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Lupe Fiasco counters anti-Islam video

23 September 2012 General 7 Comments Email This Post Email This Post

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.

Original post: Lupe Fiasco counters anti-Islam video






  1. There is light at the end of the tunnel……..haters will not see that light. Islam is the solution for humanity.if your misguided by the devil i pray for you.

  2. By Islam I think you meant Peace is the solution for humanity.

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  4. I am glad he got positive tweets. At least his reaction to the video is appropriate and civilized.

  5. im happy that he didn’t take it harshly, i feel he’s a very calm and nice person… good for you lupe fiasco 🙂

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