The M Word Podcast follows the journey of friends Ikram, Najma and Zahur as they navigate life as young, black, Muslim women in their early 20’s living in London. Each bringing to the discussion their unique experiences and perspectives, this talented and funny trio has biweekly episodes where they discuss music, relationships and spirituality alongside their daily war on the pests of this Dunya.
Leave Grandma Alone
In this weeks episode, ikram shares the great names given to the mountain folk. Najma tells the tale about the unfortunate grandma and zahur explains her beliefs on why you shouldn’t be attached to your lovers.
We Are The Captains Now
In this special episode, we’re cosplaying pirates of the Indian Ocean in @TheBoatPod. In this intimate and lively setting we discuss our financial journeys as adults and the mantras that keep the money anxiety at bay. Ikram poses a question about long distance relationships and claims those who must parlay across the seas are stronger than others. Kadz also makes her debut on the pod with her seductive voice.
BLM Halima ft Amira
This weeks episode we are joined by our friend Amira who’s a model, presenter, aspiring DJ and a creative. We cover topics from racism at work, TW// sexual harassment in the Somali community and how Amira got into her creative bag. Ikram tells a story of she almost got beaten up by an auntie on the train. Instagram: @themwordpodcast_ @mira.hxs
Can I Pull You For A Chat Ft Sushi
This week episode we’re joined by the amazing Sushi. We discuss some of our tactics when trying to navigate conversations with men. Sushi also shares her journey of self acceptance and some of the trails and tribulations she’s experienced. One of the most fun episodes we’ve recorded!!!!!
In this episode we DeBrief on DaBottom of the barrel. We also delve deep into discussions regarding when parenting should come to an end, as well as the logistics behind wedding prep. Ikram blesses us with a lovely story of how she runs siren drills in local coffee shops for fun.
Chocolate and Indomie ft No Signal Radio Babes
In this weeks episode we are joined by the beautiful Huda and Ghadeer, two of the many amazing people that run No Signal radio and Recess parties. We discuss their journey of starting one of the most successful Black Radio stations as black Muslim women. We delve into our stories from uni, dugsi and school. Also can you mix your friendship groups?
Warning: Don’t listen on public transport
Not if you don’t want to look like your having a seizure as you try and conceal your laugh with with a mask on!
One of the most enjoyable podcasts ever it feels like I’ve been friends with them forever. INJECT IT!!!!
Cried with laughter on the train 🤣
I had the pleasure of meeting one of these fabulous girls yesterday. Been listening to the podcast ever since ... sassy, sparky, smart!!