Lord Jamar (born Lorenzo Dechalus, September 17, 1968 in New Rochelle, New York) is an American emcee and actor. 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. He also appeared in a much talked about episode of The (White) Rapper Show in which he criticized contestant John Brown for naming his company Ghetto Revival. Like his onscreen character on Oz, Jamar is a member of the Nation of Gods and Earths. He is married to New Orleans native Andrea Marie and they have one son, Jamar Allah. While keeping busy acting, rapping, and engaging in faith based organizations, he shares homes with his wife and son between New Orleans, New York, and Los Angeles. Jamar now lives Staten Island, New York with his son Jamar.
“Supreme Mathematics (Knowledge Mix):”
“Deep Space (Feat RZA):”
“Supreme Mathematics (Born Mix):”
“Same Ole Girl (Feat Prodigal Sun):”
A Tribe Called Quest – “Show Business (Feat. Lord Jamar, Sadat X & Diamond D):”