Nelson Makamo - A South African Artist Becomes a Global Phenomenon | The Daily Show

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, July 24, 2019
  • Nelson Makamo describes how he went from a small-town boy to a world-renowned artist and lays out his mission to portray Africa in a more optimistic light.

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  • Zazo Dream

    Zazo Dream

     14 days ago

    Very good interview. Beautiful art🧡

  • Falo Troy

    Falo Troy

     14 days ago

    This guy is smart and I like how cool he can speak❤🇿🇦

  • Ahmad A

    Ahmad A

     21 days ago

    The US never seen these countries becoming what they are and for so long the United States has opressed the rest of the world and made themselves the focal point in Art, Politics, Military, and now other nations are starting to show that the US is not the only human beings on this planet

  • 031papi

    031papi

     21 days ago

    🇿🇦 Drops 🎤... 🚶🏽‍♂️

  • Sarah M

    Sarah M

     21 days ago

    Trevor you look like a president... really..I hope that you will be some day..

  • Khensani Kubheka

    Khensani Kubheka

     21 days ago

    This is Amazing 👏👏 It reminds me of Steve Job's message of "connecting the dots" and Nelson used Traveling to connect the dots 🔥🔥🔥

  • Tati D

    Tati D

     28 days ago

    The pride and inspiration people feel watching their people be represented ..IS the goal

  • Mxolisi Ntsele

    Mxolisi Ntsele

     28 days ago

    Amazing work Sir Nelson. Much much much much love and respect to Trevor. We see you.

  • Noah Brad

    Noah Brad

     28 days ago

    Trevor was right about the accent😂

  • Yonatal Mengiste

    Yonatal Mengiste

     28 days ago

    I am proud to two smart outstanding africans.

  • Victor skinny fella

    Victor skinny fella

     28 days ago

    Actually.😊

  • Mizz Resilience

    Mizz Resilience

     28 days ago

    Inspiring

  • Sandra Frank

    Sandra Frank

     1 months ago

    Brilliant!

  • Hexxagon

    Hexxagon

     1 months ago

    This is really awesome!

  • tony earl

    tony earl

     1 months ago +1

    He has his initials on his jersey

  • LusiVegan

    LusiVegan

     1 months ago +2

    Malangatana was a very respected artist, from Moçambique.

  • light

    light

     1 months ago

    great

  • Chenai Sabeta-Boadi

    Chenai Sabeta-Boadi

     1 months ago

    I hate the way other continents view Africa. I have lived in Zimbabwe for 9 of the 14 years of my life. The only pain I have experienced is the pain of hurting a knee, or one of my palms etc. I live in a middle class house, not in a traditional house. The only time I've ever been to one, was to experience my roots. I've hardly experienced racism, and there is less crime here than there is in the U.S. I must admit the government is much more openly corrupt, and it does take a toll on mainly the adults of the country, but it doesn't directly affect me. There are poor people, but not as many as you would think. And I may not have many activities to do when hanging out with my friends, but life is still good. I have books to read, Netflix to watch, and people to spend time with. We even have a maid, whereas in other continents we wouldn't. It's not as bad as you think, and think about it, I get to enjoy beautiful scenery every day.

  • Kyla Monique

    Kyla Monique

     1 months ago

    His skin and teeth are beautiful

  • marguerite holtzhausen

    marguerite holtzhausen

     1 months ago

    Beautiful work and a beautiful soul from Afrikan soil