The nomination is notable because the majority of Rakim’s lyrics relate to his identity as a Muslim, which has gone on to influence other contemporary Muslim rappers.
Out Now: Season 3 of the “Islamic Life Coach School" Podcast
The “Islamic Life Coach School“ podcast recently aired its 100th episode and shortly afterward began its third season. Practicing physician and certified life coach Kanwal Akhtar hosts the show, helping “you to achieve any and ALL of your goals through [a] high level of self awareness, mind management and emotional intelligence. … Success is what you want it to be. These tools can be applied to create success in life, religion, relationships, career, etc.” In addition to the podcast, Akhtar runs a program by the same name with courses, webinars and workshops to help women find work-life-spiritual balance.