Rei - Hoea Whakaparāoa

 

1 - Hoea Intro

 

Hoea hoea hoea hoea Do you, do you, do you, do you

Hoea hoea hoea hoea Do you, do you, do you, do you

2 - Hoea

 

Chorus

Hoea hoea tō waka Do your own thing, don’t worry bout me

Horoia Horoia tō waha Just wash your mouth out

Tōia au i tō pakiwaitara I’m tired of you running my name through the dirt

Hoea hoea hoea Just do you

Hoea hoea tō waka Do your own thing, don’t worry bout me

Horoia Horoia tō waha Just wash your mouth out

Tōia au i tō pakiwaitara I’m tired of you running my name through the dirt

Hoea hoea hoea Just do you

 

Verse 1

Mōhio kē koe, kotahi rau te āhua waiaro You already know I keep it one hundred

Mōhio kē koe, kotahi rau te āhua, me kī anō You already know, but I’ll say it one more time

Ehara tēnei i te mahi takitahi heoi nā te takimano My work is not just me, it’s the work of many

He māngai noa iho ahau mō te whero mō te pango I’m just a voice for anyone that needs it

(tika tāu tika tika tāu) true that true that

Kaua a pātai mai So don’t ask me

'E hia te paihēneti' What percentage are you?

Haututū Cheeky

He whakaaro tāmitanga tēna Don't colonise my whakapapa

Ahakoa he iti No matter how small

He pounamu It’s a treasure

 

Pre Chorus

Koia tō māra Tend to your own garden

Kaua e hapa Don’t muck around

He pai tēnei taha in mine

 

Chorus

Hoea hoea tō waka Do your own thing, don’t worry bout me

Horoia Horoia tō waha Just wash your mouth out

Tōia au i tō pakiwaitara I’m tired of you running my name through the dirt

Hoea hoea hoea Just do you

Hoea hoea tō waka Do your own thing, don’t worry bout me

Horoia Horoia tō waha Just wash your mouth out

Tōia au i tō pakiwaitara I’m tired of you running my name through the dirt

Hoea hoea hoea Just do you

 

Post Chorus

Hoea hoea Just do you

Hoea hoea Just do you

Hoea hoea Just do you

Hoea tō waka Don’t worry bout me

 

Verse 2

Katia te amuamu Stop that gossip

Tēnā kōrero anuanu that cold talk

He mangō mano i te wai kei te hamuhamu there’s a lot of sharks out there looking for scraps

Ka ngau mai, ka raruraru raruraru If you bite me, we got a problem..

Tū tonu tātou mēnā e patupatu If you come at us we’ll stay standing

Ka huna rātou me ko Hatupatu While you stay hiding like Hatupatu

Ko taku whakapapa ko te whakaranu Yeah so my genes are mixed up

Kia reka ai te kapu kapu kapu kaputī that mix just makes the tea sweeter

Ehara te hautau i te mea nui it’s not about fractions

Ko te mea nui, ko tōu tuakiri it’s about identity

Waihotia te whakamā ki ōu hoariri So leave the shame for someone else

Kei a tātou te mana e ai ki te Tiriti We still got the power, just check the treaty

 

Chorus

Hoea hoea tō waka Do your own thing, don’t worry bout me

Horoia Horoia tō waha Just wash your mouth out

Tōia au i tō pakiwaitara I’m tired of you running my name through the dirt

Hoea hoea hoea Just do you

Hoea hoea tō waka Do your own thing, don’t worry bout me

Horoia Horoia tō waha Just wash your mouth out

Tōia au i tō pakiwaitara I’m tired of you running my name through the dirt

Hoea hoea hoea Just do you

 

Post Chorus

Hoea hoea Just do you

Hoea hoea Just do you

Hoea hoea Just do you

Hoea tō waka Don’t worry bout me

3 - Ohia

 

Verse 1

 

E kore te tāne tūturu they say a real man

E kōrero mō ana mahamaha shouldn’t talk about his feelings

Me tū kē hei pou kaha He should just stand staunch

Me kōpi tana wahawaha and shut his mouth

 

Pre Chorus

 

