"Then soon a man emerged, in tune with the planet Earth/
He made a move to Johannesburg/
Under the dark sky/
He realized being free would cost him his life due to the apartheid/"
Rakim turns historical facts about Nelson Mandela into a hip-hop masterpiece. This song's sick just for it's storytelling and informative nature. For people like me, who know very little about Mr. Mandela, this is education in the form of music. Check it.