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One of the greatest leaders of modern times, Nelson Mandela, passed away Thursday afternoon at the age of 95. The revolutionary, politician, and former President of South Africa lost a well-documented long battle with illness. A transformative figure in world history, Mandela was remembered by various celebrities on various social media platforms moments after current South African president Jacob Zuma confirmed the tragic news.

Beyoncé, Rihanna, Nas, Justin Timberlake, Q-Tip, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, John Legend, Ludacris, Kelly Rowland, Busta Rhymes, LL Cool J, and more sent their prayers, wishes, and memories to Mandela on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and in Jay Z’s case his Life and Times website.

“It always seems impossible until it is done.” – Nelson Mandela

Thank you.

Rest In PEACE.

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