Nelson Mandela and Apartheid in Hip Hop

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  • Nelson Mandela
  • Rakim, Nelson Madela
  • Run-DMC, Nelson Mandela
  • 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

Artists United Against Apartheid: "Sun City" (1985)

At the height of the anti-apartheid movement, Run-DMC joined in this mega collabo of musicians. "We're rockers and rappers united and strong," the duo began the song. "We're hear to talk about South Africa, we don’t like what’s going on."

(Photo: Manhattan Records)