MUSIC TRIVIA

I believe you all know how the game works. For the newbies, the game works this way: I write out the lyrics of a song and you tell me the name(s) of the artiste(s) and title of the song.

If you answer all 20 questions correctly, you win recharge voucher of the network of your choice.
If you answer 12-20 questions correctly, you are a music zealot.
If you answer 7-11 questions correctly, you just like music.
If you answer less than 7 questions correctly, you suck.

Bonne Chance/good luck.

Ok..here we go!

“I know you’ve been hurt by someone else, I can tell by the way you carry yourself. If you let me, here’s what I’ll do. I’ll take care of you. (I’ll take, I’ll take, I’ll take) I’ve loved and I’ve lost”

“I’m steady tryna find a motive why I do what I do? Freedom ain’t getting no closer no matter how far I go, my car is stolen, no registration, cops patrolling and now they done stop me”

“Girl I want to be alone with you, just to see what you can do. Ow’ you dancing all over me, Baby this is like some kind of fantasy. The way you move is teasing girl so tonight I want you in my world”

“Look at me, I’m stuck. That bubble in my pants got me caught up. I never had no luck thinking with the wrong head got me jumping out there with no gloves. It feels so good had me sprung out all messed up”

“You say you are a big boy but I can’t agree cos the love you said you had ain’t been put on me. I wonder (wonder) if I’m just too much for you. Wonder (wonder) if my kiss don’t make you just wonder (wonder) what I got next for you”

“Honey why you calling me so late? It’s kinda hard to talk right now. Honey why are you crying? Is everything okay? I gotta whisper cos I can’t be too loud”

“I don’t know what it is that makes me feel like this, I don’t know who you are but you must be some kind of superstar, cos I got my eyes on you no matter where you are, you just make me want to play”

“Well LA is getting crazy and New York is getting kinda cold, I keep my head from getting lazy. I just can’t wait to get back home. And all these days I spend away I will make up for this I swear. I need your love to hold me down when it’s all too much to bear”

“I don’t want you to give it all up and leave your own life collecting dust, and I don’t want you to feel sorry for me, you never gave us a chance to be and I don’t need you to be by my side to tell me everything’s alright. I just wanted you to tell me the truth, you know I’d do that for you.”

“I told myself I won’t miss you but I remember what I feels like beside you, I really miss your hair in my face and the way your innocence tastes and I think you should know this, you deserve much better than me”

“Til a nigga DIE, I be forever thugging baby. The same nigga, that’s why the streets love me baby. Bitch I’m from Dade County. See, I’m 7-trey Chevrolet Impala Drunk Ryder. I’ll blow your doors off, you race your car against my car, I’ll leave your ass so far you’ll doze off and when I take off, its like I took off and when I ride by, its like fly by. You like slow motion, all in 3-D.”

“You ready? Here I come. Call Lloyd Banks and get this mudaphucka crunk. It took 2months but 50 got it done, signed with G-Unit. Had niggas like Huh”

“Started with some hubbers 12years old. Man, I swear to God I was 12 years old. My mama didn’t know and Stunna ain’t know bout it till the day I got shot they found some money in my pocket”

“This ain’t goodbye, this is just where love goes when words aren’t warm enough to keep away the cold. This ain’t goodbye it’s not where our story ends but I know you can’t be mine, not the way you’ve always been. As long we’ve got time, then this ain’t goodbye”

“Call me crazy shit atleast you are calling, feels better when you let it out don’t it girl, know its easy to get caught up in the moment. When you say it cause you mad then you take it all back then we fuck all night till things get right”

“My new lady says she leaving me. Ah fuck her, I don’t care plus I got another over there. She been wanting to be with me, got her in her underwear, gave her what she want, now she need me. I got more of that coming over soon, lingerie all up in my room. I’mma make this toast to that one girl I love, I still smell her perfume”

“You got the number, it’s on you to make the call. You know I cum quick; help you re-decorate your walls, Cut your backyard, don’t have to act hard to get the cock and if I’m goin too far, I take it out and wipe it off and put it back up, and keep going. You tryin to hide it from your husband but I know he be knowin
that your pussy’s been tampered with”

“Wish I could give the world and I know it hurts sometimes when you deserve the world. Nothing comes in between us
So you can never separate me from your love, oh darling. I’m never ever letting go cause I love you more than life itself”

“I feel like Its still niggas that owe me checks. I feel like It’s still bitches that owe me sex. I feel like this but niggas don’t know he stress. I lost the only girl in the world that know me best. I got the money and the fame and that don’t mean shit. I got the Jesus on a chain, man that don’t mean shit cause when the Jesus pieces can’t bring me peace. Yo I need just at least one of Russell’s nieces”

“Closed off from love, I didn’t need the pain. Once or twice was enough and it was all in vain. Time starts to pass before you know it you’re frozen but something happened for the very first time with you, my heart melts into the ground, found something true and everyone’s looking round thinking I’m going crazy”

Name(s) of the winner(s) will be published on the same page tomorrrow.

