Fine Girl

Album: Ministry of Sound Presents Love Island: The Pool Party (2018)
Charted: 30
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  • ZieZie is a South Londoner of Congolese heritage who records music infused with afro beats. ZieZie started recording in December 2016 and started making waves after he uploaded his track "Mingle" on YouTube, which reached 1.2 million views. That track's success led to a record deal with Sony RCA.
  • This song finds ZieZie paying compliments to a "fine girl" while also inserting namechecks for rappers Chief Keef and Fetty Wap. He also inserts a lyric from his parents' native language.

    I'm a dark skin nigga from Congo
    Na lobaka Lingala soki o yoki te

    The line translate to "I speak Lingala if you didn't know."

    Lingala is a bantu language spoken in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of the Congo, Angola and Central African Republic.
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