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

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