We came upon this interesting article on MSNBC about a British pop boy band and Islam intersecting, and how it is playing out. Check it out below…
MSNBC Entertainment 06/18/2012 – By Kari Huus
"As the British-Irish boy band One Direction soared in the pop charts, making teen and tween girls around the world swoon and scream, band member Zayn Malik tweeted a message that would perplex a large segment of his fans, while being immediately recognizable to millions of others.
"La ila ha ill lalla ho muhammed door rasoolalah." The 47-character tweet is a common declaration of faith among Muslims: "There is no god but God and Mohammad is the prophet of God.'"