Celebs Tweet Their Love For MLK

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kanye 2 Celebs Tweet Their Love For MLK

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Yesterday the nation commemorated the life and work of one of the greatest leaders in the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Musicians across the globe Tweeted their respect and adoration for the man.  We gathered the best. Read them now.

In the middle of arguing with his detractors, Kanye gave a shout out to both MLK and Stevie Wonder.

10. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kanye West[/lastfm]

http://twitter.com/#!/kanyewest/status/27183657827442689

9. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Diddy[/lastfm]
Throughout the day, Diddy Tweeted out several of the doctor’s key passages.

8. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Snoop Dogg[/lastfm]
Snoop Dogg celebrated in his own special way.

7. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Katy Perry[/lastfm]
Katy Perry wanted everyone to celebrate with light and love… much like Snoop.

6. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Rick Ross[/lastfm] (via Elise Neal)
Rick Ross retweeted the words of TV and film actress Elise Neal.

5. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Chris Brown[/lastfm]
Chris Brown kept his message short and simple.

http://twitter.com/#!/chrisbrown/status/27134683204558848

4. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lil Kim[/lastfm]
Kim, stepping away for a moment from her ongoing feud with Nikki Minaj, Tweeted wise words from King.

3. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]MC Hammer[/lastfm]
Even the Hammer gave a shoutout to MLK.

2. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ciara[/lastfm]
One of the best Tweets of the day.

1. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Nick Cannon[/lastfm]
Is there a better quote from King?

What was your favorite #MLKDay tweet? Tell us in the comments below.

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