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70's Blaxploitation question.

Old 01-14-03, 12:47 PM
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70's Blaxploitation question.

In the song "Be Thankful For What You Got" by William De Vaughn, in the chorus he sings the often sampled line of "Diamond in the back, sun-roof top, diggin' the scene with my gangsta lean".

My question is this: What the hell is a "diamond in the back"? I'm guessing it's referring to an automobile (maybe those old school Caddilacs with the spare wheels on the back of the car?), but I have no idea.

Any guesses?

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Old 01-15-03, 03:29 PM
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the back windows used to be covered with some type of upholstery except for one small diamond shape in the middle

good jam BTW
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