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Maya HuntaA funny video for a Friday evening. The song is called ‘Ekaette‘ and is by Maye Hunta.
When the song started, was wondering what he was crooning so seriously about. Only to discover its a song about him engaging in ‘amorous relations’ with his househelp. Though funny, some interesting social commentary as well. Till date, still hear numerous stories of men engaging in inappropriate behaviour with their household staff…
Will love to hear what you think about this!
Watch out for Maye Hunta’s new album ‘MayeFestation’. Coming Soon

35 Comments

  1. dlapikin

    November 6, 2009 at 8:33 pm

    I’ve been smiling though out the song… funny and sounds good!

  2. Nneka

    November 6, 2009 at 11:37 pm

    GOSH! This song is the bomb! It’s so freaking funny and can get you fired at work….for laughing out (tooooo) loud.

    On a serious note: The Ekaette here is pretty hot o. In reality, any woman that invites such a comparably pretty ‘housegirl’ into her home is looking for yawa (trouble). On the other hand, dogs will be dogs; doesn’t really matter what the bitch looks like.

  3. Yetunde

    November 7, 2009 at 1:01 am

    This is flipping hilarious lolololololo as in it’s like all serious sounding, but mehn this had me rolling lol! Nice JAMM

  4. mayowalulu

    November 7, 2009 at 2:15 am

    OMGGG!!!!!!!!!!!! i love the endd! looool! this is too funny! but it happens

  5. Tosin

    November 7, 2009 at 2:54 am

    saw this on Nigerzie yday..lol…mad song eh…

  6. vickky

    November 7, 2009 at 3:40 am

    nice song but seriously unfunny theme. and why is every housegirl called Ekaette?

  7. na me

    November 7, 2009 at 3:57 am

    LOL!!!!!!!!!!! too funny 🙂

  8. Mii2

    November 7, 2009 at 6:19 am

    It’s good and Very Funny

  9. ld

    November 7, 2009 at 8:30 am

    Its a -ve stereotype of calabar girls being housegirls… Funny song sha!

    Unfunny theme because this stuff is true. My housegirl/ actually a distant relative got preggers by the driver of another house were whe went for tailoring school. Sometimes girls from the village have this ‘Jenifa’ mentality and men just take advantage of it.

  10. Bola #1

    November 7, 2009 at 9:22 am

    LOL, is this guy kidding me…
    1st, is this guy married? probably not a good move for a song if he’s looking to get hooked

  11. Princess

    November 7, 2009 at 9:39 am

    Very nice song but the theme is insulting. I bet Akwa Ibom and calabar people won’t take this for granted, it’s quite rude. Nigerians stop with the stereotyping, it’s getting old and played out.

  12. Qees

    November 7, 2009 at 7:44 pm

    First it was IV and now this…I love his songs already

  13. gbekun

    November 7, 2009 at 9:54 pm

    for real men, dogs will always be dogs. hope there are still some faithful men left out there

  14. kendra

    November 8, 2009 at 10:33 am

    mad video!! but to the theme,hmm, true there’s d stereotype dat most househelps r calabar – now called the housegirl syndrome. but to be honest there’s some truth in this,however there r calabar/akwa-ibom ladies doin their thg ( Emem Isong, Ini edo -e, nse, shan g,darlene b, eme akenzua- john3v3 hats owner) n we shud look at these ones n see dat akwa-cross does not only produce househelps but ppl who r making a mark in their industries
    how did dis stereotype come about in d first place?smn pls wisen me

  15. Chumsy

    November 8, 2009 at 3:51 pm

    Stereotypes will always be there, men will always be men but this song calls for women to remember that when u r in a marriage it’s not about u. We need to spend time with our men and cater 4 them in all aspects. Learn how to cook, dress well and don’t think u have arrived cos there will always be competition 4 ur man and if u don’t give him anything to look forward to in u as his wife then don’t blame him if he strays.

  16. Tabu

    November 9, 2009 at 6:13 am

    Funny song, but who in their right mind would bring in a maid hotter than them? Ekeatte is hot!!!. but i guess even if the maid is ugly men would still be men.

  17. Enyinna

    November 9, 2009 at 8:59 am

    Sweetie keep your pants on, it’s all in good fun. We love our Akwa Ibomites, ol’boy is just making music. No harm in taking humourous jabs at our little idiosycrasies.

