3.26.11 Freeway featured on CNN's Belief Blog - "How Islam shaped one rap artist"
"It’s noon on a Friday, and the parking lot at Al-Aqsa Islamic Society in North Philadelphia is quickly filling up.
One of Philadelphia's best-known rap artists, Freeway, jumps out of a black sport utility vehicle and dashes through the pouring rain to the prayer hall inside.
Islam has been a part of his life since he was a teenager. Yet it wasn’t until adulthood that his faith changed who he was an artist.
'My faith means everything to me; it’s the thing that keeps me going every day,' the father of two said. 'It’s my core, it’s my soul.'"