Item 2202 - A tribute song for Nelson Mandela by Apollo Diablo

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ZA COM MR-T-7-4-2202


A tribute song for Nelson Mandela by Apollo Diablo


  • 2020-05-07 (Creation)

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Arts, Culture and Sports related named after/dedicated to Mandela

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Email received from Apollo Diablo

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A tribute song for Nelson Mandela by legendary rap icon Apollo Diablo.

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Freedom was a dream that seemed like an illusion
Everynight they slept they'd dream revolution
The teachers proffersors
Speakin for the oppressor
They said the colour of ur skin makes u lesser
But young Nelson he never bought it
At a fort hare before he studied to be a lawyer
But He got kicked out of the school
Cos the students were protestin minority rule
Highly respected in the youth league
inspired them when he talked about being free
Fire in eyes and like marcus garvey
Passion in his voice like Bob Marley
Round about the same time that he met Winnie
they had two daughters, zenani and zinzdi
A young couple fightin one struggle
We jus want freedom we don't want trouble

Standin on the Doc the Rivonia Trial
Excpected to bow to Colonial Power
I don't why know why the hell they call me a terrorist
Cos life under your rule is so perilous
We don't follow ur laws cos they are prejudice
Equal in Gods in eyes we were made to be
This is the philosophy of the of the ANC
Proceeded to make the greatest speech
Picture 30 years locked from your family
Tryna maintain not lose your sanity
Same time still havin faith in humanity
The dream of freedom hopin it will be reality

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Description prepared on 2020-05-17 by Myeka, Zandile




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