Former Rock Star Finds Peace Serving Allah

May 27, 2000

Source: The Houston Chronicle

On May 27, 2000, the Houston Chronicle published "In the Name of Islam; Former Rock Star Finds Peace Serving Allah." The article reported that Yusef Islam, formerly known as Cat Stevens, recently spoke at the University of Houston about his faith in and conversion to Islam. Islam said "that while many people may have lost the ability to commit to an ideal, becoming a Muslim energized his inner and outer existence while stilling the uncertainty of his restless soul."