Campus Life newsletter, Spring '20: Lyrics & Definitions to Joshua Salaam's 'Walk Like A Muslim'

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Definitions:

  • Deen - Fait/Religion/Way of Life
  • Dhikr - Remembrance of God
  • Shaitan - The Devil
  • Insha-Allah - God Willing
  • Taqwa - God Consciousness/God Fearing
  • Inna Ma3al 3usri Yusraa - With hardship, there is ease

Lyrics:

Deen'd out. Je m'appelle Joshua. I'm Muslim, just like you.
Simple man. Pages of my Quran turn. Jumua 'aint the only time to learn.
Fire burn. Allah forgive me. On the real, if you real, then you know the deal.
Dhikr hard when I do what I do in life
Remember God. Feeling good when I do it right.

every where we go people aught to know (who we are and so we tell them)
everywhere we go people aught to know (who we are and so we tell them)

Everywhere I go (I walk like a muslim)
Everywhere I go (I talk like a muslim)
Everywhere I go (they know I'm a muslim)
Want to be down better speak up now
Everywhere I go (I walk like a muslim)
Everywhere I go (I talk like a muslim)
Everywhere I go (they know I'm a muslim)
They See (I'm a muslim) They Know (I'm a muslim)

Been through a lot in my time but i stay focused, shaitan hates this if you ain't notice
seek honor with Allah…. no shame in this.. walk like a Muslim so ain't no flames for this
(Insha Allah) All hail The King no front'n, if it wasn't for Allah we'd be lost without nothing
walk ya walk, keep your deen tight, your a Taqwa AllStar, let your light shine bright

every where we go people aught to know (who we are and so we tell them)
everywhere we go people aught to know ( who we are and so we tell them)

Everywhere I go (I walk like a muslim)
Everywhere I go (I talk like a muslim)
Everywhere I go (they know I'm a muslim)
Want to be down better speak up now
Everywhere I go (I walk like a muslim)
Everywhere I go (I talk like a muslim)
Everywhere I go (they know I'm a muslim)
They See (I'm a muslim) They Know (I'm a muslim)

Talk is cheap so i put the walk with it
ACTIONS if you ain't get it if i said it then i meant it
fear Allah I repented, the grave - could be up in it
any minute want a pennant wit my name etched in it
fine linens and all things promised from the beginning
fire if I sinnin’ – Connectin’ to be forgiven
who am i, must i spell it like Native Deen
I'm a Muslim to the death of me, 5 pillars the recipe
used to stumble noww when i stride i glide
Inna Ma3al 3usri Yusraa, unlike i use to be
Owe that to Allah when the Deen make a dollar
Buy the block -  put Muslims in it, if you with it then hollar
grooves and power moves. How to’s. For my views
on how not to lose written in arabic script
Don’t look for conflict but if it come it come
the faithful i'm among - Muslims bow to one - and umm

Everywhere I go (I walk like a muslim)
Everywhere I go (I talk like a muslim)
Everywhere I go (they know I'm a muslim)
Want to be down better speak up now
Everywhere I go (I walk like a muslim)
Everywhere I go (I talk like a muslim)
Everywhere I go (they know I'm a muslim)

They See (I'm a muslim) They Know (I'm a muslim)

 

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