I got the birds on the wire like I know I Wood

from Talib Kweli – Turnt Up Lyrics on Rap Genius


Multiple meanings:

1) He has gotten someone on the phone to discuss the sale of the drugs mentioned in the previous lines, like expected. (A bird = a kilo of Cocaine)

2) Possible reference to the classic TV Show The Wire, which revolves around cops who try to catch drug dealers by tapping into their conversations.

3) And finally, literally birds on street wires.

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