Becoming the Alpha Muslim

Becoming the Alpha Muslim
No-BS self-improvement for the millennial Muslim man.

Boys in the Cave or BOYS CAVING IN?
Jan 14, 2019 • 99 min
The Boys In The Cave podcast recently interviewed Becoming The Alpha Muslim. After publishing the episode, they faced criticism and pressure from SJW Muslims online. They caved to the pressure and took down the episode. Here is the full, unedited…
Muslimah Serial Entrepreneur Hodan Ibrahim on Minority Business Owners, Self-Worth, Feminism, Polygyny, and More
Oct 27, 2018 • 100 min
In this episode I talk to serial entrepreneur Hodan Ibrahim about: - Being a minority business owner as a first generation Somali-Canadian immigrant black Muslimah. - The historical context behind attitudes toward Muslim women today - Feminism (and why…
Muslim Men in Journalism: The World’s Last Hope Against Fake News
Sep 22, 2018 • 49 min
I had the chance to sit down to talk to Hussein Kesvani about his work as a Muslim journalist. He’s the UK/Europe editor for Mel Magazine, an online men’s magazine. He’s also written for Buzzfeed, Vice, The Independent, The Guardian, The New Statesman,…
Trump: Year 1 - The Alt-Bro Perspective (feat. Surprise Guest)
Jan 20, 2018 • 59 min
It’s a little after one year since Donald J Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America. In this episode, I’m joined by a special guest (hint: he’s visiting from Chicago) as we talk about Trump’s first year as president,…
How to Network like a Pro (feat. Jay Campbell)
Dec 9, 2017 • 71 min
Every Muslim man needs to learn how to network in a way that is natural and doesn’t seem fake. The key here is to not BE fake. To genuinely be interested in people and want to invest in the relationship. Today, I’m talking to Jay Campbell, a repeat guest…
How to Develop Your Personality to Become a More Attractive Husband
Dec 2, 2017 • 109 min
My guest this episode is dating and relationship coach, Pat Stedman. This is his second appearance on the show. I invited him on to talk to me about how married Muslim men can develop their personalities to become more attractive and sexually desirable to…
Second Amendment Muslims and the Islamic Obligation of Self-Defense
Nov 26, 2017 • 56 min
In this episode of the Becoming the Alpha Muslim podcast we are talking to Hussein, a Muslim Chicagoan and the founder of the Streets of Cordoba podcast. It’s a brand new podcast focusing on Muslim issues in the West. I invited him on to talk about the…
How to Waste Your 20s as a Man
Nov 21, 2017 • 62 min
I wasted my 20s. Here’s how: a Born Muslim’s Convert Story. It was all necessary. Those experiences made me who I am today. But that doesn’t mean others have to make the same mistakes, or worse. You don’t have to learn the hard way. Most of you will,…
How to Learn Math even if You ain’t that Smart (feat. Ed Latimore)
Nov 13, 2017 • 75 min
My guest this episode is Ed Latimore. Ed is a professional heavyweight boxer, physicist, published author, and self-improvement blogger. I invited him on to teach us how to learn math and, more broadly, speak about the subject of meta-learning. Ed is in…
How to Make a Side Income with Niche Sites
Oct 13, 2017 • 37 min
My guest this episode is Kyle Trouble, owner of Kyle is a professional blogger and podcaster who earns a full-time living selling consulting services, books, and online courses. I invited him on to speak about niche sites: how to do…
The Cat-and-Mouse Game of Male-Female Interaction
Oct 6, 2017 • 73 min
Continuing with our theme of featuring Muslim male content creators, my guest this episode is Youtuber Abu American Little. On his channel, Abu American teaches young Muslim and non-Muslim men about masculinity, male self-improvement, and gender dynamics.…
Becoming a Muslim Content Creator (feat. @themadmamluks)
Sep 16, 2017 • 183 min
In this episode, I speak to SIM, Mort, and Mahin, of the Mad Mamluks podcast. We talk about what motivated SIM to start the show, their views on the quality of production required to get the attention of a Muslim audience, their strategies for growing the…
Who are the Alt-Right, Really? (Special Guest - @Ali)
Sep 7, 2017 • 82 min
My guest this episode is Ali Abdul Razaq Akbar. He’s a political consultant and digital media strategist for the Republican party. He joins me to talk about the origins of the Alt-Right and the New Right, and the differences between the two. We also talk…
Twitter Masterclass: How to Get 20k+ Highly Engaged Followers the Old-Fashioned Way
Aug 26, 2017 • 35 min
My guest today is professional heavy-weight boxer, personal-development blogger, and self-published author Ed Latimore. We talk about how he organically grew his Twitter audience to 20k+ and counting. If you are new to Twitter or even if you’ve been on…
Is Halal Dating…Halal? (Special Guest: Soraya Soobhany Chohan)
Jul 25, 2017 • 38 min
In this interview, I talk to Soraya Soobhany Chohan, founder of Single Muslima Solutions. We talk about halal dating, women getting married in their 30s and 40s, how to handle marriage meetings and first coffee dates, and much more.
Shaykh Amir Saeed (The Mad Mamluks) Impersonates Nabeel Azeez
Jul 13, 2017 • 0 min
For those of you who don’t know, Shaykh Amir Saeed is a Seeker of Sacred Knowledge and the co-founder of the Mad Mamluks podcast. He also has a great sense of humor and is a talented impersonator. Here’s a short clip of Shaykh Amir doing his best…
How do I keep my Ramadan spiritual state going after Eid?
