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Paul Nathaniel Barman (born October 30, 1974), better known by his stage name MC Paul Barman, is an American rapper. His rapping style makes extensive use of multisyllabic rhymes as well as feminine rhyme.


Barman is from Ridgewood, New Jersey. He is Jewish. He attended Brown University.[1]

MC Paul Barman released his debut EP, It's Very Stimulating, on Wordsound in 2000; it was produced by Prince Paul.[2] His first album, Paullelujah!, was released on Coup d'État in 2002.[3] He released his second album, Thought Balloon Mushroom Cloud, on Househusband in 2009.[4]

He has toured with Blackalicious.[5]





Guest appearances

  • Deltron 3030 - "Meet Cleofis Randolph the Patriarch" from Deltron 3030 (2000)
  • MF Doom - "Hot Guacamole" from MM..LeftOvers (2004)
  • Mr. Dead - "Chemically Imbalanced" from Metabolics Volume II: Dawn of the Dead (2001)
  • Masta Ace - "Roommates Meet" from Disposable Arts (2001)
  • DJ Yoda - "Salvation Barmy" from How to Cut and Paste Mix Tape Vol.1 (2001)
  • Le Hammond Inferno - "Man from Lafonda (Paul Barman Remix)" from This Is Bungalow (2004)
  • Prince Paul - "Inside Your Mind" and "The Night My Girlfriend Left Me" from Itstrumental (2005)
  • DJ Yoda - "Salaam" from The Amazing Adventures of DJ Yoda (2006)
  • Memory Man - "Live from Death Row" from "Live from Death Row" (2007)
  • Rushden & Diamonds - "We Want Rushden" and "Money" from 2010 (2010)
  • Open Mike Eagle - "Exiled from the Getalong Gang" from Rappers Will Die of Natural Causes (2011)
  • Open Mike Eagle - "Starz" from 4nml Hsptl (2012)
  • Open Mike Eagle - "Trickeration" from A Special Episode of (2015)


  1. ^ Rosen, Jody (April 23, 2000). "MUSIC; Rapping in Whiteface (for Laughs)". The New York Times. Retrieved July 30, 2008. 
  2. ^ Quinlan, Thomas (April 2000). "MC Paul Barman - It's Very Stimulating". Exclaim!. 
  3. ^ LeMay, Matt (November 20, 2002). "MC Paul Barman: Paullelujah!". Pitchfork Media. 
  4. ^ Candiotto, Nicholas (June 5, 2010). "MC Paul Barman - Thought Balloon Mushroom Cloud". Potholes in My Blog. 
  5. ^ Murray, Margaret (January 14, 2003). "Paullelujah!". XLR8R. Archived from the original on 2013-10-27.