New 9th Wonder Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


9th Wonder on Political Hip-Hop: “Every Time We Feel Oppressed, Our Music Gets Better” [Feature ]

Hip-hop is a multifaceted and diverse art form and culture that has, over the last 40 years, come to represent many different truths for different people. Its most potent incarnation, however, has arguably been as a... Read More


The Roots Tap 9th Wonder & Salaam Remi for Upcoming ‘End Game’ Album [Feature ]

There is no timetable for the release of The Roots' forthcoming full-length, End Game, but we're learning more about the production muscle that the Philly crew has recruited for their 12th and final solo... Read More


9th Wonder Reveals the Emcee at the Top of His Bucket List [Feature ]

Over the course of his 15-year career, legendary producer 9th Wonder has worked with a who's who list of talented emcees. In addition to producing two albums as a part of Little Brother, as well as records for Jay Z,... Read More


Kendrick Lamar Was the Fourth Rapper to Hear 9th Wonder’s “Duckworth” Beats [Feature ]

One of the many highlights on Kendrick Lamar's outstanding new album DAMN. is "Duckworth," a spellbinding record that tells the story of how TDE CEO Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith could have killed Kendrick's father Ducky... Read More


That Time Kendrick Lamar Solicited a “Prove It” Beat From 9th Wonder on Twitter [Feature ]

Twitter can be an unforgiving place, but only as unforgiving as you allow it to be. Tyler, The Creator, Action Bronson and Lil Yachty have all had old tweets dug up from their pre-fame grave that made things awkward at... Read More


Kendrick Lamar’s ‘TPAB’ Among Hip-Hop Classics to Be Archived in Harvard Library [Feature ]

I can’t possibly stress 9th Wonder’s contributions to hip-hop culture enough. Aside from the great music, the man has spent his career investing in hip-hop through numerous avenues, including his record label... Read More


Reminder: 9th Wonder Incredibly Made Jay Z’s “Threat” Beat in 25 Minutes [Feature ]

13 years ago, Jay Z set out to make what he thought at the time would be his final album. Of course, we know now that Jay just couldn’t stay away from the game, and although it wasn’t his last, The Black Album is... Read More


9th Wonder Believes We’re In The Midst of Bi-Generational “Sonic Warfare” [Feature ]

In just the past week, artists like Ab-Soul, Blueprint, and Pete Rock have all offered their opinions on the never-ending saga that is the “new school vs. old school” debate. Earlier today (September... Read More


“Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition” Taught Me to Love Hip-Hop & Myself [Feature ]

You know the drill by now. Every time an album anniversary happens the rap world kicks into high gear; tweets, articles, pictures, etc. Don’t get me wrong, it’s important to celebrate dope hip-hop, but quite... Read More


Cheat Code Review: Murs & 9th Wonder’s “Brighter Daze” Album [Feature ]

Great albums don’t just change music, they change lives. Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition is a great album; Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition changed my life. I know it sounds a little sensationalist, a little sappy, but... Read More


Murs & 9th Wonder - Brighter Daze [Album]

Three years removed from what was to believed to be their fifth and final collaborative album in The Final Adventure, underground legends MURS and 9th Wonder have returned with a brand new project, entitled Brighter Daze.... Read More


Little Brother is Not Coming Back, Here’s Why They Matter [Feature ]

When 9th Wonder announced on Twitter, “Little Brother is not coming back,” there wasn’t an uproar, the day continued as if he announced his grocery list. It wasn’t a surprise, it’s been... Read More


9th Wonder: The Jamla Records Origin Story, Masta Ace & More #A3CProAudio [Feature ]

It would appear that Jamla is, indeed, the squad.  A day after our conversation with Khrysis, we sit with the legendary 9th Wonder at this year's A3C Pro Audio conference to see if we can learn... Read More


Terrace Martin ft. 9th Wonder - Angel [Stream]

Couldn’t get enough of Terrace Martin‘s 2013 studio debut, 3ChordFold? Then you’ll want to mark you calendars for the West Coast artist/producer’s next project, which will boast a number of new tracks... Read More


9th Wonder - Bladey Mae (The Beat Tape) [Album]

"This past weekend, I met my grandma, Beulah Mae Jarrett Douthit's family (my dad's mother) for the first time. My grandma passed in 1965, so I've had no connection to her at all. I listened to the elders talk about her all... Read More


Big K.R.I.T x 9th Wonder - Reign On [Stream & Download]

When it comes to attaining a position of power in the game, getting there is less than half the battle—staying there is the hard part. That said, you won’t catch Big K.R.I.T. or 9th Wonder slipping. On their... Read More


