Musical Tributes to Nelson Mandela

“It Is Music and Dancing That Makes Me at Peace With the World” - Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, "the last of the twentieth century's national liberators", was one of very few figures in out history to have had such a great influence. Many of those influenced were musicians from all walks of life who found different ways to pay tribute to Mandela during the time he served in prison and the years that followed. Today we lost an Icon and here at Afromuzik we would like to share ten of our favorite musical tributes to Nelson Mandela:

1. Johnny Clegg (with Nelson Mandela) - Asimbonanga

2. Hugh Masekela - Mandela (Bring Him Back Home)

3. Special AKA - Free Nelson Mandela (TOTP)

4. Lucky Dube - House of Exile

5. Brenda Fassie - Black President

6. Vusi Mahlaseli - When You Came Home

7. UB40 - Sing Our Own Song (Free Mandela Concert)

8. Tracy Chapman - Talkin 'Bout A Revolution (1988 Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute Concert)

9. Youssou N'Dour - Nelson Mandela

10. Barrington Levy - Mandela Free

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