Jay-Z dedicates 'Young Forever' to Nelson Mandela during concert

Posted Dec 10, 2013 by Layne Weiss
On Monday, December 9, Jay-Z honored the memory and legacy of Nelson Mandela by dedicating his song "Young Forever" to him on his "Magna Carta Tour."
Nelson Mandela (1918 – 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary  politician and serv...
Nelson Mandela (1918 – 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999
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During the intro of the song, Hov told the crowd at the Staples Center, "We wanna dedicate this song to Nelson Mandela," TMZ reports.
Jay-Z also paid tribute to Madiba at his San Diego show, HipHopDX reports.
"You can do any mothafuckin' thing you set your mind to," Jay said, explaining that Mandela is an example of triumph through struggle."
Mandela, an iconic leader who fought against apartheid, and helped change South Africa, creating a "Rainbow Nation," died Thursday, December 5.
On Tuesday, December 10, world leaders gathered to praise and honor Mr. Mandela.