“Bismillah Hir Rahman Nir Rahim,” he wrote. This is an Islamic phrase which means, “In the name of Allah, The Most Gracious and The Most Merciful.”
Ben converted to Islam in the presence of Sheikh Issa Othman Issa the head Sheikh at the Masjid Maamur mosque in Mbezi Beach, Dar es Salaam.
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Ben joins the latest among celebrities who have converted to Islam that include Mohammed Ali, Mike Tyson, and Tanasha Donna.
Singer Tanasha Donna converted to Islam in 2019 during a visit to Diamond’s home town in Kigoma. Her Islamic name is Aisha and Diamond confirmed that she had converted during a radio interview after their breakup.
“Ni kweli tulipokuwa Kigoma Tanasha Donna alibadili dini na kuwa Muisilamu na katika hili namshukuru sana Ricardo Momo yeye alifanikisha hili. Nilimwambia Ricardo Momo ukijitahidi Tanasha Donna abadili dini, nakupiga kiwanja. Kwahiyo RicardoMmomo alikuwa anampa mazuri ya dini ya kiisilamu, baadae akasema anaanza kuupenda Uisilamu na baadae akabadili dini,” he said on Wasafi FM