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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.   Now a Dayz (That's What's Up)
  5.   The Solution by Buckshot
  6.   Money Makes the World Go Round
  7.   The Lick featuring Murs
  8.   Whassup with U? featuring Buckshot
  9.   Side Talk
  10.   You by Buckshot
  11.   Mr. Dream Merchant (Intro)
  12.   Out of Town
  13.   Jamla's Coming at You
  14.   Cigarettes and Liquor by Murs
  15.   Just Display by Buckshot
  16.   Ready (Brand New Day) by Buckshot
  17.   Thank You featuring D.O.X.
  18.   You Wanna by NBS
  19.   Keep It Going by Buckshot
  20.   He's Back
  21.   West Coast Cinderella by Murs
  22.   No Future featuring Buckshot
  23.   Vikki Veil by Murs
  24.   The Last Time featuring Naledge
  25.   Go All Out (No Doubt!!!) featuring Buckshot
  26.   Let It Bang featuring Ness
  27.   The Righteous Way to Go
  28.   Be Cool featuring Buckshot
  29.   No Time to Chill by Little Brother
  30.   Hold It Down featuring Buckshot
  31.   No Comparison
  32.   Fornever featuring Kurupt
  33.   Intro -- The Formula featuring Buckshot
  34.   Throwin' Shade by Buckshot
  35.   Sunday featuring Chaundon
  36.   The Big Bang by Buckshot
  37.   Merchants of Dreams featuring Chaundon
  38.   What I Gotta Say by Buckshot
  39.   Food For Thought
  40.   The Change Up by Buckshot
  41.   SAM by Buckshot
  42.   Stop Rapping by Buckshot
  43.   Raiden's Theme
  44.   I Used To Love H.E.R. (Again) by Murs
  45.   Shinin' Yall featuring Arafat Yates
  46.   Here We Go by Buckshot
  47.   Backlash featuring Buckshot
  48.   Baking Soda featuring Big Treal
  49.   I Don't Know Why
  50.   Birdz (Fly the Coup)
  51.   It Ain't Over featuring Jozeemo
  52.   Live from Roscoe's featuring Kurupt
  53.   Chemistry 101
  54.   The Feeling by Buckshot
  55.   Crazy by Buckshot
  56.   Special Remix featuring Median
  57.   The Score
  58.   Rather Be With You
  59.   One for You (Big Lou) featuring Buckshot
  60.   What Makes a Man featuring Big Pooh
  61.   Saved featuring Joe Scudda
  62.   Reminisce featuring BIg Remo The Great
  63.   Slippin
  64.   Shots featuring Big Dho
  65.   Pat Em Down by Buckshot
  66.   Man Listen (Cause Ummm) featuring Arafat Yates
  67.   U Wonderin
  68.   Out of Town featuring Buckshot
  69.   The Milky Lowa by Camp Lo
  70.   Asian Girl by Murs

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