Pound-for-pound costs more than gold

from Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five – White Lines (Don't Do It) Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

No longer true!

This was a true statement when this song came out, but at it’s current price (an all-time high), gold is hovering around $1200/ounce, while an ounce of coke is $500 (I’ve heard..)

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