Professor X the Overseer

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Professor X the Overseer (Lumumba Carson)
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Professor X, 1992.
Background information
Birth nameLumumba Carson
Also known asProfessor X, PXO, Baba Professor X the Overseer
Born(1956-08-04)August 4, 1956
OriginBrooklyn, New York, USA
DiedMarch 17, 2006(2006-03-17) (aged 49)
Brooklyn, New York, USA
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper and activist
Years active1989–2006
Labels4th & B'way/Island/PolyGram Records
Polydor/PolyGram Records
Associated actsX Clan
Queen Mother Rage

Lumumba Carson (August 4, 1956 – March 17, 2006), known by his stage names Baba Professor X the Overseer, Professor X, or PXO was born the son of Brooklyn-based activist Sonny Carson.

Carson was a founding member of the hip hop group X Clan and was featured in nearly all songs on the albums To the East, Blackwards (1990) and Xodus (1992), right before the group went on hiatus. He released two solo albums:Years of the 9, on the Blackhand Side (1990) and Puss 'N Boots (The Struggle Continues...) (1993).

Carson died from complications associated with spinal meningitis in 2006.[1]

He has left behind two daughters, Amanimelele Carson and Hebhyanza Wilkins.


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