Heoi, kei te haurangi haere but I been getting kindy tipsy

Nā te waipiro off of that liquor

Nā te waipiro off of that liquor

Heoi, kei te wewehe haere and I been falling in love

I tō tiro when I look in your eyes

I tō tiro when I look in your eyes

 

Chorus

 

Ohia ohia tōku manawa my heart might act in the moment

Ohia ohia tū te māhana cuz the temperature is rising

Ohia ohia tāku kōrero and I’m being way too honest with you

Whāwhāki pea i taku aroha think I might tell you I love you

 

V2

 

I te hinga au i te mokemoke I been so lonely

I totohu au i te tohetohe with that sinking feeling

Hoei, nāu te mauri i tau but you settle my stress

Nāu i patu te roherohe and help me break down my walls

 

Pre Chorus

 

Heoi, kei te haurangi haere but I been getting kindy tipsy

Nā te waipiro off of that liquor

Nā te waipiro off of that liquor

Heoi, kei te wewehe haere and I been falling in love

I tō tiro when I look in your eyes

I tō tiro when I look in your eyes

 

Chorus

 

Ohia ohia tōku manawa my heart might act in the moment

Ohia ohia tū te māhana cuz the temperature is rising

Ohia ohia tāku kōrero and I’m being way too honest with you

Whāwhāki pea i taku aroha think I might tell you I love you

 

x3

10 - Holy Heka

Chorus

 

Holy heka

Swear that kiri skin just taste so reka sweet

Holy heka holy heka

Holy heka

I’mma do you good no kōrero teka no lie

Holy heka holy heka

Holy heka

Swear that kiri skin just taste so reka sweet

Holy heka holy heka

Holy heka

I’mma do you good no kōrero teka no lie

Holy heka 

Swear that kiri skin just

Swear that kiri skin just

 

Pre hook

 

Taste taste taste taste taste taste taste

Swear that kiri skin just

Taste taste taste taste taste taste taste

Holy heka

 

Verse

 

I go crazy speeds 

She like it when I do ABC’s

And I didnt do my mahi job right

If you aint got shaky knees

Baby please

I don’t really want a baby please

Arero tongue gonna suss you out tonight

Cuz you a snack you a tasty treat

 

She feeling the flick of my tongue

She feeling the flick of my tongue

I’m feeling her filling her lungs

 

She feeling the flick of my tongue

She feeling the flick of my tongue

Got a feeling I’m getting it done 

And I swear that kiri skin just taste 

 

Chorus

 

Holy heka

Swear that kiri skin just taste so reka sweet

Holy heka holy heka

Holy heka

I’mma do you good no kōrero teka no lie

Holy heka holy heka

Holy heka

Swear that kiri skin just taste so reka sweet

Holy heka holy heka

Holy heka

I’mma do you good no kōrero teka no lie

Holy heka 

Swear that kiri skin just

Swear that kiri skin just

 

Pre hook

 

Taste taste taste taste taste taste taste

Swear that kiri skin just

Taste taste taste taste taste taste taste

Holy heka

 

Bridge

 

I might be

Your tāne man tonight

Just lay back 

let me spark up your fire

 

You might be

My wā woman for the night

Just lay back and enjoy the ride

 

 

4 - Rāpeti

Pre Chorus

Ehara tēnei i tō kaputī This ain’t your cup of tea

Pai ki ahau, katia te kī Just be quiet, that’s fine by me

Whakarongo ki te ariki Just listen up to the chief

Ki te ariki to the chief

 

Ehara tēnei i tō kaputī This ain’t your cup of tea

Pai ki ahau, katia te kī Just be quiet, that’s fine by me

E oma ana ki te taumata me kī I’m running to the top of the game

Oma rāpeti Run rabbit 

oma oma Run

 

Chorus

Oma oma oma rāpeti Run run run rabbit

Oma oma oma rāpeti Run run run rabbit

Oma oma oma rāpeti Run run run rabbit

Oma ki te taumata taumata e Run till you reach the top

 

Verse 1

 

Ehara i te rūkahu I’m no liar

Ehara i te whara taihara I’m no criminal

Ehara nō te UK I’m not from the UK

Ehara i te Amerikana I’m not American at all

Ehara au nō Wīwī I’m not from France

Kāore au i te takahi mana I’m not here to disrespect you one bit

Ka pao pao pao ana au ka kī mai koe 'auahi ana' I’m just here to rap, all you’re gonna say is ‘damn he’s lit’. 

