Shahidi Islam has been studying the biblical scriptures for over 20 years. He has also studied sociology and anthropology at Goldsmiths University of London. In 2009 Islam began studying the Tantric arts and also took to gaining a deeper understanding of ancient Egyptian philosophy. Islam travelled throughout the East Coast of the United States in the 1990s where he began associating with the godbody, but he officially gained knowledge of self in 2011 and knowledge 120 in 2014. Islam now lives in London where he guides other black people towards spiritual excellence.