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Reader comment on item: King of Pop Michael Jackson and Black Converts to Islam

Submitted by Mark (United Arab Emirates), Mar 8, 2006 at 01:42

I wonder if he really knows what he is getting into here. The abaya and burka he was 'illegally' wearing are used by wahabi followers.

Followers of that tradition do not appreciate or even allow popular music.

Remember the Taliban destroying tape cassettes in Afghanistan.
Kind of puts a pop singer in a bit of a spot..

Really put a kink in the career of Yousef Islam, aka Cat Stevens, remember him? Probably not, he doesn't get out much lately ....
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