THE LAST RIDE

Sidhu Moose Wala
Wazir Patar

In "The Last Ride" Moose Wala blurs the line between praising Tupac while drawing parallels to his own rise as an artist. Like his role model, Moose Wala predicts that death will take him soon.

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Ho umar de hisaab naal doona ruthba

His reputation is twice that of his age

Thoda nayio bahla hi ikhlaqi chalda

He always follows his principles

Akhan ch akhiti koyi sheh boldi

His eyes tell a different vision for the world

Aivein nai koyi duniya ton aaki chalda

He doesn’t go against the grain without purpose

Ho pichhle koyi karman da dhani lagdae

He’s either blessed by good deeds in a previous birth

Ya pher meharbaan ae khawaja mithiye

Or is endowed by God

Ho chobbar de chehre utte noor dasda

The glow from his face reveals

Ni ehda uthuga jawani ch janaza mithiye

That he will die young

Ho chobbar de chehre utte noor dasda

The glow from his face reveals

Ni ehda uthuga jawani ch janaza mithiye

That he will die young

Ho lokan deyan turreyan te paidan bani aan

Where others walk, only footprints are made

Jatt wangu turreyan te raah ni bane

Where this Jatt goes, a pathway for people forms

Ho duniya de bade ne chahete bahut ni

Many artists have avid fans 

Ehde wangu kise de khuda nai bane

But none are God to their supporters like him

Khud naale khud jeha khitta chakkeya

He picked a profession that fits his personality

Bas kalla chakkeya ni vajjan mithiye

He’s more than just a singer

Ho chobbar de chehre utte noor dasda

The glow from his face reveals

Ni ehda uthuga jawani ch janaza mithiye

That he will die young

Ho chobbar de chehre utte noor dasda

The glow from his face reveals

Ni ehda uthuga jawani ch janaza mithiye

That he will die young

Ho gehran deyan matheyan te pehn wrinkle’an

Other artists get stressed [wrinkles]

Es hisaab naal koyi jawaan nai hunda

Because no one has grown with the same potential as him

Manneya tarakki lokan bahut kitti hou

I acknowledge that many people have succeeded

Par enni chheti koyi mahan ni hunda

But no one has become great so quickly

Takhtan zamane da palat ho gaya

The era has turned

Badle ne ditti aan riwajan mithiye

He has changed the customs, girl

Ho chobbar de chehre utte noor dasda

The glow from his face reveals

Ni ehda uthuga jawani ch janaza mithiye

That he will die young

Ho chobbar de chehre utte noor dasda

The glow from his face reveals

Ni ehda uthuga jawani ch janaza mithiye

That he will die young

Ho bahuteyan di hate da oh hissa baneya

Many hate him

Bahut ohnu aithe chaunde-chaunde mar gaye

Many people were die-hard fans

Duniya te chadth de jhande jhoolde

The flags of his success fly high over the world

Par ohnu shehar ch haraunde mar gaye

But people have died trying to defeat him

Jit naalo zyade jihdi haar boldi

His defeat is discussed more than his victory

Aithon laale ki ae andaza mithhiye

You can guess how successful he is from that

Ho chobbar de chehre utte noor dasda

The glow from the boy’s face reveals

Ni ehda uthuga jawani ch janaza mithiye

That he will die young

Ho chobbar de chehre utte noor dasda

The glow from the boy’s face reveals

Ni ehda uthuga jawani ch janaza mithiye

That he will die young

Ho duniya tu vekhi othe karu sajde

Just watch, they will bow down

Jithe jithe paine billo pair jatt de

Wherever this Jatt goes

Waddeyan gharaneyan naal pith judti

He’s joined forces with influential people

Wadde wadde waddeyan naal vair jatt de

But this Jatt is also enemies with powerful people

Ho das khabbi khaan kithe sadde mech da

Tell me who is as skilled as he is

Malwa Doaba ki ae Maaja mithhiye

Look in Malwa, Doaba, or Maajha, and you won’t find anyone

Ho chobbar de chehre utte noor dasda

The glow from his face reveals

Ni ehda uthuga jawani ch janaza mithiye

That he will die young

Ho chobbar de chehre utte noor dasda

The glow from his face reveals

Ni ehda uthuga jawani ch janaza mithiye

That he will die young

Ho moddeyan te kaal jide paunda boliyan

Death is singing on his shoulders

Biba yalgaar jihdi shayari bandi

Yet, he attacks people through his poetic lyrics

Ho ginti de din oh jeyonde jag te

Some people have only few days left to live in this world,

Ant nu tarakki jihdi vairi bandi

Because, in the end, success has become their enemy

Ho mardh mashookan wangu maut udeekda

The man awaits his death like he awaits his girlfriend

Khaure kadon khadkau dharvajjan mithiye

Girl, who knows when death will knock on his door.

Ho chobbar de chehre utte noor dasda

The glow from the boy’s face reveals

Ni ehda uthuga jawani ch janaza mithiye

That he will die young

Ho chobbar de chehre utte noor dasda

The glow from the boy’s face reveals

Ni ehda uthuga jawani ch janaza mithiye

That he will die young

Ho bebaak body language mithiye

His body language is fearless

Geetan vich harkhi jehe touch bolde

In his songs, there’s a touch of anger

Aivein nahio duniya khilaf hoyi ni

The world isn’t against him for no reason

Lorh ton zayade de munda sach bolday

He tells more truth than he should

Lorh ton zayade de munda sach bolday

He tells more truth than he should

Ho zindagi da jungnama phirey likhda

He writes about his life’s struggles

Badeyan ne Sahiba atey Heera likehya

Many have written about Sahiba and Heer (romance)

Jehdi vi taseer kithe dudh nakhro

Girl, those with pure character

Ant nu tu dekh tasveeran vikkiyan

In the end, their photos will be sold

Ho Moose Wala jeyonda hi amar ho gaya

Moose Wala has become immortal while alive

Bahuteyan ne jag te awajjan mithhiye

Amongst the many voices in this world

Ho chobbar de chehre utte noor dasda

The glow from his face reveals

Ni ehda uthuga jawani ch janaza mithiye

That he will die young

Ho chobbar de chehre utte noor dasda

The glow from his face reveals

Ni ehda uthuga jawani ch janaza mithiye

That he will die young

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