So since everyone that has a blog has to post something about this (the Blog Gods told me so), here is my opinion about Busta's Arab Money song: In a hiphop sense, that chorus sounds kinda stupid. The beat is hot, but that chorus blows. Also that dance looks like they jerking two dudes off at the same time, so yeah...
I thought it (chorus) was going to be some made up thing to sound arabic, but not so much. I got the translation on it below from insidedesi.com.
...Further to using the line “Bismillahi r-rahmani r-rahim. Al hamdu lillahi rabbi l-’ālamin” (translated to: “in the name of Allah, most gracious most merciful. All Praise is due to Allah, Lord of the worlds”) as the chorus, the song contains lyrics such as “dropping bombs like the Taleban”, “sitting in casinos while I’m gambling with Arafat”, “while I make you bow down and make Salaat like a Muslim”, “all the girls love me, yeah pop some bubbly".
So yes this is abit offensive to the Muslim people I would think so. They are taking holy scripture and or sayings, then tossing dumb ass lyrics like “dropping bombs like the Taleban”. Contradicting, yes, going to sell, yes (unfortunately). I'd say if the Muslim's are pissed, rightfully so then. They should know better than that to take things this sensitive (religion) and then say ignorant crap.