Remembering Mandela: Nas Recalls Seeing Nelson Mandela in New York City With His Mother

Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 6:00 AM by User 2 Comments

Artists, photographers, musicians, and more celebrated the annual Art Basel in Miami last weekend. Nas was in attendance to perform at The Pulse Art Fair hosted by Hennessy and The FADER Magazine and allowed guests the opportunity to view a collection of work from five iconic photographers who's work embody the Hennessy mantra “Never stop. Never settle.”

During the evening Nas stopped for an interview with The to honor and celebrate the life of South African Activist, Nelson Mandela, who passed away at the age of 95 years old the same day. Nas shares his admiration for Mandela as well as his memory of going to see him in New York when he was younger with his mother, after the activist was released from prison.

Nas continues the interview discussing his love for the city of Miami, his new business ventures, including Mass Appeal and technology investments, as well as his plans for the future.

Watch The Interview Here


  1. Jewel avatar

    On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 4:18 AM, Jewel said:


  2. Haitian Bell avatar

    On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 4:48 PM, Haitian Bell said:

    Peace King

    I'm one of those people who are working to improve the world, its my purpose on this earth and honestly I love doing it. Its hard healing our youth, the struggle to get people really committed to the empowerment of the youth. I genuinely love you and the work that you do. I know are paths will meet and join under the right conditions and the Most Highs Grace. When that time comes I will be ready with my project and we can be complimentary to our purposes. We can reach the next steps together.
    Father Mandela is 4ever alive his body is gone to rest however his spirit and legacy lives for ever.

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