TOP TEN NIGERIANS TO PLAY IN THE ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE (Posted first on connectnigeria.com)

With or without the consent of European football governing body UEFA, the English Premier League is the best and most exciting football league on planet earth.
People from all over the world, are glued to their television sets to get a glimpse of the EPL action week in, week out.
Since the start of the EPL in 1992, about 25 or thereabout Nigerian Internationals have played in England’s elite football league and this is a list of my top ten Nigerians to fly the Green White Green in the EPL.

KANU ‘PAPILLO’ NWANKWO
Although Kanu made most of his EPL appearances as a substitute, he is the reason the league became a popular one here in Nigeria. He moved to Highbury from FC Internazionale of Italy for 4.1million pounds after a scare about his heart. He went on to play for West Bromwich Albion and Portsmouth. He made a total of 315 appearances (118 as a substitute, an EPL record) scoring 57 goals. He won 2 Premier League titles, 3 FA Cup trophies, and 1 Community Shield, African and BBC Footballer of the year during his stint in England.

JOHN MIKEL OBI
John Michael Nchekwube Obinna popularly known as John Obi Mikel joined London giants Chelsea after a tug of war with Manchester United which saw FIFA intervene and act as a pacifier between the two rivals. The matter was resolved and Chelsea were asked to pay 12million pounds in compensation to Manchester United and 4million pounds to his parent club, FC Lyn Oslo of Norway.
He made his EPL debut as a substitute and scored his first goal in English football in 6-1 thumping of Macclesfield Town in January 2007 (FA Cup). He’s gone on to play in the League Cup, FA Cup, and Champions League finals for the club. He’s the most decorated Nigerian to play in the EPL; he has won a Premier league title, 4FA Cups, 1League Cup and 1Champions League medal during his 5years at Chelsea. He’s also made 160 appearances for the club scoring 2goals.

YAKUBU ‘YAK’ AIYEGBENI
After a tremendous display in the 2002/2003 Champions League campaign where he scored 7goals in 8matches, he earned a loan deal to Portsmouth FC, who were fighting for promotion in the Championship. He helped them to the EPL before signing permanently.
He is the third highest goal scorer in the history of the Nigerian national team. He made his debut in English football as a 57th minute substitute for Vincent Pericard in 1-all draw against Brighton & Hove Albion on 18th June 2004 and scored his first goal against Grimsby in his first start.
He played 37times in Portsmouth’s debut season in the EPL scoring 16times; scored his debut EPL goal in the 1-1 draw against Manchester City (his second match).
He went on to represent Middlesborough, Everton, Leicester City and Blackburn Rovers. He scored 29, 26, 25, 17 EPL goals for Pompey, Middlesborough, Everton and Blackburn Rovers, a total of 97goals in 213 appearances; averaging 0.45goal per game. He scored four hat-tricks in his EPL career.
He joined Chinese side, Guangzhou R&F this summer after Blackburn Rovers’ demotion to the Championship.

JAY JAY OKOCHA
A cult hero at the Reebok stadium, he joined Bolton Wanderers after the 2002 World Cup in Korea and Japan after the expiration of his deal with French side, Paris Saint Germain.
In his debut season, he was limited to few appearances due to injuries but he still steered his team away from the hands of relegation with 7goals. This endeared him to the hearts of Bolton fans, which made them unveil a T-shirt in his honour with the inscription “Jay jay, so good they named him twice”. His goal against West Ham United was voted EPL team goal of the season. He was made captain of the team in 2003 and led Bolton to their first cup final in 9years (League Cup final v Middlesborough) in 2004 which they lost to a Bolo Zenden’s first half penalty.
In 2006, he was stripped of the captaincy and subsequently, joined a Qatari club that summer. He played 124 times in the league, scoring 16goals.

