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Lil Wayne Praises Allah in “A Millie”

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Lil Wayne says “and the almighty power of Allah” in the song “A Millie” featured on one of his songs from one of his mixtapes. It is also strange how the radio versions of the song replaces “Allah” with “dat chit cha cha cha chopper”. The song was so popular that it was added to his new album coming out “C3” and guess what, the album version also replaces “Allah” with “dat chit cha cha cha chopper”.

Most of you probably may not know, but Lil Wayne is probably the number 1 rapper in the Hip Hop world right now. Imagine the thousands of people who will hear “and the almighty power of Allah”. I’m sure you’ve seen people on the subway or buses rapping or singing along to the songs from their iPods. They may be unconsciously saying “and the almighty power of Allah”. Now most of you probably are like, so what? Who cares if some non-Muslim rapper mentions “Allah” in his rhyme. Well if you don’t care that’s fine, but I find this interesting how Islam appears in some form in the most unusual of places. You never know if one person might be like “Why is Lil Wayne saying ‘almighty power of Allah’ in his song?”. Then that person may do some research, find some Muslims and strike up a conversation on Allah. Only Allah knows what his plan was when he willed it for His name to be mentioned in such a song.


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    1. Urusa March 26th, 2010 at 11:00 am

      Jeff, you got this thing on lock! Regardless if Wayne is Muslim or not, Christian or not. He said God in the song just in a different language. No need to get all hyped up bout all this. CHILL PEOPLE!

    2. usainhurr April 15th, 2010 at 2:15 am

      u all are hearing the edited version…before u say shit bout wayne be more then 15 years old and hear the unedited..its the all might power of that cha cha cha cha chopper

    3. Urusa April 15th, 2010 at 4:36 pm

      Hey smartass. Why would there be an edited version that doesnt play on the radio. Thought of that?

    4. domino April 28th, 2010 at 8:24 pm

      actually jeff, muslims and christians do not worship the same God. The God of christianity is triune, Allah is not. The God of christianity teaches love and mercy, allah teaches hate and violence, such as kill the infedels and when it says in the quran, the ones who listen to music will have moulten lead poured in thy ears. so u guys should prolly not be listening to lil wayne anyway, unless u want moulten lead poured in ur ear.

    5. ibnkhashab April 30th, 2010 at 8:11 am

      Domino have you seen a Bible in Arabic? Find a Christian Arab and ask him or her to open Genesis. “In the beginning, ALLAH created the heavens and earth…”

      1 في البدء خلق الله السموات والارض

      You can verify this quite easily. :)

      Alhamdulillah you are right, Muslims do not believe in a Triune deity! Do some research about the earliest followers of Christ with an open mind, you may agree that they also believed in One God (Allah) and later pagan influences (codified into Nicene Christianity) were mixed with the message taught by the Messiah, Jesus son of Mary, God’s peace be upon him.

      As for “hate and violence”, have you read the Old Testament? Every chapter of the Quran but 1 begins by reminding humanity of the universal mercy of God… if you read with an open mind you will find that Allah as described in the Quran is far more merciful than much of what is found in the Bible.

      Finally, you have attributed to the Quran that which is not present in it (molten lead?)… I hope that you can clear your heart of bias and come to terms with the fact that Islam thrived as a positive force in this world before you and I were born and will continue to do so when we are forgotten… I sincerely advise you to adapt a more rational and realistic view of our religion and if you must criticize than do so on its merits.

      Eternal peace is for those who follow true guidance.

    6. domino April 30th, 2010 at 5:54 pm

      ibnkhashab, when i meant allah and the christian God are not the same, i dont mean the translation of the name. Also lots of the quran was pulled from the bible, including genesis, i also believe that islam is some what like post modernism in that it pulls ideas that it likes from other religions. I want u to know that i respect Muslims, lots of them are great people. And none of us would prolly be here if it wernt for the muslims, if it wernt for the fall of constantinople, columbous would not have had to find an alternate root to india. As for the molten lead, that is taken from islamic teachings, is it not haraam? i will try to find the verse for you. But please dont be offended by what im saying, its just my opinion

    7. domino April 30th, 2010 at 6:33 pm

      examples of hate and violence from the quran

      Qur’an 9:123 “murder them and treat them harshly”
      Qur’an 3.28 Let not the believers take the unbelievers for friends rather than believers; and whoever does this, he shall have nothing of (the guardianship of) Allah, but you should guard yourselves against them, guarding carefully; and Allah makes you cautious of (retribution from) Himself; and to Allah is the eventual coming.
      Qur’an 5:51 “Muslims, do not make friends with any but your own people.”

      Qur’an 5:72 “They are surely infidels who say; ‘God is the Christ, the Messiah, the son of Mary.”

