1.6 billion people in the world practice Islam.As such, there are a number of famous actors and actresses, singers, rappers, models and more who have converted to Islam or were born into the Muslim faith.
Here we take a look at 22 famous Black Muslims.*This article was originally published June 10, 2016Janet Jackson reportedly converted to Islam in 2012 after marrying her now ex-husband, Qatari businessman Wissam al Mana.Vincenzo Lombardo/Getty ImagesIn 2014, the Chicago emcee told BET he abstains from drugs and alcohol as they go against his religious beliefs. “I try not to do that with anybody, any capacity.
My fellow Muslims, non-Muslims, Christians whomever,” Fiasco pointed out. “At the end of the day we’re human, we have faults we make.Read more on essence.com