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Kanye West - Diamonds

by ebreilly

The song contains a sample of the theme song for the 1971 James Bond film, Diamonds Are Forever as performed by Shirley Bassey.

These songs would be meaningless if we did not recognize its references to those who came before. And it says something about the ethics within this community that the songwriter acknowledges the beats he sampled.

This is an example of remix in Flows of Reading -

Diamonds from Sierra Leone

Kanye West’s video for his song about the ethics of the diamond trade, Diamonds from Sierra Leone.

from Album: Late Registration (2005)
Creator: Kanye West
Distributor: Kanye West, Jon Brion, Devon Harris
Posted by ebreilly