Mimo Mesan (The 9 Saints)

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This song is a dedication to the 9 Saints that were killed at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina on June 17, 2015 by white supremacist terrorist dylann roof. May your souls rest in eternal peace.

The Nine Saint are:

Cynthia Hurd
Susie Jackson
Ethel Lance
DePayne Middleton–Doctor
Clementa Pickney
Myra Thompson
Sheronda Singleton
Tawanza Sanders
Daniel Simmons Sr.

To the Saints: I hope you can forgive me for my display of anger at the end of the song. I had to be honest with myself and the listeners. God Bless.

lyrics

English translation:
May The Lord be with you
May The Lord be with you
Nine Saints! Nine Saints
Rest In Peace..Nine Saints!

May The Lord bless you
May The Lord bless you
Nine Saints! Nine Saints
Rest In Peace..Nine Saints!

May The grace of our Lord
be with you forever
Nine Saints! Nine Saints
Rest In Peace..Nine Saints!

May The grace of our Lord
be with you forever
Nine Saints! Nine Saints
Rest In Peace Nine Saints!


Yoruba

Ki Oluwa ki o kpelu yin
Ki Oluwa ki o kpelu yin

Mimo Mesan! Mimo Mesan
Sunnre o Mimo Mesan!

Ki Oluwa ki o bukun yin
Ki Oluwa ki o bukun yin
Mimo Mesan! Mimo Mesan
Sunnre o Mimo Mesan!

Ki ore-ofe Oluwa wa ki o
Wa kpelu yin titi lailai
Mimo Mesan! Mimo Mesan
Sunnre o Mimo Mesan!

Ki ore-ofe Oluwa wa ki o
Wa kpelu yin titi lailai
Mimo Mesan! Mimo Mesan
Sunnre o Mimo Mesan!

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from Adetokunbo: NC4OS, released December 1, 2015

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