The DJBooth x 9th Wonder “Jamla Jam Session” Show in Austin [Feature ]

SXSW is exhilarating, but it can also be hectic, stressful and dehydrating. That's why The DJBooth has teamed up with the legendary 9th Wonder and his burgeoning Jamla Records label for the Jamla Jam Session, which will give... Read More


Masta Killa x 9th Wonder - Food [Stream]

After six years without a solo LP, Masta Killa has got a little rebuilding to do. Thus, in the interest of pulling new fans into the fray, the founding Wu Tang member’s dedicated his latest single to the most... Read More


Buckshot x 9th Wonder - Crazy [Stream]

Released last Tuesday to record stores and online retailers, Buckshot and 9th Wonder‘s latest collaborative full-length can be summed up in a single word: Crazy. As for precisely what flavor of insanity to expect on the... Read More


MURS x 9th Wonder - Tale of Two Cities (2 Sides Remix) [Stream]

MURS and 9th Wonder have an undeniable chemistry. The two have become an underground force, releasing five albums together including their latest effort, The Final Adventure, and so its only fitting that the number two is a... Read More


Buckshot x 9th Wonder ft. Rapsody - Shorty Left [Stream]

Having spent the first two song releases off his and 9th Wonder‘s next collaborative set, Stop Rapping and What I Gotta Say, respectively trashing sucker emcees and touting his own credentials, Buckshot switches gear to... Read More


MURS & 9th Wonder - Tale of Two Cities [Stream]

On paper, red and blue are just two primary colors. In reality, they are two of the most powerful colors in the world today. From politics to the streets, these colors have inspired countless lines, verses, and songs, for... Read More


Buckshot x 9th Wonder - What I Gotta Say [Stream]

On the lead single off his next collaborative full-length with heavyweight beatsmith 9th Wonder, Buckshot offered his unfiltered opinion on the wackness pervading contemporary hip-hop, encouraging sucker emcees to Stop... Read More


Murs x 9th Wonder - Funeral for a Killer [Stream]

Though MURS and 9th Wonder chose to channel their energy into making dope music, there are those from their respective ‘hoods who, though some combination of will and circumstance, took a darker path. Coming on the... Read More


9th Wonder & Buckshot - Stop Rapping [Stream]

In a world where mic skills paid, Buckshot would be making Rick Ross money. (As for what kind of money Rick Ross would be making, I’ll let y’all use your imagination.)  In reality, of course, being... Read More


MURS x 9th Wonder - It’s Over [Stream]

Like all good things, MURS and 9th Wonder‘s collaborative partnership must eventually come to an end. To ensure it concludes on a high note, the Cali underground emcee and his Carolina-repping production partner have... Read More


9th Wonder to Document His Year at Harvard in Upcoming Documentary [Video] [Feature ]

New York, N.Y. -- After documenting 365 days in the life of the Grammy-winning beatsmith and Jamla Records founder's life in 2010's The Wonder Year, independent filmmaker Kenneth Price has rejoined forces with 9th Wonder for... Read More


9th Wonder - Tutankhamen [Album]

The DJBooth has joined forces with Grammy Award winning producer, artist, teacher and Jamla Records founder 9th Wonder to present Tutankhamen, a new instrumental project that’s every bit as royal (and potentially... Read More


9th Wonder - Tutankhamen (Valley of the Kings) [Album]

The DJBooth has joined forces with GRAMMY-award winning producer, artist, teacher and Jamla Records founder 9th Wonder to present Tutankhamen, a new instrumental project that's every bit as royal (and potentially deadly) as... Read More


9th Wonder & Rapsody Talk Culture (& Duke Basketball) Over Everything [Exclusive Video Interview] [Feature ]

On March 17, The DJBooth closed out SXSW with one of the livest showcases in the history of mankind, ever. DJBoothTV's own Jacques Morel was lucky enough to catch up with legendary producer 9th Wonder and the first lady... Read More


Phonte Announces Fall Tour Dates With 9th Wonder, The Foreign Exchange [Feature ]

New York, N.Y. -- Fresh off the release of his debut solo album, Charity Starts at Home, North Carolina mainstay and Little Brother alumnus Phonte is about to embark upon a nationwide tour. Over the course of October and... Read More


9th Wonder ft. Mac Miller & Heather Victoria - That’s Love [Stream]

*Jazzy Pha voice* Ladieeeees an’ Gennamin! 9th Wonder is officially in the building! Seriously, today is an exciting day for hip hop - especially if you’re from North Carolina. Phonte of Little Brother, J. Cole... Read More


9th Wonder - The Wonder Years [Album]

