All I wanna do is *Bang Bang Bang Bang*
And *Click* *Ka-Ching*
And take your money

M.I.A. - Paper Planes lyrics meaning

Meaning

M.I.A. has explained that the chorus was inspired by a thought she had whilst taking a walk in her Brooklyn neighbourhood.

I was going to get patties at my local and just thinking that really the worst thing that anyone can say [to someone these days] is some shit like: "What I wanna do is come and get your money." People don’t really feel like immigrants or refugees contribute to culture in any way. That they’re just leeches that suck from whatever. So in the song I say "All I wanna do is [sound of gun shooting and reloading, cash register opening] and take your money.

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