Sadat X (Brand Nubian) | Interview
Sadat X is an emcee most notably known for his contributions in the hip hop pioneering group Brand Nubian from New Rochelle, NY. Brand Nubian formed in 1989, releasing their first single, “Brand Nubian”. All three emcees (Sadat X, Grand Puba, & Lord Jamar) have released solo projects, and they are respected as one of the most popular hip hop groups to date. X is a qualified New Rochelle firefighter, has taught children as an elementary school teacher, and coaches children’s basketball for the NYC Basketball League. Sadat X is featured in D-Nice’s “True Hip Hop Stories” series on YouTube, discussing his history and early struggles with Brand Nubian. His latest solo album, Love, Hell, Or Right, was released in 2012, followed by the 2013 release of Planet Of The Grapes with producer Will Tell.