As has made news headlines worldwide, revered statesman and political activist Nelson Mandela passed away today at age 95.
Leaving behind an unsurpassable legacy, the former South African president’s influence can be felt and seen affront the social media handles of many-a-politician and celeb who left kind words on behalf of the fallen politician.
Tuck in below to see the outpour of condolences of Rihanna, Ludacris, Kelly Rowland, John Legend, Janelle Monae, and so many more:
Rihanna: One of the greatest men who’s ever lived!!! #Legend We will never forget the things this man has taught us, and we will never truly comprehend the level of strength that it took for him to endure many of his years!! Thank you #Mandela
The-Dream: So much was Done, so much was Earned I can and will always look up to a King like you! Inspired all of us!
Elle Varner: I knew this day was coming but it doesn’t make it any easier……RIP my hero Madiba and thank you for your contribution to us all
Kelly Rowland: wow. #RIPNelsonMandela
K. Michelle: R.I.P Mr. Mandela
Dawn Richard: RIP #NelsonMandela …. Truly a beautiful spirit and an incredible leader..
The Game: I break from my #CeaseFire campaign to honor one of the greatest Leaders of our time in his demise. Nelson Mandela died today at the age of 95 years old. Your legacy will forever be remembered. Rest is Paradise KING.
LL Cool J: Nelson Mandela. What a difference one person can make. #RestEternally
Janelle Monáe: 1 of the most important&greatest individuals to walk on this Earth. Nelson Mandela. He walked the walk. He was 4 THE PEOPLE. NelsonMandela.
Busta Rhymes: 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
Marsha Ambrosius: R.I.P Nelson Mandela. Prayers and love to all. This great man will be missed NEVER FORGOTTEN!!! A true hero!!!
John Legend: What a heroic, beautiful life Mandela lived. Rest in peace.
Aubrey O’Day: Feel blessed 2 have met #NelsonMandela ..such an incredible contributor 2 humanity. He taught me that true dignity is precious beyond words!
Jessie J: Nelson Mandela showed and acted out in front of the world what the true meaning of “fight for what you believe in” is! Thank you for giving humanity your humbling spirit everyday until the very end. I am so happy thatone day my future children will learn about you as a genuine leader of love and peace. An example to all. You are an angel. ❤️ R.I.P
Rick Ross: RIP NELSON MANDELA
Tinie Tempah: Your story will continue to inspire generations may your soul rest in perfect peace. R.I.P Nelson Mandela
Ludacris: Honored that I had a chance to meet this amazing influential being & to participate in his 46664 Aids benefit concert in South Africa. You will live on thru your work for eternity.