What me eat by Macka B
I love this song. Vegan solidarity!
Here is the lyrics borrowed from this site:
[Intro] Selamta (Greetings in Amharic) Ital (natural) we Ital and Vegan we Vegan I and I (we) eat from the earth and leave the animals to give birth No deaders (dead flesh) No fur No feathers When I tell people I don't eat meat, fish or dairy They look at me strangely They don't realise I eat a very wide variety Listen to Macka.B Yo! [Hook x2] Wha me eat them a wonder wha me eat When me tell them say me nu (don't) eat no fish nor no meat no Wha me eat them a wonder wha me nyam (eat) When me tell them say that I'm a vegan [Verse 1] Well me nu eat no meat no fish no cheese nor no egg Nothing with no foot no eye no wing nor no head Nothing with no lip no ears no toe nor no leg Prefer fruit and vegetables instead Me careful and me choosy about what I'm eating My medicines my food my food is my medicine When I tell people that me nu eat dem deh (those) things The look at me and scratch their chin And start wondering [Hook 2] Wha me eat them a wonder wha me eat When me tell them say me nu eat no fish nor no meat no Wha me eat them a wonder wha me nyam When me tell them say that I'm a vegan Wha me eat them a wonder wha me eat When me tell them say me nu eat no fish nor no meat no Wha me eat them a wonder wha me eat Dou you want to hear wha me eat? [Verse 2] I eat Callaloo, Ackee, Sweet Potato Yam, Banana and Tomato Cabbage, Spinach, Avocado Cho Cho, Butter Beans and Coco Courgettes, Millet, Plantain Rice and Peas and Pumpkin Mango, Dates and Guava Chick peas and Cassava Brussel sprouts and Caulifower Onion, Fennel and Cucumber Plum, Pear and Papaya Aubergine and Soya Lime , Lentils and Quinoa Wholemeal Bread and Wholemeal Flour Watercress and Okra Tofu and Sweet Pepper Cous Cous and Carrots Broccoli and Coconut Peaches, Apples, Apricot Breadfruit, Jackfruit, Sour sop Pistachios, Cashews and Almonds Walnuts, Peanuts also Pecan Sesame Seeds, Sunflower..., Lemon Orange, Pineapple and Melon Bulghar Wheat and Garlic, Kiwi, Corn and Turnip Pap Choy and Pomegranite, Hijiki and Rocket Berries, Cherries and Strawberries Beetroot, Grapefruit and Celeries You see the meat's not necessary We tell them say [Hook x2] [Verse 3] Look how me big and me say look how me strong Some people can't believe that me a vegetarian If you want a healthy body check the real Rastaman Cause Rastaman will tell you about the right nutrition Me get my Calcium ,my Sodium me get Potassium Me get my Zinc,me get my Iron and my Magnesium Instead of nyam(eat) the fish I nyam what the fish nyam Like the Kelp and Irish Moss that grow in the ocean Me get me Proteins and my Minerals, me get me Calories The Vitamins A the B the C the D the E,the F the G Essential fatty acids like the Omega 3 Me get me fibre and me Carbohydrates in my body Don't forget your Water drink a few glasses a day The toxins in your body just flush them away Some of the things you eat stop in your body and decay When it comes to food I don't play We tell them say [Hook x2] [Verse 4] A lot of people would stop eat the meat If they had to kill the animals before they could eat Look at the way the animals them get treat The unsanitary conditions where some of them keep If we were supposed to eat the meat we would have sharp teeth You wouldn't need a Knife and fork can you see it You can't eat it raw you have to cook it complete And put on Vegetable seasoning to make it taste sweet [Hook x2] [Verse 5] It's up to you you can eat what you want to You can be a vegetarian and be healthy too There's a lot of choice around many foods are on view I just remember some more I forgot to tell you The Nectarines and tangerines and clementines and guanabana Lychhe, oats and ginger, kale and spirulina Mung beans, wholemeal pasta etc