Lord Jamar (born Lorenzo Dechalus, September 17, 1968 in New Rochelle, New York) is a rapper 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 also appeared on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Third Watch and The Sopranos. He released his debut The 5% Album on June 27th, 2006.