[Sample] [Shirley Bassey] Diamonds are forever They're all I need to please me. They can't stimulate and tease me. They won't leave in the night, Have no fear that they might desert me. [Chorus] Diamonds are forever (forever forever) [Kanye West] Throw ya diamonds in the sky if ya feel the vibe! Diamonds are forever (forever forever) The ROC is still alive every time I rhyme. Forever ever? Forever ever? Ever, ever? Ever, ever? Ever, ever? Ever, ever? [Verse 1] [Kanye West] Good morning, this ain't Vietnam Still people lose hands, legs, arms for real. Little was known of Sierra Leone And how they connect to the diamonds we own. And when I speak of the diamonds in this song, I ain't talk about the ones that be glowin, I'm talking about Roc-a-fella--my home. My chain, these ain?t conflict diamonds, Is they Jacob? don't lie to me man. I feel a part of me sayin keep shinin How? When I know what a blood diamonds Though it's thousands of miles away, Sierra Leone connect to what we go through today. Over here it's a drug trade, we die from drugs. Over there, they die from what we buy from drugs. The diamonds, the chains, the braces, 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 your whole life tryin' to get that ice. Call a baller up B, 'You look so nice'. How could something so wrong make me feel so right? Right?! Before I beat myself up like Ike, You can still throw your Rocafella diamond tonight, cuz, [Chorus] [Verse 2] [Kanye West] People askin' me if I'm gon' give my chain back That'll be the 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 What's up with you and Jay, man, are y'all ok man?! [Jigga] Yup, I got it from here, K, damn. The chain, the man, the game is intact The name is mine I'll take the blame for that. The pressure is on, but guess who ain't gona crack Hahaha. Pardon me, I had to laugh at that! How could you falter, when you 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 nuffn to me. Difficult takes a day, impossible takes a week. I do this in my sleep. I sell kilos of coke. I'm guessin' I can sell CDs I'm not a business man, I'm a business, maan. And I handle my business, damn! Kanyezey, you got me. Freeway, then Foxy. Wykeeze, Teairra Mari, Peedi 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 could 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 in the wear sayin exactly what I've been saying practically my whole career. A diamond is forever and I'll be mining this forever And now the Louis Vuitton Don coming, couldn't be better. People lined up to see the Titanic sinking Instead, we rose from the ashes like a phoenix. If you waitin' for the end of this dynasty sign, It'll seem like forever is a mighty long time. [Forever...] Yo, bitches. Hahahaha. (Aaaay!) G'night!