As a tribute to the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of 15 million Ismaili Muslims worldwide, recording artist and songwriter Farah Mitha wanted to celebrate his Diamond Jubilee year with a devotional song expressing gratitude for the spiritual guidance of our community (Jamat). She writes devotional music for her spiritual/religious community. ’Guide the Way’ is the first release of several songs she has written for her community in an effort to connect more to the youth and the upcoming generation.
Composed by: Farah Mitha and Aleem Juma
Lyrics by: Farah Mitha, Alya Bejaoui and Aleem Juma
Guitar performance: Azim Keshavjee
Vocal performance: Farah Mitha
FARAH is an award winning Pop-RnB artist, singer and songwriter currently based in Toronto and Los Angeles. Her career highlights include: Winning the 2010 Anokhi Award for ‘Most Promising Artist’, the 2014 Black Canadian Award for ‘Best Pop Act’, being nominated for ‘Best Established Act’ at the 2015 MARTY awards and ‘Best RnB single’ for the Canadian Urban TV Awards, performing at International night at Reggae Sumfest in Jamaica in 2010, opening for Sean Paul in 2016 and singing the theme song ‘Dream, Believe and Reach the Sky’ alongside Bollywood superstars Salim-Sulaiman at the 2016 Jubilee Games in Dubai.
Story coordination for Ismailimail: Sujjawal Ahmad. Sujjawal is a graduate of Quaid-e-Azam University, Pakistan, and is a Pakistan based writer and science student. He is an author of several articles on philosophical traditions of the world religions. Contact via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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