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Blogger gives modern Muslim spin on Beyonce song

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Perhaps she is one the millions of individuals moved by Beyonce's songs -- or maybe she is just a clever Muslim songwriter. Whatever the motivation, tumblr blogger 'This American Muslim Life' has taken it upon herself to re-write the lyrics to 'Grown Woman', a popular Beyonce song to better suit her faith community.

Such a thing isn't exactly new for Muslims online who use words and phrases such as, "Islamicizing this outfit (etc.)" and "halal music lyrics" in social media to communicate their endeavors to make religion mesh nicely with what's popular at the moment.

While currently there does not seem to be a revival of the once trending 'HalalLyrics' hashtag on twitter, the blogger's Islamic rendition of a Beyonce's song comes right on time for the megastar's world tour. Take a look at the 'Islamified' lyrics in full below!

'Glowing Woman' (the Muslim version of Beyonce's 'Grown Woman' (2013))

I remember being young 'n salafi
*He knew what I needed
I was spending all my nights & days
Laid back, straight dhikring
Look at me, I'm a big girl now
Said I'm gonna do sumthin
Told the Lord imma read al Quran
Now listen, I wrote this
(Aaah)

Cus I pray it
Sajood's down like that, go down like that
And I'm fasting
all like that, all like that
And I'm deening
sound like that, it's sound like that
When I do it
I don't be whack, don't be whack

I'm a Glowing Woman
I will do whatever I can
I'm a Glowing Woman
I will do whatever I can

I wear hijab cuz I want, will practice Islam if I want
I could eat or fast if I want, I could qi-yam all night long
I'm a Glowing Woman

He loves it when we talk, when we talk with remembrance
And they look at we when we walk cuz we aint show offin'
Took awhile now I understand Just where I'm going
I know the world think they know who we are
It's bout time truth show it
(Aah)

Cus I pray it
Sajood's down like that, go down like that
And I'm fasting
all like that, all like that
And I'm deening
sound like that, it's sound like that
When I do it
I don't be whack, don't be whack

I'm a Glowing Woman (chorus)

I wear hijab cuz I want, will practice Islam if I want
I could eat or fast if I want, I could qi-yam all night long

I'm a Glowing Woman
I do whatever I can
Whatever it issss

I'm a Glowing Woman
So I know to abide it
I'm a Glowing Woman
And I'm no ascetic
I'm a Glowing Woman
Bow Down,
Got you so compliant
I'm a Glowing Woman
Transient body

If it aint halal-al-al muslimah wont haaave none
You really wanna know how I got it like that
I'm in a race of good deeds
and I cry in my salat
Oh gurrl, you got salaam salaam
That girl pray for whatever she wants
Go girl, she got that might, that might
10 deeds, for whatever she recite

(Mandinka language chorus)

I'm a Glowing Woman (chorus)

(Mandinka language chorus)

I'm a Glowing Woman 2x
I do whatever I can
Habeeb I'm Glowing
Habeeb. I'm Glowing.

*He being God, The Almighty.

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