Birth Place: New Rochelle, New York
Years Active: 1989 - present
Genres: Hip Hop
Brand Nubian is a hip hop group from New Rochelle, New York, consisting of three emcees: Grand Puba (born Maxwell Dixon, on March 4, 1966), Sadat X (formerly Derek X, born Derek Murphy, on December 29, 1968) and Lord Jamar (born Lorenzo Dechalus, on September 17, 1968), and two DJs: DJ Alamo and DJ Sincere. Its debut album, ''One for All'' is one of the most popular and acclaimed alternative hip hop albums of the 1990s, known for socially conscious and politically charged content inspired by the teachings of the Nation of Gods and Earths.
Grand Puba Keith Murray The Beatnuts Nice & Smooth Jeru The Damaja Black Moon