The super gospel Rapper Newton Ehiosu popularly known as ” Retaw Da Rapper” drops hot new single titled “Like Father Like Son.Like Father Like Son” is a rap expression of sonship with God The Father and identity with Christ.Retaw da rapper (Newton Ehiosu) is a contemporary gospel/conscious hip hop artiste born and raised in the heart of Benin city, Nigeria. He’s B.Sc. Medical Biochemistry from the University of Benin, Nigeria.
He considers himself a Kingdom person called by God to live and teach The Kingdom life through music and good works.He’s a rapper, singer and a prolific writer with wits that cuts through the mind.
Like Father like sonTell em’ where I’m fromLike Father like sonTell em’ where I’m fromYou know like Father like son oWhen they askin’ I’ma tell em’ where I’m from oYou know like Father like sonVERSE 1.Of course you know I be my Daddy’ sonYeah my Daddy G-O-D and heaven where I’m fromAffiliated with The Father, Holy Ghost and SonGlory! Hallelujah!Singing glory till Thy Kingdom comeThank God I found a better wayBusy doing Kingdom business with a better payMy life in progression, livin’ em better daysBrother man,the time is now and today’s the day To lift up holy handsWorship and adore Him like you in a sweet romanceYou see I’m standing on a stanceLike I don’t give a ding whether the world’s offended by my obeisanceSorrow, shame,They can’t reach meWhy? Cus I’m deep in graceYeah my Daddy loves me, I’m no ingrateThe Holy Spirit teaching me to behaveFresh from my head to the toes except no clean shaveLike the men of old, you know the likes of MethuselahSanitizing the rap game, making a new JerusalemNo relative of soldier boy, but trust I love to tell em’Microphone in my hand, I tell the gospel fellaTell the truth till it dwells in every cerebellumTill it burns red hot deep in your coastal sternum (ah!)What a day, the day man fellWe was sold to slavery, yeah we was doom for hellBut sweet Jesus came along and on the cross He weptAnd on the cross He bledAnd on the cross He diedPublicly crucified for the sake of you and IHe swallowed up our shame, and then He gave us lifeAnd now He’s seated at The Father’s right hand of gloryWith me partaking in His glory, what a perfect storyI fear no man but The One that came in a man’s formSon of God Almighty, like Father like SonThe universal is what the word of His mouth formedJudged my words as truth telling, no mouth washYou can’t find The Most High in a weed spotNeither does He dwell in bottles of whiskey shotsI’m an heir to The KingdomBrother, so when you see me, you see GodCall it blasphemy, even Jesus did itAccording to pharisees, compromising His teachingsI’m moved by faith only and not by feelingsImagine life with no Christ in it, so not prettyI’m dining in the courts of father Abraham (yeah!)I’m who The Lord says I amBeholding His features straight outta scripturesBorn of water and Spirit, I fit that descriptionRighteously I sway to the gold plated cityI’m never disadvantaged, Holy Spirit with me (yeah!)(Repeat chorus)VERSE 2.The most critically acclaimedI am invincibly burning in flamesIncredible fluid is flowing in my veinsThe blueprint plan is seated in my brainJesus say “the works I do you sef go do better”I dey nack like all the time, me sef na all weatherRoboCop mcee, my armour all metalYou can’t fizzle me out, I’m hard like tough leatherNo, like raw diamond, crude rhymingMe and the other guys we no be equal, mehn no place for hyphenThey win some and they lose someBut me ma, I win all and I lose noneI’m making milli, not a milli like Ateke TomYour little drizzles not enough to match my desert stormTry me, and I hit you up with the spiritual, lyricalFor being deep in perfection, I’m a criminal… (Raaaahh!)Chorus:Like Father like sonTell em’ where I’m fromLike Father like sonTell em’ where I’m fromYou know like Father like son oWhen they askin’ I’ma tell em’ where I’m from oI’m on some Holy Ghost promoLike Father like son