  18. Kpakpando

    November 9, 2009 at 6:45 pm

    Am I the only one who doesn’t find this song remotely funny at all? A man is singing about cheating on his wife with a house help… I’m definitely missing the punchline.
    The song isn’t even a realistic picture of what happens to so many house helps who end pregnant by their ogas. I don’t believe that most house girls who engage in sexual relations with their ogas are seductresses who are doing so willingly. From slightly veiled threats to forceful rape, these women (and children in many cases) are abused constantly.

  19. Anya

    November 10, 2009 at 7:39 am

    As an Akwa-Cross babe, I take serious offense to this video. How dare he? Growing up in Nigeria, we have had many house-girls but none of them was even Calabar or Akwa-Ibom. What craziness is this with him making a song based on a bad stereotype?

    And that quote at the end of the song was out of place! Like “wives submit to your husbands”…blah blah…so he can screw the housemaid??! No thanks, if that is what submission means; I’m sure I’ll pass!

  20. miss b

    November 11, 2009 at 12:49 am

    abeg chill jo, its just a song oh

  21. Temi

    November 11, 2009 at 8:48 pm

    Nawa oh why are some people having a hernia..it’s just a song na..

  22. Temi

    November 11, 2009 at 8:49 pm

    Nawa oh why are some people having a hernia?? It’s just a song na..

  23. bukky

    November 12, 2009 at 12:20 am

    lol @ Hernia..but if i were Cross River or Akwa Ibom i’d take offense too…enough with the stereotype jo….as in for realz.It may just be a song but it is still propagating the stereotype…One man’s joke is another person’s hernia o!

  24. bc george

    November 12, 2009 at 1:27 pm

    yall nid to chill..its jst music…is it all ibo dat r 419 yet its d general belief..r all yorubas dirty..yet its a general belief..woteva u do in life…sum1 will have acontraryopinion.jst be urself

  25. a mon avis

    November 12, 2009 at 3:00 pm

    abeg it’s jst a song cos he said EKAETE doesn’t mean he’s trying to insult or offend any tribe……so u’d rather he said kemi, halima, or nkechi?? it cld have been any name k? ekaete jst seems suitable….lol

  26. jaybee

    November 13, 2009 at 10:01 am

    d song got me smiling too,lmaoo

  27. maye

    November 17, 2009 at 9:11 am

    Yeah, no doubt it’s could be termed as stereotypical but if you listen properly to the song more emphasis were made on the fact that Ekaette was a great cook and knew how to cater to the guy.How come when the thing is percieved as a compliment, nobody terms it stereotype. Like Calabar women can cook, or they make good partners???.It’s just a song and a name. It could have been Risika, Nneka or Amina!Ekaette just worked better!

  28. Jagwa

    November 18, 2009 at 6:59 pm

    1. the punchline is that the idiot is now remembering God- pretty simple
    2. a song about rape etc would be a bit depressing don’t u think
    3. yes some maids get abused but i assure u plenty of them abuse as well- i know countless nigerians who were sexually assaulted by their housegirls/ boys when they were minors (which by the way in 9ja is under-13) but that, like u pointed out is not what this song is about. if u want to watch something about abuse watch the movie slavemasters. this song is about an affair and parodies the way nigerians quickly turn to God when the consequences of their sins become apparant

  29. tolufash

    November 22, 2009 at 8:55 am

    guy,i love dis song so much.so funny,interesting,effective,guy u are jst a star.but hw can we get dis music in town.bcos i heard it on mtvbase.

  30. tolufash

    November 22, 2009 at 9:10 am

    haha, it is just song.4get about stereotype.dis story might not hapen 2 maye exactly bt its a true story dat is real abt lifestrip.d fact of ekaete nd calabar as d stakehero does nt mean d direct meaning of d song.dis can b tolu.funmi/lagos.guy jst keep ur head straight nd walk more cos u r a star.

  31. juliana

    November 27, 2009 at 12:37 pm

    wats up maye, i luv ur music and i think u r peng,however,i guess u have learnt from ur mistakes now and i would like to congratulate you for being brave to express urself publicly i guess ur different now and u will treat ur girlfriend or wife as u will want to be treated .keep up the good work and i will holla at u soon yh.if u wanna u cud add me on facebook as juliana banjo.safex E9 bang bang hackney 4 lyf

  32. Adam

    December 16, 2009 at 10:00 pm

    well i dont realy think there should be any corse for anger it is just a song and ekeatte just seem to be very compatable with the tune of the song.

  33. Y.M.E

    February 1, 2010 at 12:54 am

    Hmmm… funny reality – very catchy song

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  34. ms kay

    August 20, 2010 at 7:36 am

    how i lov it!

  35. Elvis thompson

    April 9, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    Hello meya, i love your musics

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