March 13, 2021
Rapper Sadat X Shares an Inspiring message with Sober is Dope
Thank you Sadat X for shouting out the Sober is Dope Podcast community. It is a honor.
Derek Murphy (born December 29, 1968), better known as Sadat X, is an American rapper, best known as a member of Alternative hip hop group Brand Nubian. Originally known as Derek X, Sadat takes his name from former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat.
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Sadat X is involved in teaching children. He has worked as an elementary school teacher in New Rochelle, qualified as a firefighter, and coaches children's basketball for the New York City Basketball League.
On March 23, 2010, Sadat X released Wild Cowboys II, the sequel to his 1996 solo debut Wild Cowboys, on Fat Beats Records. The album featured guest appearances from Ill Bill, Kurupt, A.G., Brand Nubian, Rhymefest and others, with production from Pete Rock, Diamond D, Buckwild, Sir Jinx, Will Tell and Dub Sonata. On February 23, 2010, he released an EP, containing five songs from the album and complementary instrumentals. The first single from the album was "Turn It Up" which features and is produced by, Pete Rock.
In 2015, Sadat appeared in Mya Baker's documentary film Afraid of Dark which examined the experiences of Black men in America.
In 2009, Sadat X and music producer Will Tell developed a wine-tasting web series entitled True Wine Connoisseurs. The wine show with a hip hop twist is now in its 5th season.
On December 22, 2005, Sadat was arrested in Harlem and charged with criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment and resisting arrest. On October 3, 2006, Female Fun Music released Sadat's third full-length album Black October. Listen to Have a Good Life on YouTube: https://youtu.be/sa9TZuya9j4
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