Nō te whenua (hī), I come from this land

Te wāhi mahi hāti, the land where we mahi hard

I Muri mai, pāti And after we that we party

I muri mai, kāti, Repeat, stop and start

Kei te hanga ahi, I’m just making fire

Mā te rangatahi To fire up the youth

Ngāti ‘arty whāti’ The future creators go hard, g

Ki te kore koe e mōhio ki a au And if you don’t already know me

Pātai atu ki tōu aunty Just ask your aunty..

 

Pre Chorus

Ehara tēnei i tō kaputī This ain’t your cup of tea

Pai ki ahau, katia te kī Just be quiet, that’s fine by me

Whakarongo ki te ariki Just listen up to the chief

Ki te ariki to the chief

 

Ehara tēnei i tō kaputī This ain’t your cup of tea

Pai ki ahau, katia te kī Just be quiet, that’s fine by me

E oma ana ki te taumata me kī I’m running to the top of the game

Oma rāpeti Run rabbit 

oma oma Run

 

Chorus

Oma oma oma rāpeti Run run run rabbit

Oma oma oma rāpeti Run run run rabbit

Oma oma oma rāpeti Run run run rabbit

Oma ki te taumata taumata e Run till you reach the top

 

Verse 2 

Kāore i te hamanga, e rapi ana i ia wiki I’m a rapper full time, from the end of the week to the start

He pukumahi ahau ehara i te pukuriri I’m never quick tempered, I’m just quick to work hard

Ko taku reo ko taku pū ānō ko Tame Iti I use my voice as my gun, like Tame iti, that’s how I win

Ka rere te reo rangatira hei aha te mā o taku kiri! Rapping in the language of chiefs, so what if I’ve got light skin!

Ka oma oma ake au ki te panekiretanga I’m running to the top of the game

Kua kite koe i taku rau, kua mau i te tīmatanga Ever since I started repping this feather, nothing was the same

He tino tohu tēnā o te rangatiratanga It’s a symbol of my chiefs, I use it to cut through the clutter

E ai ki ngā wāhine, ‘he's smooth’ he pīnati pata Just ask the ladies, I’m smooth like peanut butter

 

Bridge

Ahakoa ahakoa ngā toro No matter if the road is long

Ahakoa ahakoa ngā piko No matter the ups and downs I’m always on.

Ahakoa ahakoa ngā toro No matter if the road is long

Ko ahau te tamatoa I know I’m the champion

 

Pre Chorus

Ehara tēnei i tō kaputī This ain’t your cup of tea

Pai ki ahau, katia te kī Just be quiet, that’s fine by me

Whakarongo ki te ariki Just listen up to the chief

Ki te ariki to the chief

 

Ehara tēnei i tō kaputī This ain’t your cup of tea

Pai ki ahau, katia te kī Just be quiet, that’s fine by me

E oma ana ki te taumata me kī I’m running to the top of the game

Oma rāpeti Run rabbit 

oma oma Run

 

Chorus

Oma oma oma rāpeti Run run run rabbit

Oma oma oma rāpeti Run run run rabbit

Oma oma oma rāpeti Run run run rabbit

Oma ki te taumata taumata e Run till you reach the top

x 2

5 - Herekore ft. Lion Rezz

Verse 1

 

Ko koe taku ipo, ipo

Maia ana i te pō, te pō

Hei aha māu te whakataruna

Hei aha te whakaata mata

E pono ana tō mana, mana

Tō aroha auahi ana, ana

Nāwai i hoa, ka piri tahi tāua

I hinga i te raukawakawa

 

I call you Mrs lover lover

confident under cover covers

You ain't messing with these actors 

Cuz you don't do drama drama

You the truth no liar liar

And your loving on fire fire

Started as friends but girl that didn't last long 

‘cuz I just to try ya try ya

 

Pre Chorus

Kia toitū te hononga

Kei whakaranua te rongoa

He uaua te aroha, kei whakapono

Kei whakapono

Ko tāku nei he

 

They said if it ain't broke don't fix it

They said if it’s real dope don't mix it

They say love takes work, love takes work

don't believe it nah

girl I don't believe it

Cuz all I know is


 

KŌRIHI

Aroha herekore

Tō tāua e hine, e kore e wehe.

