R. Kelly Performs Nelson Mandela Tribute on Arsenio Hall Show (VIDEO)
(AllHipHop News) Yesterday (December 5th), the world lost one of the greatest advocates for international equality as former South African president Nelson Mandela passed away at the age of 95.On The Arsenio Hall Show, R. Kelly performed his 2003 song, "Soldier's Heart" (originally entitled "Front Line") in dedication to the fallen leader.
According to Hall, Kelly performed this sone "in Nelson Mandela's living room" years ago. Kelly described the performance in Mandela's living room as an "unbelievable moment":
He was very honored, you know, as I was, to be in his presence. When I started performing the song for him on his piano, man, it was an unbelievable moment for me.
Check out R. Kelly's riveting performance of "Soldier's Heart" dedicated to the late Nelson Mandela:<embed id="flashObj" width="480" height="270" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&amp;isUI=1" flashvars="videoId=2898808883001&amp;playerID=2083240979001&amp;playerKey=AQ~~,AAAB5INfSFk~,ZA-2riSxYYSN6AJK8rACrRojqLjl2ZDM&amp;domain=embed&amp;dynamicStreaming=true" base="http://admin.brightcove.com" seamlesstabbing="false" allowfullscreen="true" swliveconnect="true" allowscriptaccess="always" pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/shockwave/download/index.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash" bgcolor="#FFFFFF">