Cuban Lucumi Chants (Cantos Lucumí)

These chants come from Cuba but are in Yoruba, a language spoken in Nigeria.

Ellegua - the trickster at the crossroads

Aso kere kere meye alagguana ki lamboche

Ogun - the warrior / technology and iron

Ogun meyi meyi meyi sera arere owo

Ochossi - the hunter

Opa yeo pa teo oduakofa iyo iyo olo ko oro oduakofa

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Chango - fire and drums

Eya aye chango yamala ko ile
Chango yamala ko ile
Chango yamala ko ile

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Obatala - father figure / purity and justice

Baba kukuruku i baba
kukuruku

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Ora mi mama yo ko da, ora mi

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