Nelson Mandela’s life story is a testament to the power of the human spirit and one man’s ability to change the world by standing up for what he believed in.
Mandela has made a huge impact on the world. A true leader and inspiration to people everywhere. When your reference has made it into music by some of the biggest hip-hop artists out, you’ve truly impacted live across the globe Mandela may be gone but his work and memory live on, especially in these hip-hop songs. Mandela is definitely one of the most celebrated icons of our time and it’s not surprising to note that he has been cited in a lot of Hip-Hop songs. Here is a short list of some of the most memorable tracks.
The Game – Letter To The King
“Letter To The King” is a musical tribute to civil rights leaders like Nelson Mandela and several others. The Game was probably referring to the abuse Mandela endured while being in prison for 27 years.
Kendrick Lamar- Mortal Man
“The ghost of Mandela, hope my flows they propel it Let these words be your earth and moon you consume every message As I lead this army make room for ”