Malaysia has some very strict decency laws, causing the nation’s government to cancel a planned Erykah Badu concert after an ad promoting the event featured a publicity photo of the star showing off a temporary tattoo that read “Allah” in Arabic. Claiming that the display of religious body art was offensive to its Muslim-heavy population, […]

Muslim-majority Malaysia has banned singer Erykah Badu’s upcoming concert after a photograph appeared showing Badu with the Arabic word for Allah written on her body. Badu had been scheduled to perform Wednesday in Kuala Lumpur, but has recently been notified that her show has been cancelled. Some Muslim groups said Badu was an unsuitable role […]