"Faith is more essential than fashion," Wharnsby chants in "The Veil," a provocative tune that portrays Western women's fashion as indecent while celebrating Muslim modesty. "Full of Humility" urges Muslims to set aside pride and be grateful for Allah's blessings. "What Did I do Today?" beckons Muslims to ponder their daily actions.
Wharnsby is a strict interpreter of the faith, and his music has a spare simplicity to match. Wharnsby relies on a cappella harmonies or light percussion accompaniments to convey his message, and almost all the tunes have the catchy, singable overtones of summer camp songs. The sound is rich enough appeal to Western ears, but the teachings of Islam are clearly Wharnsby's reason for singing.