Sad news today, as it has been confirmed that former South African President Nelson Mandela passed away today as a result of lung infection.
After hearing of the tragic news, many artists took to Twitter to express their regards for Mandela and his family:
sad to see the passing of a great man. RIP Nelson Mandela
— Armin van Buuren (@arminvanbuuren) December 5, 2013
Thank you Nelson Mandela. All the best on your transition.
— Nasir Jones (@Nas) December 5, 2013
Rest in Paradise Mr. Nelson Mandela. Peaceful transition. Love & Light to All of Africa & Supporters Worldwide. #Mandela
— Ghostface Killah (@GhostfaceKillah) December 5, 2013
~ R.I.P. to @NelsonMandela ~
— DāM-FЦПK (@DaMFunK) December 5, 2013
Nelson Mandela. What a difference one person can make. #RestEternally
— LL COOL J (@llcoolj) December 5, 2013
R.I.P. Nelson Mandela
— The Who (@TheWho) December 5, 2013
Free Nelson Mandela! Nelson Mandela Is Free. #Respect
— Questlove Jenkins (@questlove) December 5, 2013
Nelson Mandela – JAH BLESS
— Damian Marley (@damianmarley) December 5, 2013
RIP Mandela. Prayers for my Aunt V.
— Bun B (@BunBTrillOG) December 5, 2013
RIP NELSON MANDELA
— Mastermind (@rickyrozay) December 5, 2013
RIP 2 ONE OF OUR LAST TRULY GREAT KINGS AND GOD OF OUR UNIVERSE, THE LATE GREAT NELSON MANDELA!!! I WILL 4EVER LOVE U GREAT MAN & GREAT MIND
— Busta Rhymes (@BustaRhymes) December 5, 2013
A true fighter in every sense of the word… MANDELA!
— QTip (@QtipTheAbstract) December 5, 2013
Our prayers go out to Mandela’s family, friends and the beautiful country of South Africa. Rest in Peace to a true hero.