"Diamond in the Back" is a single released from the album Chicken-n-Beer by Ludacris. It is based on William DeVaughn's "Be Thankful for What You Got" and samples it heavily in the southern chopped & screwed format. It is produced by DJ Paul & Juicy J of Three Six Mafia. This was Ludacris's first single to not hit the Billboard Hot 100's Top 40 and the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks's Top 20.
"Diamond in the Back" peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 at #94. On the Hot Rap/R&B chart it reached #51.  Lupe Fiasco has also freestyled over this instrumental.
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