You can’t write about hip-hop and not write about 9th Wonder. Or at least I seemingly can’t. For the past five years the man’s been a nearly constant presence in my journalistic exploits. Way back in 2007 (did the... Read Full Review


9th Wonder ft. Terrace Martin, Phonte, & Bird and The Midnight Falcons - One Night [Stream]

Veteran beatsmith 9th Wonder has been on a roll lately, and shows no sign of stopping anytime soon; album leak One Night, the latest entry in the Little Brother affiliate’s hit parade, finds 9th enlisting frequent... Read More


9th Wonder ft. Raekwon & Big Remo - No Pretending [Stream]

If your ears are anything like mine, you crave a sound whose intentions aren’t trying to send you into a syrup-sipping frenzy or gun play. Nothing fabricated, nothing embellished, which is why you can count on a cut... Read More


9th Wonder ft. Phonte & Median - Band Practice pt.2 [Stream]

There are people that get into music business for the wrong reasons, but there are a handful of artists that do it for the right ones. And then there’s 9th Wonder. His body of work says many things about his drive for... Read More


HaLo ft. Rapsody & 9th Wonder - Lines [Stream & Download]

Does it still count as subtext when you’re telling people to “read between the Lines?” If you didn’t catch the subtext of that rhetorical question, I kinda think not. Regardless, those who attend to the... Read More


David Banner & 9th Wonder ft. Ludacris & Marsha Ambrosius - Be With You [Stream]

Let me get this straight: David Banner, 9th Wonder, Ludacris and Marsha Ambrosius on the same song? Excuse my enthusiastic language, but let me talk my s**t - I f**king love this record. Taking a break from my day job, I saw... Read More


David Banner & 9th Wonder - What Did I Do? [Stream & Download]

There was a quote that stuck with me from Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Making the Band: “Emotions will have you broke.” I guess that philosophy comes into play when choosing tracks for an album too…... Read More


Thee Tom Hardy ft. 9thmatic aka 9th Wonder & Khrysis - Fresh & Fly [Stream]

Having cracked his first case, The Curse of the Green Faceded, wide open, Thee Tom Hardy is preparing to delve into The Secret of thee Green Magic on mixtape number two. As you might expect, the inaugural leak off the project... Read More


Don Cannon & 9th Wonder Present Tom Hardy’s “Hardy Boy Mystery Mixtape: Curse of Thee Green Faceded” [Feature ]

Durham, NC -- 9th Wonder protégé Tom Hardy has teamed up with his Little Brother-affiliated musical mentor and DJ Don Cannon to bring listeners The Hardy Boy Mystery Mixtape: Curse of Thee Green Faceded. Featuring Hardy's... Read More


Wale Finally Drops Long-Awaited “Back to the Feature” Mixtape [Download] [Feature ]

Washington, D.C. -- Wale, the D.C. buzzmaker who brought us Lady GaGa-featuring single "Chillin'" has teamed up with Little Brother producer 9th Wonder and clothing company LRG to drop his hotly-anticipated Back to the... Read More


9th Wonder ft. Styles P. & Tyler Woods - Only Knew [Stream]

Former Little Brother producer 9th Wonder is preparing the release of his third compilation album, originally set to drop January 29, and the first on mid-major label, Asylum.  The Wonder Years, which is produced... Read More


Buckshot & 9th Wonder Set to Release Collaborative LP, “The Formula” [Feature ]

New York, NY -- Super-Producer, 9th Wonder, formerly of Little Brother, has once again teamed up with legendary MC, Buckshot, of Black Moon, and the lead MC, of the mighty Boot Camp Clik, for their follow up album The... Read More


Jean Grae ft. 9th Wonder - Love Thirst [Stream]

A growing trend, followed most notably by rappers Jay-Z, Biggie and Trick Daddy, is to carry a female MC under your wing.  The next to join that club (believe it or not) is Talib Kweli, who has added successful... Read More


9th Wonder To Release “The Wonder Years” on Asylum Records, January ‘08 [Feature ]

Durham, NC -- Fresh off the second phase of his successful Dream Merchant series, producer 9th Wonder is stepping away from the traditional boom bap sound to create a new R&B/Hip Hop project entitled The Wonder Years. The... Read More


Erykah Badu - Honey [Stream]

After having not released a studio album since 2003’s Worldwide Underground, neo-soul legend Erykah Badu is planning to release three albums over a twelve month-period.  The first of the three will be titled The... Read More


9th Wonder - Dream Merchant, Vol. 2 [Album]

Loyal readers know I wasn’t exactly in a good mood last week. It wasn’t that the albums were bad…entirely…they were just underwhelming. See, unlike some other reviewers who scan through four or five tracks and then... Read Full Review