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Growing up in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the boy who would become producer 9th Wonder, Pat Douthit, performed in the school band and also played keyboards at home. Initially, while a student at North Carolina Central University, Douthit planned on saving his money for the producer's favorite tool, the MPC, but after a friend showed him that he could make the beats he wanted on a computer, he decided to use that instead. In 1998 he met classmates and future bandmates Phonte and Big Pooh, and with them soon formed Little Brother. Their first album, The Listening, was released in 2003, and 9th Wonder began to receive further attention after he remixed Nas' 2002 album, God's Son, naming it God's Stepson, as well as the track "Threat," which he produced on Jay-Z's seminal The Black Album. Work with Murs, Buckshot, Jean Grae, Destiny's Child, and Mary J. Blige followed, as well as another Little Brother record, 2005's Minstrel Show, the same year his proper solo debut, Dream Merchant, Vol. 1, came out. In 2007, 9th Wonder left Little Brother and spent his time both producing tracks for the likes of Erykah Badu and Sean Price, and teaching a class on hip-hop at NCCU and collaborating with Boot Camp Clik's Buckshot for an album called The Formula, which was released in the spring of 2008. Two collaborative albums arrived in 2010, with Fornever featuring Murs and Death of a Pop Star featuring David Banner. The proper solo effort The Wonder Years followed in 2011, while the 2012 release, The Solution, teamed the producer with rapper Buckshot. Another collaborative effort with Murs, The Final Adventure, also arrived in 2012, while 2015 was the year he dropped the album Indie 500 with Talib Kweli. ~ Marisa Brown
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    Popularity
  2.   Brooklyn in My Mind featuring DJ Premier
  3.   The Ghetto
  4.   The Solution by Buckshot
  5.   Now a Dayz (That's What's Up)
  6.   The Feeling by Buckshot
  7.   No Comparison
  8.   Live from Roscoe's featuring Kurupt
  9.   The Righteous Way to Go
  10.   You by Buckshot
  11.   The Change Up by Buckshot
  12.   Crazy by Buckshot
  13.   Stop Rapping by Buckshot
  14.   What I Gotta Say by Buckshot
  15.   The Lick featuring Murs
  16.   Cigarettes and Liquor by Murs
  17.   Man Listen (Cause Ummm) featuring Arafat Yates
  18.   Whassup with U? featuring Buckshot
  19.   Go All Out (No Doubt!!!) featuring Buckshot
  20.   Saved featuring Joe Scudda
  21.   Sunday featuring Chaundon
  22.   You Wanna by NBS
  23.   No Time to Chill by Little Brother
  24.   Money Makes the World Go Round
  25.   I Don't Know Why
  26.   Out of Town featuring Buckshot
  27.   Side Talk
  28.   Slippin
  29.   Chemistry 101
  30.   U Wonderin
  31.   SAM by Buckshot
  32.   Merchants of Dreams featuring Chaundon
  33.   Out of Town
  34.   Mr. Dream Merchant (Intro)
  35.   Raiden's Theme
  36.   Intro -- The Formula featuring Buckshot
  37.   Birdz (Fly the Coup)
  38.   Keep It Going by Buckshot
  39.   West Coast Cinderella by Murs
  40.   Rather Be With You
  41.   The Big Bang by Buckshot
  42.   He's Back
  43.   Pat Em Down by Buckshot
  44.   The Score
  45.   Jamla's Coming at You
  46.   Fornever featuring Kurupt
  47.   Hold It Down featuring Buckshot
  48.   Throwin' Shade by Buckshot
  49.   One for You (Big Lou) featuring Buckshot
  50.   Be Cool featuring Buckshot
  51.   Ready (Brand New Day) by Buckshot
  52.   Special Remix featuring Median
  53.   Reminisce featuring BIg Remo The Great
  54.   It Ain't Over featuring Jozeemo
  55.   What Makes a Man featuring Big Pooh
  56.   Thank You featuring D.O.X.
  57.   The Milky Lowa by Camp Lo
  58.   Baking Soda featuring Big Treal
  59.   Food For Thought
  60.   Let It Bang featuring Ness
  61.   Shinin' Yall featuring Arafat Yates
  62.   Shots featuring Big Dho
  63.   Just Display by Buckshot
  64.   Here We Go by Buckshot
  65.   Asian Girl by Murs
  66.   Backlash featuring Buckshot
  67.   No Future featuring Buckshot
  68.   Vikki Veil by Murs
  69.   I Used To Love H.E.R. (Again) by Murs
  70.   The Last Time featuring Naledge

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