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Album: Common Sense (2017)
Charted: 9

Songfacts®:

  • Momodou Jallow is a London-born and based rapper, who performs under the name of J. Hus. His music is a blend of grime, rap, R&B, dancehall and afrobeat.
  • This is the lead single from Hus' debut album, Common Sense. He told i-D the story behind the song:

    "I went to this BBQ in the ends with my one friend in his black Benz, and my other mate picked me up in his white car and took me home (laughs). It's just what happened and I was singing that line the next day, and my manager was like 'That's hard, record that'. I went to the studio and recorded it."
  • I'm just a hoodlum I came with my bonsam when niggas wanna try some.

    Hus said: "The word bunsah. That means… hmm… it's a code name for something, I can't really say too much. You have to work that out for yourself."
  • The laid-back, melodic production is courtesy of JAE 5, who also supplied the beat for Hus' collaboration with Dave, "Samantha."
  • This won Best Song at the 2017 MOBOs. The MOBOs are an annual award show held in the United Kingdom to recognize artists of any ethnicity or nationality performing black music.

Comments: 1

  • Yacou from FranceI had come there to find out what "bonsah" means and I am leaving empty-handed.
    Lol, you still left two three interesting anecdotes!! Bigup!!
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