Noho tahi ana, ko te wā ka rere

He aroha herekore

He aroha herekore

 

Loving you is too easy

You make it hard to ever up and move away

I Swear I could just lay in bed with you all day

Cuz Loving you is too easy yaah

You make it way too easy yaah

 

Verse 2

Whakawhirinaki mai rā

I ngā wā kei te mahi, kei te kāinga 

Ahakoa te roa o te tāima

Hoki mai ana, te ai ka āinga

Ehara i te pōtahi, he rerenga roa

Kei te rangi au, kei runga noa

Turukitanga ka ea, ka koa

Tangi mai ana te iere kua hua, kua toa

 

We got trust no locked doors

Even when I'm home when I'm on tour

No matter how long I'm gone for

When I'm back it’s on like donkey kong yaah

Not a one night ting this a long haul

She got me higher than a concord

Never finish without a encore

Putting on my jams while she putting on her contour

 

Pre Chorus

Kia toitū te hononga

Kei whakaranua te rongoa

He uaua te aroha, kei whakapono

Kei whakapono

Ko tāku nei he

 

They said if it ain't broke don't fix it

They said if its real dope don't mix it

They say love takes work, love takes work

don't believe it nah

girl I don't believe it

Cuz all I know is

 

KŌRIHI

Aroha herekore

Tō tāua e hine, e kore e wehe.

Noho tahi ana, ko te wā ka rere

He aroha herekore

He aroha herekore

 

Loving you is too easy

You make it hard to ever up and move away

I Swear I could just lay in bed with you all day

Cuz Loving you is too easy yaah

You make it way too easy yaah


 

Bridge (Lion Rezz)

 

Whakarongo mai, ūae

Kia kī noa ake au e hine

He Raiona au nō te wao

Ina kōripo ai te marama

Maku rā te ua e whakamao

Haramai rā e hine

E whiti ana te rā e hine

Anei rā tōku aroha

Te nui ai ka oha

Mō ake tonu atu rā

Whakapono mai

 

Me have to say one thing about me

I’m a lion girl and that’s no joke 

Even when life put us to the test

you the one that I wanna hold close 

So me girl come smile with me

Me love the feels when you vibe with me 

Woman we in this together

My love is yours forever

You are the true lioness

I’mma tell you like

 

KŌRIHI

Aroha herekore

Tō tāua e hine, e kore e wehe.

Noho tahi ana, ko te wā ka rere

He aroha herekore

He aroha herekore

 

Loving you is too easy

You make it hard to ever up and move away

I Swear I could just lay in bed with you all day

Cuz Loving you is too easy yaah

You make it way too easy yaah

6 - Nanawe

 

Verse 1

 

Koirā te tahi  that’s the one

Rongo kē i taku ahi I know you feel the fire

Me taku mahi and you’ve heard

Ki te rūma moe taku rahi bout how I get down

Kihi i tō kakī might kiss your neck

Ka mutu ka pakipaki and when we finished you might applaud

Eke koe ki ahau nei so come get a ride

pēnā i te pahi all aboard

 

Pre hook

 

Hiahia koe hiahia au i te mea ōrite you and me want the same thing

Hiahia koe hiahia au ka taea te kite We want what we want, it ain't hard to tell

 

Chorus

 

Nanawe Nanawe Excited excited

Ka pā mai ana koe whenever I feel your touch

Nanawe Nanawe Excited excited

Ka hā mai ana koe whenever I get a taste

 

V2

 

Rīngi te waea call me whenever

Māu taku taera you the one turning me on

Kei a koe taku tāima I’ll give you all my time

Ka hae haere taku whaea so much that my mum is getting jealous

Te hiahia o te pō, pō those night time cravings

Waiho te raru mā āpōpō just leave your stresses for tomorrow

Me haere au ki roto ki roto ki roto whenever I’m at your door

 

Pre Hook

 

Hiahia koe hiahia au i te mea ōrite you and me want the same thing

Hiahia koe hiahia au ka taea te kite We want what we want, it ain't hard to tell

 

Chorus

 

