Brand Nubian is an American hip hop group from New Rochelle, New York, consisting of three MC's: 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. Their 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. About.com placed the
group on its list of the "25 Greatest Rap Groups of All Time."