JOSEPH YOBO
The Super Eagles captain and most capped player with 87caps joined the EPL train in July 2002 after signing for Everton FC from Marseille in a million pound loan deal. The deal was made permanent a year later with Everton paying Marseille an additional 4million pounds for his services.
He went on to become one of the most consistent players in the Everton squad, and was one of only 7 players in the entire league to play every minute of every match throughout 2006/2007 season.
As of 15 April 2007, he is the record appearance holder for an overseas player and became the first African to captain the side in the absence of Phil Neville, against Larissa of Greece in the UEFA Cup on 25th October 2007
In 2009/2020 season, he fell down the pecking order after the club signed John Heitinga and Phil Jagielka from Athletico Madrid and Sheffield United respectively, his poor form didn’t help either and he was farmed out on loan to Turkish giants, Fenerbahce; He made the deal permanent last week. He played 220 times in the league for Everton, scoring 8goals.

OSAZE PETER ODEMWIGIE
Born to a Nigerian doctor and Uzbekistani mother, he joined West Bromwich Albion on 20th August 2010 for an undisclosed fee on a two year contract.
He scored on his debut, 81st minute winner against Sunderland. He also scored in the memorable 3-2 win against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium; a brace against Newcastle United in a 3-1 win surpassing Robert Earnshaw’s record as the club’s top scorer in the EPL with 15goals. On 30th April, he became the first WBA player to score in 4consecutive matches after scoring against Tottenham Hotspur. He won two Player of the Month awards during the course of the season; the sixth man to receive the accolade twice in one season in the award’s history.
He scored his first hat trick in EPL in 5-1annihilation of Wolverhampton Wanderers on 12 February 2012, which made him win the Player of the Month award for the month of February; his third in his short stint in England. He has chipped in 25goals in 60 EPL games, an average of 0.416goal per game.

EFAN EKOKU
Efangwu Goziem Ekoku, English-born ex Nigerian international played in the EPL with Norwich City and Wimbledon.
He joined the EPL bandwagon after signing for Norwich City in a 500,000 pound deal from Harry Redknapp’s Bournemouth side where he scored 7times in 14games. Norwich were in the thick of the title race, he scored 3goals in 10matches; Manchester United later won the title that year while Norwich finished third.
He scored four times as Norwich beat Everton 5-1 at Goodison Park; becoming the first player to score more than 3goals in one match in the EPL.
He moved to Wimbledon in 1994 replacing John Fashanu. He was the club’s top scorer that year with 9goals while they finished in 9th position. He went on to score 7 and 11 goals in 94/95 and 95/96 seasons respectively. He took them to the League and FA Cups finals in 1996 which they lost on both occasions.
He left the club in 1999 for Swiss club, Grasshoppers.
He was inducted into Norwich City Hall of Fame in 2012, obtained his FA/UEFA coaching badges and serves as a co-commentator for TWI overseas coverage of the EPL.

CELESTINE BABAYARO
The ex-Nigerian was signed by Ruud Gullit as a 19year-old back in April 1997 from Anderlecht for 2.25million pounds for Chelsea, a club record for a teenager at the time.
He won the FA Cup and Charity Shield with Chelsea in 2001 and 2002 respectively. The arrival of Jose Mourinho saw him lose his place to Wayne Bridge who was signed as part of Roman Abhramovic’s revolution. He joined Newcastle United in 2005 after playing 200 times for Chelsea. He made 179 EPL appearances scoring 5goals.

DANIEL ‘THE BULL’ AMOKACHI
He signed for Everton for 3million pounds after the 1994 World Cup. He is famous for bringing himself on as a sub then proceeding to score two goals in the Semi Final FA Cup win over Tottenham in 1999; although he won the match, his coach wasn’t too pleased with his actions. He also appeared in the FA Cup final triumph but only as a late sub. He didn’t make the best impact in an Everton shirt and lost his place to Rideout and Duncan Ferguson. He played 43times and scored 10goals.

FINIDI GEORGE
Nicknamed “The Gazelle” during his time at the Amsterdam ArenA, joined Ipswich Town during the twilight of his career in 2001 from Mallorca for 3.1million pounds. Ipswich town had defied all odds and finished third in their debut season in the EPL, all thanks to the goals of Marcus Stewart, Martijn Reuser and James Scowcroft.
Finidi scored twice on his debut in a 3-1 win over Derby County at Portman Road but they were relegated at the end of the season and he returned back to Spain in 2003.

