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M.I.A.:Paper Planes (Diplo Street Remix) Lyrics

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❶All I wanna do is [blam blam blam blam] and a [ka-ching] And take your money.

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When the video for "Paper Planes" premiered on MTV in late , the gunshots were censored, replaced in the mix—against M. Something similar happened when M. All I wanna do is [blam blam blam blam] and a [ka-ching] And take your money. Brixton, a working-class suburb located just south of London, played a leading role in lateth-century Britain's struggles over race, immigration, and urban decay.

In the s, Brixton became a mostly-Black enclave as thousands of immigrants poured into the area, especially from British West Indian colonies like Jamaica and Trinidad. By the late s, the city had become the scene of ferocious tension between Black residents and white authorities. In , heavy-handed police efforts to crack down on street crime on Brixton's main street, Railton Road, touched off widespread rioting.

Hundreds of people were injured and dozens of buildings were burned. Railton Road became known as "The Frontline," as if Brixton were at war with the rest of the country. Rioting erupted in Brixton again in both and ; today, the city remains the heart of London's Afro-Caribbean immigrant community and ground zero in Britain's struggle to reinvent itself as a multiracial society. Even before the first Brixton riots occurred in , the city's widespread racial tension, poverty, and social discontentment were evident enough to inspire the Clash to record " The Guns of Brixton ," which borrowed a reggae beat and the iconography of the cult-favorite film The Harder They Come from Brixton's predominantly Jamaican culture.

The song's grim message, recorded in , sounded prophetic when the riots erupted just two years later:. When they kick out your front door How you gonna come? With your hands on your head? Or on the trigger of your gun? When the law break in How you gonna go? Shot down on the pavement? Or waiting in death row? The Clash, as flag-bearers for a certain engaged left-wing political sensibility within the British punk movement, became revered icons for many progressive musicians…like M.

Here the lyrics first mimic a common children's rhyme—"sticks and stones may break my bones"—but then take a very different turn. Words may never hurt you, but "weed and bombs" or is it bongs? As in the chorus, M. Just like the gunshots in the chorus, this line was censored on MTV. With that postmodern sensibility in mind, here are a few of our ideas about the many layers of meaning at play in "Paper Planes.

The first hint of that comes in the song's first notes, which are borrowed directly from the intro to the Clash's hit "Straight to Hell. In the song's powerful final verse, Strummer's sneering lyrics cast such harsh treatment of immigrants as a nearly universal phenomenon: There ain't no need for ya There ain't no need for ya Go straight to hell boy Go straight to hell boy Can you cough it up loud and strong?

The immigrants they wanna sing all night long It could be anywhere Most likely could be any frontier, any hemisphere No man's land There ain't no asylum here King Solomon he never lived 'round here Straight to hell boys Go straight to hell boys. The Clash occupied a position within the British punk movement similar to M. While the Sex Pistols were screaming about "Anarchy in the UK," the Clash were rallying to the defense of Jamaican immigrants, condemning police brutality, and naming records after Nicaraguan guerilla fighters.

In a interview, M. But not being so. Because, by the time you've finished working a hour shift, you're so tired you just want to get home to the family. I don't think immigrants are that threatening to society at all. They're just happy they've survived some war somewhere.

As powerful as this explanation for the lyrics of "Paper Planes" may be, there are other potential meanings at play here as well. It was never made clear exactly why the U. Rumors swirled that her ties to her father who had been involved with the Tamil Tigers separatist movement—a movement that sometimes employed terroristic tactics—during Sri Lanka's civil war had set off red alarms on some terror watch list.

I fly like paper, get high like planes If you catch me at the border all da visas in my name If you come around here, I make 'em all day I get one dime in a second if you wait I fly like paper, get high like planes If you catch me at the border all da visas in my name If you come around here, I make 'em all day I get one dime in a second if you wait Sometimes I been sitting on trains Every stop I get 'till I'm clocking my game Everyone's a winner we're making our fame Bonafide hustler making my name Sometimes I been sitting on trains Every stop I get 'till I'm clocking my game Everyone's a winner we're making our fame Bonafide hustler making my name All I wanna do is Bang bang bang bang!

And a Kkkaaaa ching! And take ya money All I wanna do is Bang bang bang bang! And take ya money Hollywood skulls and bones Sticks and stones and weed and bones Running when we hit 'em Lethal poison for da system Hollywood skulls and bones Sticks and stones and weed and bones Running when we hit 'em Lethal poison for da system No one on the corner has swagga like cuz Hit me on my banner prepaid wireless We pack and deliver like ups trucks Already going hard just pumping that gas No one on the corner has swagga like cuz Hit me on my banner prepaid wireless We pack and deliver like ups trucks Already goin hard just pumpin' that gas All I wanna do is Bang bang bang bang!

And take ya money M. Third world democracy Yeah, I got more records than the K. So, uh, no funny business You are already are! And a Kkkaaa ching! And take ya money. Lyrics taken from http: If this song really means something special to you, describe your feelings and thoughts. Don't hesitate to explain what songwriters and singer wanted to say. Also we collected some tips and tricks for you:. Add song structure elements. Music Facts about M. This song promotes terrorism, cos it's sung by a supporter of terrorism itself.

I live in Sri Lanka and our country is torn by ltte terrorists for 25yrs. She's a great supporter of their murderous cause. They have been killing innocent civilians and damaging property. They're the only terror group that killed state leaders make it 2 state leaders.

The ones who introduced suicide bombs and car bombs. One of many source of income for them are bribes from tamil illegal immigrants in developed countries. I am not surprised that she sings violent lyrics.

That's the nature of terrorism.

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