Diamond in the Back

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"Diamond in the Back"
Diamond in the Back.jpg
Single by Ludacris
from the album Chicken-n-Beer
Released May 11, 2004
Format CD single
Recorded 2003
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:12
Label Disturbing tha Peace, Def Jam[1]
Songwriter(s) Bridges, Paul Beauregard, William Devaughn, Jordan Houston
Producer(s) DJ Paul, Juicy J
Ludacris singles chronology
"Yeah!"
(2004)
"Diamond in the Back"
(2004)
"Break Bread"
(2004)
"Yeah!"
(2004)
"Diamond in the Back"
(2004)
"Break Bread"
(2004)

"Diamond in the Back" is the fifth and final 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.

Performance[edit]

"Diamond in the Back" peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 at #94. On the Hot Rap/R&B chart it reached #51.[2] Lupe Fiasco has also freestyled over this instrumental.

Chart positions[edit]

Charts Peak
Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 94
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 51
U.S. Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 40

Composers[edit]

  • Beauregard,
  • P./Devaughn,
  • W./Houston,
  • J./Bridges, C.[1]
  • R./Moody,

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chicken and Beer". Archived from the original on 2007-03-09. Retrieved 2006-12-04. 
  2. ^ "51 and 64 on the charts". Retrieved 2006-12-04. 

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