The pound is stronger than the dollar, holla

from Sway UK – Hype Boys Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Sway used to make this currency comparison a lot, suggesting a superiority in skill of UK hip hop in comparison to its US counterpart. Hypocritically, he went to sign with Akon’s label, and his music has been nowhere near as good since

WAY TO SELL OUT TO UNCLE SAM!

Besides, in this economy, the pound and the dollar are approaching parity!

Check out an early remix of Thief’s Theme to get a good sense of Sway’s early brilliance

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