Nanawe Nanawe Excited excited

Ka pā mai ana koe whenever I feel your touch

Nanawe Nanawe Excited excited

Ka hā mai ana koe whenever I get a taste

 

Bridge

 

Moe ukiuki tāua let’s get it oooonnn

Me moe ukiuki tāua let’s get it oooonnn

 

Chorus

 

Nanawe Nanawe Excited excited

Ka pā mai ana koe whenever I feel your touch

Nanawe Nanawe Excited excited

Ka hā mai ana koe whenever I get a taste

 

7 - Nōhea ft. Tyna

 

Chorus

 

Kotahi noa te ara

E anga ana ki mua 

(E) kore a muri e hokia

Nōhea, nōhea, nō!

 

Came here on a one way

On the road of no return

No way you’ll call me back 

No Way No Way No

 

I whawhai, i oke

Tēnei ka waihape

(E) kore e mate wheke

Nōhea, nōhea, nō!

 

I’ve battled every beast (every beast)

Faced doubt at every turn (every turn)

No way I’m falling back (falling back)

No Way No Way No

 

Verse 1

 

I hinga au ki raro, wairuatoa!

I hokia taku ūkaipō, kua mone!

Kātahi rā te hoki whakatuarā!

Te mana me te kaha , kei taku tuarā!

 He manu e kai ana i te mātauranga

Kua tinaku te rere i te nui o te pokea.

 (I) aku takahanga, me ū, me pakanga.

Me a muri ka hokia, me mate ururoa.

 

I was way down so down on my own bad luck

Moving back in with my mums when that cash went bankrupt

Now looking back like that felt so damn backwards

That weight on my back to back myself when they backed up up up

At uni on some scholarships until they ran up

Cuz my grades were slipping from the music it was all too damn much

Every step that I take

I had to fight for it

If I take a step back

Then I gotta go twice forward yeah

 

Chorus

 

Kotahi noa te ara

E anga ana ki mua 

(E) kore a muri e hokia

Nōhea, nōhea, nō!

 

Came here on a one way

On the road of no return

No way you’ll call me back 

No Way No Way No

 

I whawhai, i oke

Tēnei ka waihape

(E) kore e mate wheke

Nōhea, nōhea, nō!

 

I’ve battled every beast (every beast)

Faced doubt at every turn (every turn)

No way I’m falling back (falling back)

No Way No Way No

 

Verse 2

 

Āe rā te nui o ngā take o rei, Rei!

Inā te nui o tō maunga, he teitei.

Kei te panekiretanga ko to tama.

Ko taku iti kahurangi, ko te ao waiata.

I tīmata au i te pūtake

I papatoiake, engari, i koke!

I whakahere au, i wetewete!

Kia teretere, kia teretere!

 (I) aku takahanga, me ū, me pakanga.

Me a muri ka hokia, me mate ururoa.

 

Yes I had my issues was always in a mad rush

And you had some baggage from way back that you bagged up

I mean you had a son and he was number one and that’s love

Me I had to keep birthing these tracks turn ‘em into anthems

It took the man of me to manifest

Never had no greens so I ran the reds

All that weighed me down I had to cut it loose

Gotta travel light and that just the truth

Every step that I take

I had to fight for it

If I take a step back

Then I gotta go twice forward yeah

 

Chorus

 

Kotahi noa te ara

E anga ana ki mua 

(E) kore a muri e hokia

Nōhea, nōhea, nō!

 

Came here on a one way

On the road of no return

No way you’ll call me back 

No Way No Way No

 

I whawhai, i oke

Tēnei ka waihape

(E) kore e mate wheke

Nōhea, nōhea, nō!

 

I’ve battled every beast (every beast)

Faced doubt at every turn (every turn)

No way I’m falling back (falling back)

No Way No Way No

 

Bridge

 

Ahakoa ngā piki me ngā heke

(Me) mate ururoa, kei mate wheke.

 

Through the fire through the water

Through the smoke and mirrors ‘cross the altar

 

Mauri mahi, mauri ora!

Nō, nō, nōhea!

Nō, nō, nōhea!

Nō, nō, nōhea!

(E) kewa te kora!

 

I done made out what I made in

Now they stop and stare in amazement

Cuz there’s no way X3

That I’ll cave in

 

Chorus 

 

Kotahi noa te ara

E anga ana ki mua 

(E) kore a muri e hokia

Nōhea, nōhea, nō!

