The member of ISIS that beheaded James Foley was not always a mask wearing murderous jihadist. See his transformation from rapper to terrorist below…
These pictures show the shocking slide into extremism of Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary from a London rapper to a brutal jihadist suspected of beheading a U.S. journalist.
Bary – nicknamed ‘Jihadi John’ – was a rising star who performed under the name L Jinny before leaving his parents’ £1million home in Maida Vale to fight in Syria.
Now an album of pictures has emerged showing his fall from grace.
Early shots show him wearing western labels such as Adidas hoodies as he raps in the studio, while another shot shows him squaring up to riot police.
Later images show the former lyricist in military fatigues and a mask wielding a machine gun, an AK-47 and an M16 assault rifle.
Read more: Daily Mail
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