Grand Puba & Sadat X Rip Through Brand Nubian Classics With A Live Band (Video)

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On Saturday, July 22, Grand Puba rocked the legendary Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City with a live band. For Heads who were unable to attend, there is some exclusive video footage of Puba and Brand Nubian group mate Sadat X, an unannounced guest, performing a couple of the group’s most celebrated classics.

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The clip begins with Sadat spitting part of the canonized hit “Punks Jump Up To Get Beat Down” off their 1993 sophomore album, In God We Trust. Puba, of course, had temporarily left the group to pursue a solo career after the release of their 1990 debut, and did not contribute a verse on the Diamond D-produced classic. At around the one minute mark, the band seamlessly transitions to the almost-title track off their first album, One For All, much to the crowd’s excitement. Puba and Sadat proceed to spit their memorable “All For One” verses.

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The show was a part of the venue’s Late Night concert series in association with LiveNDirect, which features living Hip-Hop legends and underground veterans over live instrumentation. The series will return in September and continue throughout the year with performances by Large Professor, Masta Ace, Skyzoo, Jean Grae, Stetsasonic and more.

As a note, last month Sadat X released The Sum Of A Man, produced by Diamond D and out on his Dymond Mine label.