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Happy Birthday To New Rochelle’s Lord Jamar

Lord Jamar turns 46 on Wednesday.
Lord Jamar turns 46 on Wednesday.

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to New Rochelle’s Lord Jamar!

Lord Jamar, who was born in New Rochelle, turns 46 on Wednesday.

Jamar, a rapper and actor, was born on Sept. 17, 1968. He is a member of the hip-hop group Brand Nubian, which formed in 1989. As an actor, he is best known for his role of Supreme Allah on the TV series "Oz." He has appeared on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Third Watch" and "The Sopranos."

He has also done production work for artists such as Dead Prez, Buckshot, Shaka Amazulu The 7th and Tom Browne. He released his debut solo album "The 5% Album" (an album dedicated to the Nation of Gods and Earths) on June 27, 2006. Like his onscreen character on "Oz," Jamar is a member of the Nation of Gods and Earths.

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