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

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