 

Came here on a one way

On the road of no return

No way you’ll call me back 

No Way No Way No

 

I whawhai, i oke

Tēnei ka waihape

(E) kore e mate wheke

Nōhea, nōhea, nō!

 

I’ve battled every beast (every beast)

Faced doubt at every turn (every turn)

No way I’m falling back (falling back)

No Way No Way No

 

8 - Auahi Ana

 

Pre Chorus

Nāu te hē That’s all because of you

Ko au kua wete That I can let loose

Kei te wera haere au i a koe you heating things up here

Nāu te hē That’s all because of you

Kua remurere That we getting passionate

E mura mura ana koe I swear you on fire right now

 

Chorus

Auahi ana she’s lit

Auahi super lit

Auahi ana she’s lit

Auahi super lit

 

Verse 1

Anei te tono I gotta ask you

Kia whakaoho cuz you got my attention

Me kōrero pono can you be real with me?

Rapu ana mō te wā pai kaore te wā roroa are you looking for a good time or a long time?

I kite i a koe runga ‘IG’, tērā pea runga Pukamata I seen you on IG or was it FB..

Ka tūtaki taua i te pō, ka kite i a koe i te ata

If we meet in the night time I’ll be seeing you in the AM

Tahi One

Ka neke au ki te papa I’mma make my way to the floor

Rua Two

Ka neke au ki tō taha then over to you

Toru Three

Ka Kanikani taki tahi we dancing as one

Whā Four

Ka piki ake te ahi the fire starts to grow

 

Pre Chorus

Nāu te hē That’s all because of you

Ko au kua wete That I can let loose

Kei te wera haere au i a koe you heating things up here

Nāu te hē That’s all because of you

Kua remurere That we getting passionate

E mura mura ana koe I swear you on fire right now

 

Chorus

Auahi ana she’s lit

Auahi super lit

Auahi ana she’s lit

Auahi super lit

 

Verse 2

E rere ana nga whakaaro mō tō tinana my thoughts have been running wild

Pai rawa ki ahau nei te pohewatanga my imagination has been getting the best of me

He pai ki ahau te hine tautōhito I’ve always liked a woman with experience

Me kī kia tika kaua koe e kōpiko I’m being real with you, so be straight up with me

Ka mate au i a koe me mohio you killing me over here

let's not talk tiko shit naahhh

Pre Chorus

Nāu te hē That’s all because of you

Ko au kua wete That I can let loose

Kei te wera haere au i a koe you heating things up here

Nāu te hē That’s all because of you

Kua remurere That we getting passionate

E mura mura ana koe I swear you on fire right now

 

Chorus

Auahi ana she’s lit

Auahi super lit

Auahi ana she’s lit

Auahi super lit

 

Bridge

Tahi One

Ka neke au ki te papa I’mma make my way to the floor

Rua Two

Ka neke au ki tō taha then over to you

Toru Three

Ka Kanikani taki tahi we dancing as one

Whā Four

Ka piki ake te ahi the fire starts to grow

Tahi One

Ka neke au ki te papa I’mma make my way to the floor

Rua Two

Ka neke au ki tō taha then over to you

Toru Three

Ka Kanikani taki tahi we dancing as one

Whā Four

Ka piki ake te ahi the fire starts to grow

 

Pre Chorus

Nāu te hē That’s all because of you

Ko au kua wete That I can let loose

Kei te wera haere au i a koe you heating things up here

Nāu te hē That’s all because of you

Kua remurere That we getting passionate

E mura mura ana koe I swear you on fire right now

 

Chorus

Auahi ana she’s lit

Auahi super lit

Auahi ana she’s lit

Auahi super lit

 

 

9 - Hoea Outro

Kei te titiro ki te hua o te wā ki tua I only been looking to the future

E kore e kore a muri e hokia I’m never looking back

Hoea hoea hoea hoea I been doing me

Kua momutu te awa tahi hei awa rua Yeah we used to be one but now we are two

Nō reira hoea tō waka, kaua e hoe i tōku so you do you, and I’mma keep doing me

Hoea tō you do you

Hoea you do you

Hoea tō you do you

Hoea you do you

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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