Sab the Artist
Sab the Artist
|Birth name||Musab Saad|
|Also known as||Beyond, Musab, SAB, Minnesota Slicks, General Woundwart|
|Genres||Hip hop, pop, R&B|
|Occupation(s)||Rapper, singer-songwriter, producer|
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Musab Saad, better known by his stage name Sab the Artist, Musab, or Beyond, is an American recording artist, rapper, songwriter, record producer and music executive from Minneapolis, Minnesota, currently residing in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Known first by the moniker Beyond and later as Musab, Sab the Artist was a member of the Headshots crew before he, along with Slug (Sean Daley), Ant (Anthony Davis) and Siddiq (Brent Sayers), founded indie hip hop label Rhymesayers Entertainment. In 1996, Beyond had the label's very first release Comparison. In 1999, he released Be-Sides. Dynospectrum's self-titled debut album was also released that year. In 2002, Respect the Life, his first studio album as Musab, was released on Rhymesayers.
Long known as a hip hop artist, Sab's recent projects, including his 2010 EP Sab the Artist and the full-length album H.G.H. (Heaven, Girls, Hell) he is currently working with Ultra Chorus of Minneapolis, MN are instead a fusion of "Hip Hop, Pop, R&B, and Electronic sounds".
- Comparison (1996) (as Beyond)
- Dynospectrum (1999) (with Dynospectrum as General Woundwart)
- Be-Sides (1999) (as Beyond)
- Respect the Life (2002) (as Musab)
- Slicks Box (2007) (as Sab the Artist)
- Love Is in the Air (2011) (as Sab the Artist)
- HGH (Heaven, Girls, Hell) (2012) (as Sab the Artist with Ultra Chorus)
- Actin' Rich (1999) (as Musab)
- Sab the Artist EP (2010) (as Sab the Artist)
- The Awful Truth (2012) (as Musab with Abstract Rude)
- Atmosphere - "Current Status" and "Adjust" from Overcast! (1997)
- The Planets - "Global" from The Opening (2002)
- Atmosphere - "Flesh (Remix)" (2002)
- Atmosphere - "Southsiders Remix" (2014)
- Atmosphere - "Earring" from Mi Vida Local (2018)
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- Beacham, Kevin (May 14, 2013). "H2 Local highlights Musab's 'Revival' EP". The Current. Minnesota Public Radio.
- Las Vegas City Life
- Stolman, Elissa (August 25, 2011). "Label Profile: Rhymesayers - Evidence, J-Bird and Atmosphere's Slug talk Rhymesayers". CMJ.
- Brown, Marisa. "Musab: Biography", Allmusic. Retrieved September 21, 2013.
- Kangas, Chaz (October 16, 2012). "Sab the Artist on Respect the Life's 10th anniversary". City Pages.
- "Musab Switches To Hiero Imperium From Rhymesayers Entertainment To Release His New Album Entitled Slick's Box". Hip Hop Press. 2007-05-06. Retrieved 2012-01-29.
- Vasquez, Andres (August 31, 2007). "Musab - The Slicks Box". HipHopDX.
- "Rhymesayers Entertainment :: Musab". Rhymesayers.com. 2002-10-29. Retrieved 2012-01-29.