Ras Kimono was among the few conscious voices in the era when Africans were yearning for emancipation from mental slavery. He duly followed Bob Marley and his contemporaries were the likes of Lucky Dube (late) and Majek Fashek.
Under Pressure which was originally released on July 4, 1989 is an awakening music calling Africans and the entire black race to free themselves from the fans of poverty and bad governance.
under pressure we wail under pressure
under pressure black people under pressure
under pressure Nigerians under pressure
under pressure Africans under pressure
No food in we belly
No money in ah we pocket
No bed we lay we head
the people dem are suffer
in ah ghetto, in ah city
everywhere dah me go oh
me see them, some are cry, some are die
some are weeping! some are wailing!
everywhere dah oh eh