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Reports of Kim Kardashian, Kanye West converting to Islam dispelled
Friday February 6, 2015 11:18 PM, Agencies

Reports published by certain media houses and news portals that rap mogul Kanye West and his reality TV star wife Kim Kardashian together with their daughter North West, are planning to convert to Islam have been dispelled by the sources close to the West family.

[Over the weekend Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, and baby North West were photographed meeting with Minister Louis Farrakhan Muhammad, the leader of the Nation of Islam.]

"Reports that Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, or North West are planning to convert to Islam is false. The West family is still practicing their Christian faith", sources closed to the family said.

Reports spread of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian converting to Islam after meeting with Minister Louis Farrakhan Muhammad, the leader of the Nation of Islam.

Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, their daughter North West, together with Georgian rapper Cyhi The Prynce, took pictures and shared a meal with Louis Farrakhan Muhammad.

The meeting came as a surprise to fans and critics of the rap star, and it sparked a fierce speculations that the entire West family was planning to convert to Islam, with reports that North West was to be "baptized" into the faith.

The speculations however were dispelled.

While the exact reason behind the visit is still unclear, it is learned that Farrakhan has been known to often consult with various black public figures and celebrities alike. Kanye also grew up in Chicago– a city where much of Farrakhan's work takes place.

Kanye West has always been vocal about his religious beliefs. "You do not want to go against the power. I'm working on one mission, and that's a mission from God," the rap star said on a Power 106 FM appearance where he defended comparing himself to innovators like Steve Jobs. Kanye West also recently spoke about his strong Christian beliefs on stage during a concert.


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