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|Birth name||Derek Murphy|
|Born||December 29, 1968|
|Origin||Bronx, New York|
Female Fun Music
Fat Beats Records
6.8.2 Records Inc.
|Associated acts||Brand Nubian, Grand Puba, Diamond D, Lord Finesse, DITC, Showbiz & A.G., Buckwild, The Beatnuts, Kool Keith, Beatehaş, Vlad Dobrescu|
Sadat X (born Derek Murphy; December 29, 1968) 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.
In 1996, Sadat appeared on the Red Hot Organization's compilation CD, America is Dying Slowly, alongside Biz Markie, Wu-Tang Clan, and Fat Joe, among many other prominent hip hop artists. The CD, meant to raise awareness of the AIDS epidemic among African American men, was heralded as "a masterpiece" by The Source magazine.
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.
Sadat is involved in teaching children. Has worked as an elementary school teacher in New Rochelle, New York. Qualified as a firefighter in New Rochelle, New York. Coaches children's basketball for the New York City Basketball League. He also played point guard for the Howard University basketball team.
On March 23, 2010, Sadat X released Wild Cowboys II, the long-awaited sequel to his 1996 solo debut Wild Cowboys, on Fat Beats Records. The album featured several guest appearances from Ill Bill, Kurupt, A.G., Brand Nubian, Rhymefest and others, with production from Pete Rock, Diamond D, Buckwild, Sir Jinx and others. On February 23, 2010, he released an EP, containing five songs from the album and their complementary instrumentals, which is currently available at any music store. The first single from the album is "Turn It Up" which features, and is produced by, Pete Rock. A music video for the song premiered on March 12, 2010, which contains cameo appearances from different New York veteran rappers.
Solo albums 
|The State of New York vs. Derek Murphy
|Experience & Education
|Brand New Bein'
|Wild Cowboys II
|Love, Hell or Right
Guest Appearances 
|1991||"Show Business"||A Tribe Called Quest||The Low End Theory|
|1996||"[Stay Away From The] Nasty Hoes"||Various Artists||America Is Dying Slowly|
|1996||"Wild Cowboys in Bucktown"||O.G.C.||Da Storm|
|1997||"Never"||Diamond D||Hatred, Passions and Infidelity|
|1999||"1-9-9-9"||Hi-Tek, Common||Soundbombing II|
|1999||"Static"||Kool Keith||Black Elvis/Lost in Space|
|1997||"You And You And You"||Frankie Cutlass||Politics' & Bullshit|
|2006||"Top Shelf"||Outerspace||Blood And Ashes|
|2007||"Rollin'"||Marco Polo, A.G., JuJu||Port Authority|
|2008||"Stay In Ya Lane"||Craig G & Marley Marl||Operation Take Back Hip-Hop|
|2012||"The International"||Babylon Warchild & C-Rayz Walz||Babylon Warchild Presents: The Gatekeepers|