The recent passing of Michael Jackson, The King of Pop, has many people around the world talking…and mourning. It even has the Muslim world a buzz asking “Was Michael Jackson really a Muslim??” Well, there have been reports from The Telegraph, etc saying he converted in November 2008 with the help and guidance of his older brother Jermaine. Allahu Alim (Allah knows best) whether he was or wasn’t.
Muslim Matters has reported:
There are multiple reports coming from religious leaders confirming that Michael Jackson was Muslim. Most notably, they come from Imam Zaid Shakir who said he has reliable sources, and Imam Johari Malik who said CNN reported an Imam will be visiting the family for janazah arrangements. We’ll keep you posted of any more news as well as any updates on if Jackson will indeed be receiving a Salatul Janazah.
In their article, Muslim Matters also does…
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