Nelson Mandela and Apartheid in Hip Hop

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  • Kool G Rap, Nelson Mandela
  • Public Enemy, Nelson Mandela
  • Chubb Rock, Nelson Mandela
  • Stetsasonic, Nelson Mandela
  • Queen Latifah, Nelson Mandela
  • Common, Nelson Mandela
  • Cassidy, Nelson Mandela
  • Game, Nelson Mandela
  • Jadakiss, Nelson Mandela
  • Dj Khaled, Nelson Mandela
  • Nelson Mandela
  • Rakim, Nelson Madela
  • Run-DMC, Nelson Mandela

Chubb Rock: "The Chubbster" (1991)

Chubb shouted out the freedom fighter (and his ANC comrad) in this '91 club banger, saying, "Nelson Madela is a fellow I consider to be true blue / Long live the ANC [and] Walter Sisulu.”

(Photo: Al Pereira/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)