DID YOU KNOW?

Juventus’ black and white stripe is because of her connection with Notts County.

You keep staring at dead people in a movie, to see if you can catch them moving.

Caligyneophobia is the fear of beautiful ladies; Androphobia is the fear of men.

San Jose was the original capital of California.

The Basenji is the only bark less dog in the world.

There are other blood groups apart from the popular ABO blood groups such as Bombay, Kidd, Lutheran, Lewis, Duffy, Kell and other blood groups.

Dart boards are made out of horse hairs.

Ailurophilia – love of cats.

If a native Hawaiian lady places the flower on the right ear, she’s available.

A Nigerian woman was caught entering the UK with 104kg of snail in her baggage.

Hawaii was once known as Sandwich Islands.

Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team in his sophomore year.

King Louis XIX ruled France for 15minutes.

A group of Tigers is called a STREAK.

A group of frogs is called an ARMY.

Jericho is the oldest walled city in the World at 9,000 years old.

Canada is the only country not to win an Olympic gold medal while hosting the Games.

If Monaco’s ruling house of Grimaldi should ever be without an heir (male or female), the country will cease to be a sovereign state.

King George of England couldn’t speak English.

Don’t try to out run the police in Lazio (Rome’s province), some of the officers drive a Lamborghini.

Adult movie star, Ron Jeremy has a master’s degree in Special Education.

White part of the finger nail is called LUNULA.

Typhlobasia – act of closing one eye while kissing.

Hamlet is a village without a church and a town is not a city until it has a cathedral.

Germans tried to copy Coca-Cola and came up with the drink ‘FANTA’

Gymnasium, originated from the Greek word “Gymnazein” meaning to exercise naked.

The skin needed for elbow transplants must be taken from the scrotum of a cadaver.

Hydrogen is an explosive gas and oxygen supports combustion yet when combined together, it is water which is used to put out fires.

ANHEDONIA is the inability to experience pleasure from normally pleasurable experiences.

The Nobel peace prize depicts 3 naked men with their hands on each shoulder.

Study shows couples who watch porn together are more committed.

MUSIC TRIVIA

You know how the game works; I write out the lyrics of a song and you tell me the name of the artiste and title of the song.

Ok…..leggo!

“You’ll always be a part of me; I’m part of you indefinitely. Boy don’t you know you can’t escape me…Ooh darling ’cause you’ll always be my baby”

“I didn’t mean it when I said I didn’t love you, so. I should have held on tight, I never shoulda let you go. I didn’t know nothing. I was stupid, I was foolish. I was lying to myself”

“I wish could tie you up in my shoes. Make you feel unpretty too. I was told I was beautiful but what does that mean to you. Look into the mirror who’s inside there. The one with the long hair. Same old me again today (yeah)”

“Now you can wait your whole life wondering when it’s gonna come or where it’s been. You may have got your heart broken a few times in the past. Never last strong as it used to, Don’t feel as good as it used to (before) and all the things you used to say, things you used to do, went right out the door”

“Girl, I never thought that lovin’ you would hurt (I did everything a good man would to make it work) Girl, you should have told me you had second though (Like before I put the down on the house we bought)”

“If death comes for me tonight, girl. I want you to know that I love you and no matter how tough I wouldn’t dare only to you I would reveal my tears. So tell the police I ain’t home tonight, messin’ around with you is gonna get me life but when I look into your eyes, you’re worth that sacrifice”

“Its 2 o’ damn clock in the morning Where you been? (Baby didn’t you get my 2-way? I was with my girlfriend). You a lie, I called Kiesha and Tanya and they were both at home (But I didn’t say them though)”

“It’s 2 A.M. I’m just getting in about to check my message, no one has called but my homies and some billcollectors. Cellular when somebody wants to borrow money. I two-way her she don’t hit me back something is funny. So I called her mother’s house and asked has she seen my baby. Roll my six around looking for that missing lady.”

“I’m standing on a bridge I’m waiting in the dark I thought that you’d be here by now. There’s nothing but the rain. No footsteps on the ground. I’m listening but there’s no sound”

“I wanted you to know I love the way you laugh. I wanna hold you high and steal your pain away. I keep your photograph; I know it serves me well. I wanna hold you high and steal your pain”

Names of winner(s) will be published here tomorrow.

Bonne Chance!