Add Explanation
Add Meaning
$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Kanye West Feat. Jay-Z – Diamonds From Sierra Leone (Remix) lyrics

{Diamonds are forever
They are all I need to please me
They can't stimulate or tease me
They won't leave in the night
I've no fear that they might
Desert me
Diamonds are forever}

Throw ya diamonds in the sky
If you feel the vibe
The roc is still alive
Everytime I rhyme
For ever ever? For ever ever? Ever ever?
Ever ever? Ever ever? Ever ever? Ever ever?

Good morning, this ain't Vietnam still
People lose hands, legs, arms for real
Little was known of Sierra Leone
And how it connect to the diamonds we own

When I speak of diamonds in this song
I ain't talkin' bout the ones that be glowin'
I'm talkin' bout Rocafella, my home, my chain
These ain't conflict diamonds, is they Jacob?
Don't lie to me man

See, a part of me sayin' keep shinin'
How? When I know of the blood diamonds
Though it's thousands of miles away
Sierra Leone connect to what we go through today

Over here, it's the drug trade, we die from drugs
Over there, they die from what we buy from drugs
The diamonds, the chains, the bracelets, the charmses
I thought my Jesus piece was so harmless
'Til I seen a picture of a shorty armless
And here's the conflict

It's in a black person's soul to rock that gold
Spend ya whole life tryna get that ice
On a polar rugby it look so nice
How could somethin' so wrong make me feel so right? Right?
'Fore I beat myself up like Ike
You could still throw ya Rocafella diamond tonight, because
{Diamonds are forever}

Throw ya diamonds in the sky
If you feel the vibe
The roc is still alive
Everytime I rhyme
For ever ever? For ever ever? Ever ever?
Ever ever? Ever ever? Ever ever? Ever ever?

People askin' me is I'm gon' give my chain back?
That'll be the same day I give the game back
You know the next question dog, “Yo, where Dame at?”
This track the Indian dance to bring our reign back
Wassup wit you and Jay man, are ya'll okay man?

Yep! I got it from here Kay, damn!
The chain remains, the gang is intact
The name is mine, I'll take blame for that
The pressure's on, but guess who ain't gon' crack?
Pardon me I had to laugh at that

How could you falter when you're the Rock of Gibraltar?
I had to get off the boat so I could walk on water
This ain't no tall order, this is nothin' to me
Difficult takes a day, impossible takes a week

I do this in my sleep
I sold Kilos of coke
I'm guessin' I can sell cd's
I'm not a business man, I'm a business, man
Let me handle my business, damn!

Kanyeez you got me, Freeway to Foxy
Yg', Teairra Mari, Petey watch me
Bleek could be one hit away his whole career
As long as I'm alive, he's a millionaire

And even if I die, he's in my will somewhere
So he can just kick back and chill somewhere, oh yeah
He don't even have to write rhymes
The dynasty like my money last three lifetimes

Shirley Bassey was in the rear sayin' exactly
What I was sayin' practically my whole career
The diamond is forever, I been mindin' this forever
Now the Louis Vuitton, Don's timin' couldn't be better

People lined up to see the Titanic sinkin'
Instead we rose from the ash like a phoenix
If you waitin' for the end, the dynasty signed
And what seemed like forever is a mighty long time

I'm young bitches
Goodnight!



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/k/kanye_west_feat_jay_z/diamonds_from_sierra_leone_remix.html

  • Email
  • Correct

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      This page is missing some information about the song. Please expand it to include this information. You can help by uploading artist's image, adding song structure elements, writing song meaning or creating lyrics explanation.

      Featuredlyrics

      Explain

      [an error occurred while processing the directive]