Five Questionable Musical Tributes To Nelson Mandela

As recognized by the United Nations, today is Mandela Day, honoring the birthday of the beloved South African president, humanitarian, and all-around badass Nelson Mandela, who turns 93. Mandela is a living legend, leader, hero and inspiration on par with Gandhi, FDR, and Ted "Theodore" Logan. His quest for equality and peace has made him an icon for non-douchebaggery the world over, and we are unlikely to see his better any time soon.

It's only appropriate that a man like Mandela should receive accolades from a variety of musical sources, but frankly, Rocks Off think the man has by gypped harder than an Enron stockholder. Surely he deserves better than...

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Jef Rouner (not cis, he/him) is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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