Rapper Lupe Fiasco weighed in on the controversy over the anti-Muslim film, Innocence of Muslims, which has sparked worldwide protests. (H/T: Razainc)
Cross posted from Al Jazeera
While protests spread over a video offensive to Muslims, rapper Lupe Fiasco promotes the hashtag #MuhammadShowedMe.
As news broke of demonstrations over an alleged US-made film said to insult Islam, rapper and activist Lupe Fiasco tweeted his take on the violent protests that followed:
Lupe called for fellow Muslims to counter claims about their religion made in the video called Innocence of Muslims. He encouraged others to tweet about what the Prophet Muhammad means to them.
Many tweets included SAW, or “sallallahu alayhi wasallam”, which translates to “peace be upon him”. The hashtag #MuhammadShowedMe quickly went viral, receiving almost 15,000 mentions in just two days.