The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center in Amman, Jordan have released their third annual list of the 500 most influential Muslims in the world and included Muhammad Ali, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Mos Def.

According to the group, the list is suppose to highlight any person who has the power (be it cultural, ideological, financial, political or otherwise) to make a change that will have a significant impact on the Muslim World.

Below is an excerpt from this years list:


(hat tip RapRadar)