Kanye West – Diamonds From Sierra Leone

Kanye West Video Score: 4 / five

  • By Aeghamedic, December 18, 2014 @ 3:05 pm

    Dammit, Kanye. Quoting yourself at the beginning of your own music video.

  • By Ariues(The Real Santa, Bitches), December 18, 2014 @ 3:59 pm

    one of the most underrated singles in rap history. Kanye West should be
    known for this

  • By Michael Ncube, December 18, 2014 @ 4:34 pm

    It think the video Is very relevant…The video it’s self shows the
    awareness of seirra Leone but what Kanye raps about is the vanity we all
    caught up and build to see where are wealth comes from the evil means used
    to get it because we all caught in vanity 

  • By Iran Lievanos, December 18, 2014 @ 5:07 pm

    THIS is why Kanye is the greatest artist of all time.

  • By Alkimo Morgen, December 18, 2014 @ 5:37 pm

    Why can’t he create some meaningful lyrics? This was a golden opportunity
    to become a meaningful rapper but he raps about nothing at all

  • By Aceprocta, December 18, 2014 @ 6:19 pm

    lol I think he’s saying white people was the worst thing that ever happened
    to Africa 

  • By Katsuhiro Tsuchiya, December 18, 2014 @ 6:26 pm

    YEAH………… 

  • By Area Manos Fuertes Y Exitosas Baez, December 18, 2014 @ 7:23 pm

    think about the people who are slaves by terrorism fear and threat i gram
    of a blood pure diamond is twice as expensive then cheap machine diamond
    the true

  • By Monique Treasure, December 18, 2014 @ 7:50 pm

    Iran you r a 100% right. PPL need to be more aware of the fact that a
    rapper cant just drop conscious lyrics (and am not say this is not
    conscious) about Europeans exploiting sierra leone for diamonds. He must
    use clever little hints to bring across that message and the ones he used
    were pretty clever. Before you criticize how many other rappers are trying
    to bring across conscious messages. Not a lot!! I think he deserve a round
    of applause because he could have ignored it.
    ‘You gotta love it though somebody still speaks from his soul
    And wouldn’t change by the change, or the game, or the fame,
    When he came, in the game, he made his own lane’ Kanye. One of the best
    lyrics I ever heard.

  • By TheAsianpage, December 18, 2014 @ 8:02 pm

    Fact: this album “late registration” put him $ 600,000 in debt after
    clearing so many samples 

  • By gabe morton, December 18, 2014 @ 8:06 pm

    the remix is way better

  • By Steven Cruz, December 18, 2014 @ 8:41 pm

    Remember when kanye made songs like this.

  • By James Richards, December 18, 2014 @ 9:00 pm

    Most hypocritical rapper of all time.

  • By Peter M, December 18, 2014 @ 9:20 pm

    Best song off Yeezus!

  • By Shaquille Joseph, December 18, 2014 @ 9:44 pm

    Old Kanye – Diamonds From Sierra Leone
    New Kanye – Blkkk Skkkn Head
    Prefer the old Kanye tbh

  • By kickodude, December 18, 2014 @ 10:36 pm

    This was before the movie Blood Diamond, just so everyone knows

  • By Daisy Velasquez, December 18, 2014 @ 11:25 pm

    This song is tha shit

  • By hi im matty, December 18, 2014 @ 11:54 pm

    We got a sheet of paper in class today with one of Kanye’s verse’s from
    this song on it. It was in georgraphy and we’re learning about the Blood
    Diamond Mining Industry.

  • By Jata Tas, December 19, 2014 @ 12:30 am

    It is just another cheap rap cover. He has just taken a great song, turned
    it into trash and tries to make it seem as if it contains an important
    message. Typical rap garbage. 

  • By Obbyb1, December 19, 2014 @ 1:04 am

    “When he came into the game, he his own lane” This is Kanye West in a
    nutshell. Shame I don’t like where he ended up but there is no denying he
    does what HE does and not what everyone else is doing.

  • By Summer Inside, December 19, 2014 @ 1:41 am

    I remember getting fired by an online magazine then some know nothing
    writes an article about rappers getting out raped on their own songs.
    Anyways. I dont think you can throw your rockafeller diamonds tonight kanye

  • By Jerremii Lewis Stanley, December 19, 2014 @ 2:26 am

    Vintage 1954 off white egg yoke. the Porsche is CAYMAN twin turbo I forgot
    more shit then u two is 1954 300 SL VINTAGE 3ERCEDEZBEN(Z)ARRICARI DOORS
    THE NISSAN MOTTO SHE SOUND LIKE U TRYNEN TO iwill hemi she born on the 3 OF
    Judas E IS the 5.7 of ALPHA ORTEGA i mean omage what they call it a pledge
    I E3 OR MORE IZ PiRuu

  • By Bob Johnson, December 19, 2014 @ 2:45 am

    This video used to scare the shit out of me when I was a child. 

  • By Takeoffloc Loc, December 19, 2014 @ 3:38 am

    Africa got them diamonds haters that’s our history kings an queens. .know
    your history if u have one

  • By Xavier Runcie, December 19, 2014 @ 4:15 am

    Why does this song feel like it should be the theme song for a James Bond
    movie?

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