Edan

Real Name:
Edan Portnoy
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Edan Portnoy is a Rockville, Maryland raised MC, producer and turntablist also known as the Humble Magnificent. He has released 2 full albums, several 12" singles, remixes and mixtapes.
He has contributed beats for Mr. Lif, Murs, Akrobatic and Time Machine. A remix of Vast Aire & MF Doom's song "Superfriends" was beautifully reworked by Edan for Adult Swim's free "Chocolate Swim E.P." MP3 download. He has also collaborated on several projects with Cut Chemist.
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Albums

none Edan - Artchitecture album art Edan Artchitecture(CDr) Not On Label none US 1999 Sell This Version
Edan - Primitive Plus album art Edan Primitive Plus (Album) Not On Label (Edan Self-released) US 2000 Sell This Version
Edan - Quick-Mix Parrty album art Edan The DJ* Quick-Mix Parrty Not On Label (Edan Self-Released) US 2002 Sell This Version
none Edan - Primitive Plus Album Sampler Volume 2 album art Edan Primitive Plus Album Sampler Volume 2(CD, Advance, MiniAlbum + CD, Album, MiniAlbum, EP,) Lewis Recordings none USA, Canada & UK 2002 Sell This Version
Edan - Beauty And The Beat album art Edan Beauty And The Beat (Album) Lewis Recordings UK 2005 Sell This Version
Edan - "Echo Party" album art Edan "Echo Party" (Album) Five Day Weekend US 2009 Sell This Version
Edan - Days Before It Happened (Academy In-Store Practice Session: 12/14/12) album art Oxygen (16) & Edan Oxygen (16) & Edan - Days Before It Happened (Academy In-Store Practice Session: 12/14/12) Not On Label US 2012 Sell This Version
none Edan - Live At Hedon: Zwolle, Netherlands (3-30-13) album art Oxygen (16) & Edan Oxygen (16) & Edan - Live At Hedon: Zwolle, Netherlands (3-30-13)(CDr, Ltd, Num, Liv) Not On Label none US 2013 Sell This Version
STH2395 Edan - Humble Pi album art Homeboy Sandman & Edan Homeboy Sandman & Edan - Humble Pi(LP, Album) Stones Throw Records STH2395 US 2018 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Edan - Sing It Shitface album art Edan Sing It Shitface Biscuithead Recordings US 1999 Sell This Version
Edan - Rapperfection album art Edan Rapperfection Sun Moon Records US 2000 Sell This Version
Edan - Mic Manipulator / Humble Magnificent album art Edan Mic Manipulator / Humble Magnificent (Maxi) Lewis Recordings UK 2001 Sell This Version
HM001 Edan - Drop Some Smooth Lyrics album art Edan The Humble Magnificent* Drop Some Smooth Lyrics(12") Humble Mag Records HM001 US 2001 Sell This Version
Edan - Fake Live Show album art Edan Fake Live Show (EP) Not On Label US 2002 Sell This Version
Edan - Sprain Your Tapedeck album art Edan Sprain Your Tapedeck (EP) Lewis Recordings UK 2002 Sell This Version
Edan - Emcees Smoke Crack Remixx / I'll Come Running Back 2 You album art Edan Emcees Smoke Crack Remixx / I'll Come Running Back 2 You Lewis Recordings UK 2002 Sell This Version
0004 Edan - Rap Beautician / Just Listen album art Edan Rap Beautician / Just Listen(7", Promo) HipHopSite.com Recordings 0004 US 2002 Sell This Version
Edan - I See Colours / The Science Of The Two album art Edan I See Colours / The Science Of The Two (Single) Lewis Recordings US 2004 Sell This Version
Edan - Torture Chamber (Remix) album art Edan Featuring Percee P Edan Featuring Percee P - Torture Chamber (Remix) (EP) Lewis Recordings UK 2005 Sell This Version
0022, BN701 Edan - Funky Rhyming album art Edan Funky Rhyming(7", S/Sided, Ltd) HipHopSite.com Recordings, Big Nose Recordings 0022, BN701 US 2005 Sell This Version
LEWIS12007 Edan - Fumbling Over Words That Rhyme B/W Beauty album art Edan Fumbling Over Words That Rhyme B/W Beauty(12") Lewis Recordings LEWIS12007 UK 2005 Sell This Version
MLR-2007 Edan - Funky Voltron album art Edan Funky Voltron(7", Ltd, Cle) Miclife Recordings MLR-2007 Japan 2005 Sell This Version
Edan - The Gift album art The Whitefield Brothers* Feat. Edan & Mr. Lif The Whitefield Brothers* Feat. Edan & Mr. Lif - The Gift (Single) Now-Again Records US 2009 Sell This Version
Edan - Spaceship Earth / Terror album art DJ Format Featuring Edan / Mr. Lif DJ Format Featuring Edan / Mr. Lif - Spaceship Earth / Terror Slice-Of-Spice, Project Blue Book US 2012 Sell This Version
WPJ-FLEX 6 Edan - Metal Storm album art Cut Chemist Feat. Edan, Mr. Lif Cut Chemist Feat. Edan, Mr. Lif - Metal Storm(Flexi, 7", Shape, S/Sided, Promo, Squ) Wax Poetics Japan WPJ-FLEX 6 Japan 2013 Sell This Version

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BadNewsNamorski

BadNewsNamorski

October 13, 2009
I saw this dude back in Two Thousand Two, and he cauterized my frontal lobes with quality and precision. The clincher was him rhyming and scratching simultaneously. My eyes rolled back, my ass fell off, and I woke up the following Tuesday in Schenectady, NY. I promptly hitched a ride from an ibis, flew to Fat Beats, and bought the Primitive Plus album. It was the best decision I made in that twenty four hours.
flea

flea

July 16, 2009
Someone who really elevated their skill level publicly in an almost magical transformation. This guy is a pure wizard when it comes to doing whatever he does nowadays.

Completely slept on by the mainstream and underground alike. A beatmaker who isn't afraid to be experimental and completely maintains the funk while doing so. I will be the first to tell you his "Beauty and the Beat" is what I consider to be the hiphop equivalent of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band" structurally.
Jerooom

Jerooom

April 8, 2007
edited over 13 years ago
What!!? Nobody's commented on this guy yet! amazing... In short, Edan is the man... proper hip hop, he's got the beats, the lyrics, the flow, the humour, the party attitude.. proper stuff..

Check his 'Primitive Plus' LP for an insight into just how great hip hop could be.. Also his production on the mr. lif track 'live from the plantation' helps make that one of the best tracks ever made (in my opinion).. Maximal respect..

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