      Qur’an 8:12 cp. 8:60 “Instill terror into the hearts of the unbelievers”; “smite above their necks and smite all their finger-tips off them”

      Qur’an 2:191 “…kill the disbelievers wherever we find them”

      Qur’an 9.33 He it is Who sent His Apostle with guidance and the religion of truth, that He might cause it to prevail over all religions.

      Qur’an 2:193 “And fight with them until there is no persecution, and religion should be only for Allah”

      Qur’an 8:71 And if they intend to act unfaithfully towards you, so indeed they acted unfaithfully towards Allah before, but He GAVE YOU MASTERY OVER THEM

      Qur’an 8:55 Surely the vilest of animals in Allah’s sight are those who disbelieve.

      Qur’an 22:19-22 “fight and slay the Pagans, seize them, beleaguer them, and lie in wait for them in every stratagem” “for them (the unbelievers) garments of fire shall be cut and there shall be poured over their heads boiling water whereby whatever is in their bowels and skin shall be dissolved and they will be punished with hooked iron rods”

      Qur’an 48:13 Those who “believe not in Allah and His Messenger, He has prepared, for those who reject Allah, a Blazing Fire!”

      Qur’an 3:54 “‘Lord, we believe in Your revelations (the Torah and Gospels) and follow this Apostle (Jesus). Enroll us among the witnesses.’ But the Christians contrived a plot and Allah did the same; but Allah’s plot was the best.”

      Qur’an 8:12 “Your Lord inspired the angels with the message: ‘I will terrorize the unbelievers. Therefore smite them on their necks and every joint and incapacitate them. Strike off their heads and cut off each of their fingers and toes.”

      Qur’an 8:58 “If you apprehend treachery from any group on the part of a people (with whom you have a treaty), retaliate by breaking off (relations) with them. The infidels should not think they can bypass (Islamic law or the punishment of Allah). Surely they cannot escape.”

      Qur’an 8:7 “Allah wished to confirm the truth by His words: ‘Wipe the infidels (non-Muslims) out to the last.’”

      Qur’an 8:39 “So, fight them till all opposition ends and the only religion is Islam.”

      Qur’an 8:59 “The infidels should not think that they can get away from us. Prepare against them whatever arms and weaponry you can muster so that you may terrorize them. They are your enemy and Allah’s enemy.”

      Qur’an 8:60 “Prepare against them (non-Muslims) whatever arms and cavalry you can muster that you may strike terror in the enemies of Allah (non-Muslims), and others besides them not known to you. Whatever you spend in Allah’s Cause will be repaid in full, and no wrong will be done to you.”

      Qur’an 8:7 “Allah wished to confirm the truth by His words: ‘Wipe the infidels (non-Muslims) out to the last.’”

      Qur’an 4:101 “The unbelievers (non-Muslims) are your inveterate foe.”

      Qur’an 8:60 “Prepare against them (non-Muslims) whatever arms and cavalry you can muster that you may strike terror in the enemies of Allah (non-Muslims), and others besides them not known to you. Whatever you spend in Allah’s Cause will be repaid in full, and no wrong will be done to you.”
      (still looking for the molten lead but i will get back to u)

    8. ibnkhashab May 1st, 2010 at 2:01 am

      Hi Domino!

      Your original post contrasted “God” vs “Allah”, I only sought to demonstrate that these terms are interchangeable in the Abrahamic tradition.

      “Lots of the Quran is pulled from the Bible”

      I say, if the same God revealed both, it is only logical that there are many similar themes!

      However, while Biblical texts have been demonstrably changed and corrupted over time; the same cannot be established regarding the Quran. Some Orientalists have attempted to cast doubt on the orgins of the Quran they are in a minority even among otherwise critical Western scholars and their claims have been answered at length.

      You are free to believe that Islam was drawn from other religions, however I submit to you that the pure, pristine monotheism that Islam teaches is without equal in any other contemporary belief system, and is quite distinct from the Christian, Jewish, Zoroastrian and other religions that were known in 7th century Arabia.

      *Side note* Recommended reading: Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (and Why We Don’t Know About Them) by Bart D. Ehrman.

      The molten lead reference you refer to is mentioned in some narrations attributed to Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, however I have not been able to find an authentic narration that can be used as evidence in Islam (Allah knows best).

      As for the cut and paste of examples of “hate and violence”, what site is this taken from? I must assume it is a source that is hostile to Islam and the Quran. Many of the translations of the Quranic meaning you have posted are grossly inaccurate. For example,

      Qur’an 3:54 “‘Lord, we believe in Your revelations (the Torah and Gospels) and follow this Apostle (Jesus). Enroll us among the witnesses.’ But the Christians contrived a plot and Allah did the same; but Allah’s plot was the best.”

      The last part “the Christians contrived a plot” is nowhere to be found, rather the plotters are left unnamed, and in context it is clear without doubt that the plotters are those who planned to kill Jesus, not the Christians!

