Hip hop powerhouses Brand Nubian are best known for their socially conscious and politically charged content.
Brand Nubian was formed in the New York suburb of New Rochelle in the late ’80s with an original lineup of rap luminaries: Grand Puba, Sadat X and Lord Jamar. Nubian’s debut album, One for All, is one of the most popular and acclaimed alternative hip-hop albums of the 1990s. Brand Nubian is best known for their socially conscious and politically charged content. With such immensely popular singles as “Slow Down” and “Punks Jump Up to Get Beat Down,” the band has established themselves as one of the most influential groups in hip-hop history.