Jul 5, 2017 • 16 min
In this video I recommend 5 almost effortless things you can do to keep your Ramadan spiritual high going. What you’ll learn: The relationship between hunger and spirituality. Why does Allah select fasting to teach us taqwa? The relationship between our…
How to keep Strength Training in Ramadan (or Powerlifting, Weightlifting, Bodybuilding)
May 23, 2017 • 18 min
In this episode I go over Ramadan Strength Training. I cover the terrible advice that’s available online and give you my recommendations on what I think you should do instead. I also tell you what I’m going to be experimenting with this Ramadan in terms…
The Doors of Repentance are Always Open…Until they Aren’t
May 20, 2017 • 15 min
This week’s episode of the BTAM podcast is a narration this week’s blog post by the same name. It’s an adaptation of a khutbah I wrote a couple of years ago.
Fat? Always Tired? No Sex Drive? This is why (feat. Jay Campbell of TRT Revolution)
May 10, 2017 • 68 min
In this episode of the Becoming the Alpha Muslim podcast I interview Jay Campbell, the founder of TRT Revolution and Fab Fit Over 40. This interview is an introduction to Testosterone Replacement Therapy for those unfamiliar with the subject. It serves as…
Based Gradma Writes Sex Manual for Muslim Wives
Apr 17, 2017 • 12 min
This episode is an accompaniment to my review of “the Pure Muslimah’s Guide to Very Dirty Sex,” an upcoming self-help book for Muslim women who want to improve their sex lives. I narrate a chapter from the book, “how to do a strip tease,” to give you an…
Being an Arab Muslim Woman in Trump’s America feat. Nour Goda of the Between Arabs Project)
Apr 11, 2017 • 134 min
In this episode of the Becoming the Alpha Muslim podcast I welcome Nour Goda, founder and editor-in-chief of the Between Arabs Project, which is a website and podcast that brings together Arabs of all faiths and Muslims of all ethnicities to discuss…
Why Fatherhood is how Empires are Built (Special Guest: Neil White)
Mar 7, 2017 • 61 min
Why aren’t there any popular Muslim Dad Blogs? Maybe there are, but I sure as hell haven’t seen them. Technically this is a good thing because it means the dads are out earning a living to provide for their families. It’s also a bad thing because this…
How to Re-Ignite Your Sex Life (Special Guest: Pat Stedman)
Feb 27, 2017 • 55 min
When we’re talking about sexuality I think it’s important for us to understand it as it is, and only then apply our moral framework to it. In order to do that, I decided to invite a dating and relationship coach - Patrick Stedman. Pat and I follow each…
Who is Allah? (Non-Muslims Should Listen Too)
Feb 21, 2017 • 29 min
I’m a big proponent of drilling the fundamentals, so in one of my sermons I explained the meaning of la ilaha illa Allah (one-half of the Muslim testimony of faith.) It was quality work but that’s not why I mention it. I mention it because of the reaction…
Nabeel, why support Mike @Cernovich? (Calling out the Activist Sect)
Feb 17, 2017 • 14 min
Today I answer questions about me and Becoming the Alpha Muslim for the benefit of my Muslim listeners who can’t reconcile some of my online associations with the fact that I’m a religiously observant Muslim. Nabeel, are you alt-right? Why do you support…
My #BruceLeeMoment
Feb 2, 2017 • 14 min
When it comes to self-improvement in our time Bruce Lee is the most famous example and most likely the gold standard, even though he died over 40 years ago. He is commonly known as a superlative martial artist and an action movie superstar. Less well…
A Music Lover’s Struggle to Stay True to Islam with Irshad Azeez
Jan 18, 2017 • 59 min
One of the more contentious issues that act as a barrier to Muslims becoming more religious is music. I’m not interested in rehashing the fiqhi (legal) debate on music in Islam. What I want to do, is try to understand how Muslims who are music lovers stay…
Cosmology, Epistemology, Methodology: Back to Basics with Dr. Shadee Elmasry
Nov 8, 2016 • 96 min
My guest today is Dr. Shadee Elmasry. Born and raised in New Jersey. He is currently the Scholar in Residence and Director of Education and Community Affairs at the New Brunswick Islamic Center in New Jersey. He is also the founder and head of Safina…
Black America: Canary in the Coal Mine with Demond Handy AKA Uncle Hotep
Oct 30, 2016 • 75 min
My guest today is Demond Handy AKA Uncle Hotep. Demond is a podcaster and youtuber who offers commentary on current affairs relevant to the African American community. He is one of the most prominent figures in a growing community known…
On the Spirituality of Strength with Alexander Juan Antonio Cortes
Oct 22, 2016 • 88 min
Holistic Health and Well-Being So here’s the thing I’m getting older - I’m in my mid-30s. I’m a father. My overall health is becoming more of a concern. I don’t recover from training as well as I used to. It’s getting harder to keep the weight off. I…
Engineering the Warrior Monk with Ed Latimore
Oct 14, 2016 • 112 min
Have you ever played role-playing games (RPGs,) on table-top or video? Games like Diablo, Baldur’s Gate, Neverwinter Nights, and others allow you to create and customize characters that improve as you play through the story. The characters have…
Backpack Islamic with Dukkan Show
Sep 2, 2016 • 45 min
Simplifying Islam for the Regular Joe Muslim