Soro Soke Werey: Meaning, Originator And Trend

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Soro Soke Werey is the latest slang that has been trending for days. However, not everyone knows the meaning, how it started to trend and the main originator of it.
NAIJASTORYHUB will be taking you on a guide; sit tight.

The new slang “soro soke werey” is actually not new to those that are very active on the popular micro blogging social network Twitter, as it was where it originated from weeks ago. Well, some as well might have seen this on people’s WhatsApp status but will be wondering what it really means.

Of recent, this slang is now trending online which a lot of folks used it but some are still confused about it since they don’t know what it really means. Actually, the slang “soro soke werey” is literally a Yoruba language, and someone from that tribe could easily translate it to English as ‘speak louder madman/woman’ but the real meaning is beyond that.

Nigerians like catching cruise on Twitter which is one of the things that makes the users come back and make the app enjoyable, ranging from their hilarious memes, savage response and many others. But for now, “soro soke werey” is currently the slang many are yet to understand but will explain to you.

Soro soke werey is actually translated to English as ‘speak louder madman/woman’ but the contextual meaning is more to that. This slang actually means take a stand and stop speaking with both side for your mouth. As in if someone is saying something and the person isn’t speaking loud enough because he/she is an hypocrite or something then the person needs to “soro soke werey”.

This slang is used for someone who is taking both side of an opposition party, like the situation who are currently in where people are protesting against SARS. Meanwhile this person is supporting SARS and also supporting people that want SARS to end. So he/she needs to “soro soke werey” as to take a stand for just one side.

What is the meaning of Soro Soke Werey?

What is the meaning of Soro Soke Werey in english.

Soro Soke Werey is a Yoruba language which simply means “Speak Louder mad man”. It’s mostly used among Nigerians on social media to catch cruise Lol.

The new slang “soro soke werey” is actually not new to those that are very active on the popular micro blogging social network Twitter, as it was where it originated from weeks ago. Well, some as well might have seen this on people’s WhatsApp status but will be wondering what it really means.

Of recent, this slang is now trending online which a lot of folks used it but some are still confused about it since they don’t know what it really means. Actually, the slang “soro soke werey” is literally a Yoruba language, and someone from that tribe could easily translate it to English as ‘speak louder madman/woman’ but the real meaning is beyond that.

The fight against Police brutality, extortion and illegal arrest has been the current situation in the country following serious protest by angry youths. The yoruba word “soro soke werey” which means speak up mad man or woman, has been one of the most used word during the protest —  It is used to call out the goverment who embezzle the nations funds.

The phrase is also used on individuals who don’t answer swifty to questions like the video above.

Originator Of Soro Soke Werey

Nollywood actress Toyin Afolayan better known as Lola Idije has been narrowed down as the originator of the slang. She shot into fame after starring as Madam Adisa in a 1995 film titled Deadly Affair.

Soro soke werey: Meaning and Originator of the slang
Originator Of Soro Soke Werey, Toyin Afolayan known as Lola Idije.

And as it trends on, Nigerian artistes have started releasing songs on the title ‘Soro Soke’, some of which are below:

Small Doctor – Soro Soke

DJ YK – Soro Soke

Afarikorodo – Soro Soke

1 Comment
  1. MADUANUSI CHIJIUCHE says

    Thanks for letting me know the real meaning of this slang
    I have been trying to get the meaning of this since I started hearing it on the internet
    Thanks I now know the meaning

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