A Muslim music video, country-western style

This is a ground breaking video and the fact that its country music, makes it even moreso somehow. I almost didn’t share it because of the one shot of gun. I don’t condone violence in any shape or fashion,  however I realized neither does anyone else in this video.  Thought provoking at its very best…

When you cruise the streets of the metro Detroit area you are more likely to hear rap or Arabic music (click for two of my fave artists) coming from car stereos rather than country music.  But that doesn’t mean Detroit doesn’t have her avid country fans.

Ironically, the first Muslim music video that received nation wide press and coverage was for a country song!  In December 2007, over 2,000 American Muslims were asked what they wished they could say to the world.  Their responses were then documented and many were displayed creatively on youtube for the world to see.  Many non-Muslim Americans don’t realize how similar Muslims are to themselves; they don’t realize that we are normal human beings with aspirations and needs just like theirs.  The video exhibits that fact in a clever and wholesome manner.

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