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Beat List: 7 Muslim Celebrities You Didn’t Know

Interestingly enough, some of these celebrities have always been known by their nicknames with little regard for their real names. These guys have really cool Islamic names if we have to say.

However, at different times some of them have publicly expressed their connections to Islam.

Born Nigerian rapper Reminisce Remilekun Abdulkhalid Safaru. The rapper who has been in the music industry for over a decade now is one of the most popular and influential rappers in the country.

He also instilled memories of his Islamic faith in his music. No wonder that two of his albumsFeelings, God willing‘ And Baba Hafusa‘Islamic words in it.’

CDQ may be one of your favorite rappers but he’s a Muslim too. Siddiq Abu Bakr Yusuf was born in 1985 to a Muslim family.

CDQ is best known for his single “Nowo E SeokFeaturing Wizkid and Masterkraft’s Indomie where he appeared alongside Olamide.

Indisputably one of the biggest music stars to emerge from Nigeria in 2019, Naira Marley needs no introduction. However, it may interest many to learn that the rapper is a committed Muslim.

Aziz Fashola better known as Naira Marley can be described as one of the Muslim celebs who keeps their fans updated during their fasting season.

Abdul Rashid Bello aka JJC Skillz is one of the Muslim celebs you should know. He gained fame in the early 2000s when Afrobeats and Hip Hop started becoming popular in Nigeria.

He is married to movie star Funke Akindele Bello and they have a set of twins.

Nigerian comedian and Instagram comedian Maryam Abukaji better known as Tauma is also a Muslim. The sitcom maker has always made it clear about her strong Islamic faith.

In an exclusive interview with Pulse in 2020, the comedian talked about covering her hair because of her religion.

“Because one of the main reasons I cover my hair mostly is because I’m Muslim. So, some people might say because she covers her hair, it’s a movie set and they might want me to wear a wig and I might not be able to, which is why I say it depends on the character, ” She said.

Femi Adebayo is a Nigerian director, film actress, lawyer, producer and special advisor to the Governor of Kwara State for Arts, Culture and Tourism.

He is one of the most famous actors in Yoruba Nollywood industry. He is also the son of veteran movie star Adebayo Salami.

The late Nigerian music star Olanrywago Fassi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, was a practicing Muslim until his death in 2021. We stand correct if we say he was the most famous Muslim celebrity in the country.

The music star was famous for hosting his celebrity friends at his private home during Salah’s vacation. May his soul rest in peace.

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