Singer George William Kigozi popularly known by his stage name Geosteady has converted to Islam and changed his name from George William Kigozi to Hassan Kigozi.
Geosteady has been a Catholic from birth but converted to Islam yesterday January 21st, 2020.
Geosteady while speaking to the media after his conversion that his decision was not informed by anybody else, nor for the love of more than one wife but rather a conviction from his heart.
He also sidelined rumors that Eddy Kenzo influenced him to change. He rather said that Eddy Kenzo only encouraged him but did not influence his decision to convert.
According to Geosteady, Muslims are a united people who have hugely influenced his life and attracted him to changed his passion.
Geosteady also revealed that he was born a Muslim and thus the faith of Islam has been within his heart and thus he has just got pulled back home.
He also said that he did not this to seek for media attention but rather made a decision that he has had a passion for a very long time.
On his selection of the name “Hassan”, he says his choice was informed by the fact that his birth father, who was a Muslim was called Hassan before he converted into Catholics.
Geosteady is not the first musician to convert to Islam even though many of those who converted to Islam dropped it later and moved back to their previous faith.
Among those artists who have converted to Islam include Jose Chameleon, Fred Ssebale, Omulangila Suuna, Vicent Segawa among others