Diamonds from Sierra Leone (OG Mix) by Kanye West

Watching the Throne: A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West

By New School Critics

Diamonds from Sierra Leone (OG Mix) by Kanye West

Thursday, 18 March

When Complex ranked Kanye West's best verses, they had a surprising take for their #1 slot: the second verse of Diamonds of Sierra Leone. And no, not the remix—the OG mix. And Chris and Travis see why. On today's episode, they dissect the original mix of Diamonds, and how the song served as the foundation for the remixed version that exists on Late Registration. If you'd like to hear the show ad-free, then support us over on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/KanyePodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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