sinead o'connor

In 1992, Sinead O' Connor rips up a picture of the Pope during a Saturday Night Live protest against sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church.

*Some may not remember a conscious singer by the name of Sinead O’Connor.

She is a controversial singer of the 1980s that came to stardom with the cover of Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U.”

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She has been known for her political activism and has even ripped up a picture of the Pope in protest against sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church during a “Saturday Night Live” performance.

It was the rip heard around the world and the gesture, essentially, ended her career. But as we can see today, she was right on point long before today’s media caught up.

After that incident, she faded into the shadow of the music industry.

She is back with a message to the world about the Trayvon Martin case.

The Ireland native, is incensed with the tragedy and how racism, bling and/or the “Get Rich or Die Trying” mentality (more…)