"Itâ??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 wasnâ??t until adulthood that his faith changed who he was an artist.
'My faith means everything to me; itâ??s the thing that keeps me going every day,' the father of two said. 'Itâ??s my core, itâ??s my soul.'"
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