Snoop Dogg, Sinéad O’Connor + 7 More Celebrities Who Converted To Islam And You Might Not Even Know About It

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Every now and then we see the news that some converted to Islam. Some of this news has not been confirmed yet but there are some famous people who told about their faith to the whole world.

Nexter.org presents you a list of 10 who converted to Islam.

Snoop Dogg

Source: Black America Web

The famous rapper, Snoop Dogg, converted to Islam to, as he said, “spread peace and harmony”. Although, this is not the first time he changes religion.

Muhammad Ali

Source: Noteworthy – The Journal Blog

Cassius Clay was born in an African-American Christian family. At the age of 20, he met Malcolm X, who introduced him to the Nation of Islam. Inspired by this, at the age of 22 Cassius converted to Islam and changed his name to Muhammad Ali.

Ice Cube

Source: SouthFlorida

Famous rapper and actor converted to Islam in the 90s by the inspiration of Nation of Islam. Although, right now he says that he has no connections with this group, doesn’t go to the mosque and doesn’t practice any other rituals, but he is still a believer.

Mike Tyson

Source: The Independent

World-famous boxer Mike Tyson converted to Islam in 1992 when he was in prison. According to him, this religion has changed his life for the better, now he has surrendered to faith and abandoned past sinful habits. Once in his interview, Tyson said: “Allah does not need me, I need Allah.”

Sinéad O’Connor

Source: Spin

Irish singer and composer, known not only by the song Nothing Compares 2 U but also by the scandals that accompanied her musical career, announced that she had changed her name and religion.

“This is to announce that I am proud to have become a Muslim. This is the natural conclusion of any intelligent theologian’s journey… I will be given (another) new name. It will be Shuhada,” she wrote on Twitter.

Akon

Source: Billboard

Few people know that the famous performer is a Muslim who is very proud of the fact that he has never smoked or drunk alcohol. He even has a song dedicated to his faith – “Senegal”.

“Everything that we do, we do for the sake of Allah,” says the famous singer.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Source: Al Jazeera

Outstanding basketball player Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor converted to Islam in 1968 and took the Muslim name, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. In 1973, Karim visited Libya and Saudi Arabia to learn Arabic and learn more about Islam.

Mos Def

Source: Bandwagon

The famous rapper converted to Islam at the age of 19 and changed his name to Yassin Bey. The performer says that despite being a very hidden person, he is not shy about what he believes.

“Not talking about your religion because of fear would be a terrible thing,” says Mos Def.

Janet Jackson

Source: ABC News

Michael Jackson’s sister, singer Janet Jackson, widely celebrated a gorgeous wedding with billionaire Wissam Al Mana and after that, she changed her faith. According to rumors, Wisamm insisted on this change for five years of their life together.

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