      The other verses you mentioned all have some context that they were revealed in. Let me give you an example to hopefully make it clear… If someone who had never heard of America asked for some references to understand it, and you provided him with quotes from George Bush about the Axis of Evil, then provided quotes from the founding fathers about liberty and death, then quoted some generals talking about their war plans… would you be giving a fair view of this nations history?

      Much of what you quoted was revealed against a backdrop of a young Muslim nation that had suffered severe persecution and treachery from the pagan and other communities of Arabia. When this nation was finally commanded to fight back, they were ordered to do so in such a way to leave no doubt as to the resilience and bravery of the Muslim army, yet if the enemies are inclined to peace, we also incline to peace. Islam had laws against war crimes long before Geneva. Another point, if you were to substitute “unbeliever/infidel” for “terrorist” and “Allah/religion/Islam” for “Democracy/Freedom” in the translations you provided, I bet most Americans would agree that it is only intelligent to prepare to fight those who would seek to destroy you.

      Finally, to bring this back to its original context, music in Islam is not an issue that all Muslims agree upon. Everyone is at their own level of understanding regarding it, and though I have serious reservations with much of the content found in contemporary hip-hop, I am not going to say that the young Muslim listening to it is not my brother, though Islam would encourage him to find more positive use of his time.

      I know we are not going to agree on everything Domino, and I appreciate the respectful tone of your last post. If you want to continue this conversation, let me know and we can move it to email if you like! If not, my final advise is that while you are entitled to your opinion, please continue to be objective and fair-minded in your research and don’t rely solely on sources hostile to Islam.

      Thanks and take care.

    9. domino May 1st, 2010 at 2:09 pm

      hey ibnkhashab, i can see very much where u are comin from. i think that these verses that i have given to u about hate and violence could be totaly incorrect, because i dont know the quran as much as u and its easy to pick and pull the contraversials. I think that these verses might be true but only in the context that extremists misinterperate these scriptures to fight for the “struggle”, it is the same with the bible, many nonbelievers pull the violence out of the bible, misinterpreting it, or using it in the wrong context, such as when God commands the slaughtering of some cities THAT ARE CORRUPT AND EVIL. i do not agree so much about the editing in the bible except for mabey in the catholic church, but i will look the book up. I would be very interested to carry this to email, but i dont exactly know how to give u my info without posting it all over this website haha. I am glad that we can discuss this very politely and civily, and i hope i can further understand your religion with out bias. do u have a face book?

    10. ibnkhashab May 6th, 2010 at 1:39 pm

      Sorry for the delay domino! When you have a moment, visit my site (abdurrahmanwood.com) and send me an email at the contact page so we can trade info. Thanks again, I appreciate your comments and look forward to hearing from you!

    11. Young Treezzzzy May 6th, 2010 at 6:12 pm

      Lil’ Wayne is a fool. Tupac was the definition of a True Rapper. lil wayne only cares about getting drunk and doing drugs. Tupac smoked pot only. Listen to “Changes” and “Dear Mama” if you wanna understand TRUE sadness! That bullshit mentality of carrying an illegal weapon is nonsense. lil wayne gas gotten arrested at HIS OWN concert, jumped by thugs in New Orleans, is addicted to liquid cough medicine (lean) and has even shot himself. Is that really where. you wanna see your kid in 20 years? I’m 16, Shi’ite Muslim, and White. I pity lil wayne for his ignorance and I agree with all other Muslims with the fact that, even when being nice towards our religion, he should keep it out of his punk wanna be mouth. He is christian (the religion of Haters), and wears a cross, Muslims don’t wear crosses. lil wayne is also a FAKE Blood. Anyone who thinks his CDs are worth more than 3 cents deserves to get a reality check from a REAL Blood.. why u think he can’t walk alone in Compton or Los Angeles? cuz he’s a pussy. He aint a gangster, he aint a rapper, hes a Hip Hop rapper (he mostly sings, but when he does rap, know that he doesnt even write his own raps). Peace to my Muslims.
      – Salaam

    12. Mujahid May 18th, 2010 at 9:26 pm

      Lil wayne is Muslim if u guys didn’t know
      he’s just corupt, may allah guide him

    13. Shane July 12th, 2010 at 4:18 am

      what? he said it? I just can’t believe it! you know, I’ve always hated Lil’ wayne because of his songs, duh! its all about bad and nasty things, like the songs “lollipop” and “I can Transform ya”. But good thing he recognizes the might of Allah. But what if he only used Allah’s name to fit the song/rap? It’s a total disrespect! I mean, Allah’s name is for Holiness, not for some Haram thing like a song, though I am a Music-lover, it’s a trait of every teenager, and we can’t deny it, isn’t it? So I still don’t think that this is a good thing.

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