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

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