Album: Birds of Prey: The Album (2019)

Songfacts®:

  • Megan Thee Stallion & Normani recorded "Diamonds" for the 2020 Birds of Prey movie. The superhero film stars Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, a frequent accomplice and lover of the Joker. The DC Comics franchise sees Quinn linking up with the likes of Batgirl, Poison Ivy and Catwoman, so naturally the soundtrack is also female-focused.
  • Megan raps the two verses of the flex anthem, during which she plays off the Harley Quinn character.

    I know how to work a gun, I don't need a range
    And I could take a hit, I ain't scared of the pain


    Normani croons the hook and bridge of the icy collab. She flaunts her rocks while sampling the Jule Styne and Leo Robin-penned "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend."

    Di-Diamonds are a girl's best friend
    Southern girl like me, I ain't afraid to catch a case
  • Megan and Normani co-penned the song along with frequent Ariana Grande collaborator Tayla Parx and Babyface co-writer Kameron Glasper. Parx also co-wrote Normani's hit duet with Khalid, "Love Lies."
  • The song's music video features shots from Birds of Prey alongside shots of Megan and Normani beating up hordes of bad guys.

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