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Sadat X
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Birth name

Derek Murphy

Also known as

Derek X


29 December 1968 (age 45)


The Bronx, New York, U.S.


Hip hop

Years active



Elektra, Loud, Arista, Relativity, Babygrande, Female Fun, Fat Beats, 6.8.2 Records

Associated acts

Brand Nubian, Buckwild, Diamond D, Diggin' in the Crates Crew, Grand Puba, Ill Bill, Kool Keith, Lord Finesse, Showbiz & A.G., The Beatnuts

Derek Murphy (born 29 December 1968), better known by his stage name Sadat X, is an American rapper, most famed 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.


See also: Brand Nubian discography

  • 1996: Wild Cowboys
  • 2000: The State of New York vs. Derek Murphy
  • 2005: Experience & Education
  • 2006: Black October
  • 2008: Generation X
  • 2009: Brand New Bein'
  • 2010: Wild Cowboys II
  • 2011: No Features
  • 2012: Love, Hell or Right
  • 2014: New York Never Left