)
Written by Mark Mohr
Arranged by Mark Mohr, Bobby Cressey, Solomon Jabby, Jayme Koerselman, Anthony Case & Sheldon Blackman)
Inspired by Luke 4:18, Jer 5: 27-28, Prov 31:9, Psalm 140:12, Prov 14:31, Prov 29:7, Prov 28:27, Prov 21:13, Prov 19:17, Amos 8:4-7, Gal 2:10 & James 2:5
Intro: This is Kibera and as the sun sets behind the silhouette of the city there is a side of Nairobi, Kenya that tourists never see / An ocean of people living in abject poverty with no running water sewage or electricity / It’s been documented as the largest slum in Africa… / There is a place in the heart of the Motherland (Africa) / So many livin’ in poverty that I just can’t understand / They used to live like kings but now they’re slaves to the system / They used to rule as warriors but now they’re the victims / Chorus: Woe Nairobi / Woe Nairobi / We’re calling the warriors who are fighting for justice / Calling emancipators / Come on and help us / Woe ya ya / Oh ya ya ya / Make shift zinc houses that is where they sleep / Full up of diseases and the stench of the rubbish heap / Civilized people just fighting for the dollar / Surrounded by evil living in a squalor–Nairobi / (CHORUS) / Bridge: So what you gonna do? / What you gonna do to make a difference? / Utafanya nini? / Utafanya nini? (What will you do?) / For the situation? (Repeat) …to solve this problem / ooh wele… / It starts with you and me… / (CHORUS) / We’re calling the warriors / We’re calling emancipators / Oh yes we’re calling the freedom fighters / Just come on and help us oh yeah / (Bridge) / Mola wangu nisaidie (My God, help me!) / Maisha huku Kibich ni magumu (Life in Kibera is hard!) / Tafadhali nisaidie (Please help me!) / Nitafanya nini (What can I do?).

TOO MANY CANNIBALS (Feat. ‘Imisi)
Written by Mark Mohr
Arranged by Mark Mohr, Jubilee Fohe, Solomon Jabby, Avion Blackman, Fritz Madden and Bobby Cressey.
Inspired by Gal 5:15, Prov 26:20-22, Prov 16:28 & James 4:1-11
Evilous moves… / Wo wo woy / no no no no / woi yo woi yo / A revolution time again / Chorus: Too many cannibals devour one another / It seems the sheep are more dangerous than the wolves / Too many cannibals devour one another / So what you gonna do to stop these ya evilous moves? (Repeat) / VERSE ONE: Too much of the cannibalism / Too much of the ism and schism (division) / Too much of the cannibalism / It seems the sheep them no longer need the wolves / Cannibals (4X) / (CHORUS) / Why, why, why, why? / Satan’s the accuser of our brothers / His job is just to blame criticize and complain / He is the accuser of the brethren / Any time we do the same we’re operating in his name / A fire dies out for a lack of fuel / And tension is gone when gossip discontinues / Without wood there is no fire / And without gossip the quarrel shall die / Tell them some more yeah / A with a friend like them I said nobody needs no enemy / But I refuse to choose this enmity / I want to share the same vision–Not a division / Unity this community (Repeat) / (CHORUS) / Cannibalism it is a terrible thing / It is a dreadful thing / If you know what I mean (Repeat) / You better look out, look out / A revolution time again / I said the enemy a go on like friend / Revolution time again / Better watch out, watch out! (Verse One) / (Chorus).

TRIUMPHAL ENTRY (Feat. Sherwin Gardner & Mr. Lynx)
Written by Mark Mohr, Sherwin Gardner and Andrew Cartwright
Arranged by Mark Mohr, Avion Blackman, Reggie Grisham, & Johnny Blackman.
Inspired by the 332 prophesies fulfilled by the Jesus Christ including Isaiah 53, Psalm 22, Psalm 16:10-11 and 49:15, Isaiah 7:14, Mal 3:1, Micah 5:2, Zech 9:9, John 12:12-16 and John 5:39-40 & 45-47
Me tell the whole of them that in the presence of the Lord is fullness of Joy / Yeah man who do that? / Christafari, Mr. Lynx, Sherwin Gardner / Wha me say? / Chorus: Let loose! / This a the Triumphal Entry / You see the man them in a envy / Because them never understanding just how the Son of Man Him fulfilling prophecy (Repeat) / From the seed of a Virgin just as Isaiah said / The Root Isaac, Jacob, Jesse and the House of David / From the Tribe of Judah / Born in Bethlehem / I do not understand how them never see the Man / That His ministry it would begin in Galilee / And what about His Jerusalem entry on a donkey / Yet them ignore the prophecies when them could have put two and two together with ease / (CHORUS) / Bridge: Let loose! / Free up yourself if you want your breakthrough / Don’t let nobody come and hold you / Open up your heart and let the Lord do what He wanna do (Repeat) / And when Him turn over the tables and Him let loose the dove / “Because zeal for Your house it had eaten Him up” / Yet, them never see it was a sign from above / Wake up, God’s people wake up! / Yes, I am convinced beyond a shadow of a doubt / If you’d open your eyes then you’d figure it out / What ignorance of such great evidence / You wouldn’t be clueless If you’d just use your sense! / (CHORUS) / Na na na… open your eyes and see / This is prophecy being fulfilled surrounding you and me / Open your eyes and see it’s getting crazy but God will deliver and that’s not no maybe / Ever Faithful, Ever Living, Ever Knowing God / So don’t you try and cover up or hide from God / He sees it all, He knows it all above all / He’s the One to catch you me say every time you fall / So (its) time to keep it up–don’t stop / Don’t be deceived by Babylon Mix-up and follow the trickster / Remember Jesus is the Author and the Finisher / Yagga yow hey! / The heart cleanser, the life changer and rearranger and He’s not no stranger / So as the trumpet sounds / Don’t sit down / If you’re lost than you will be found yeah / Well if you check the Oracles / He speaks in parables and perform miracles / It is incredible / The crucifixion and resurrection / It’s in the Book man / Just take a look man / I am convinced beyond a shadow of a doubt / Move those scales from your eyes / God will point it out / In Isaiah chapter 53 it shows why the Suffering Servant He was born to die so let loose! / (Bridge) / The people are wondering “How could it be?” / “Is this the fulfillment of prophecy?” / He raised the dead / He walked ‘pon the sea / All kinds of miracles oh yes oh me oh / You can see it / He is fulfilling it / Ahh the prophesies there is no denying it / That’s why I’m doing it / And why me trying it / Most High I know You’re higher highing it! / (CHORUS).

 

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