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All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
Brand Nubian never sold as many albums as the many West Coast rappers burning up the charts in the early '90s, but the New York group commanded great respect in East Coast rap circles. In black neighborhoods of New York and Philadelphia, Nubian's debut album, One for All, was actually a bigger seller than many of the platinum gangsta rap releases outselling it on a national level. Influenced by De La Soul and the Jungle Brothers, Nubian favored an abstract rapping style, and Eastern rap fans were drawn to the complexity of jams like "Dance to My Ministry," "Ragtime," and "All for One." Grand Puba, Lord Jamar, and Sadat X had a lot of technique, which was what hip-hoppers...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
Brand Nubian never sold as many albums as the many West Coast rappers burning up the charts in the early '90s, but the New York group commanded great respect in East Coast rap circles. In black neighborhoods of New York and Philadelphia, Nubian's debut album, One for All, was actually a bigger seller than many of the platinum gangsta rap releases outselling it on a national level. Influenced by De La Soul and the Jungle Brothers, Nubian favored an abstract rapping style, and Eastern rap fans were drawn to the complexity of jams like "Dance to My Ministry," "Ragtime," and "All for One." Grand Puba, Lord Jamar, and Sadat X had a lot of technique, which was what hip-hoppers favored in the East. On the whole, Nubian's Nation of Islam rhetoric isn't as overbearing as some of the recordings that other Five Percenters were delivering at the time. The CD is a bit uneven, but on the whole is likable and exhilarating.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/7/2013
  • Label: Traffic Ent.
  • UPC: 829357550316
  • Catalog Number: 75503
  • Sales rank: 45,013

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Brand Nubian Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Brand Nubian Producer
Grand Puba Producer
Skeff Anselm Producer
D. Hall Producer
S. Jordan Composer
C. Miller Composer
Derek Murphy Composer
Sadat X Composer
John Gamble Producer
Geeby Dajani Producer
Dante Ross Producer, Executive Producer
Lorenzo Dechalus Composer
Maxwell Dixon Composer
S. Allen Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    All for One

    Brand Nubian's first joint was a hip hop classic. If you wasn't up on this back then you can't really say that your down with hip hop. One of many classics that came out in 1991.

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