Grammy nominated producer 9th Wonder took the hip hop scene by storm in 2001 with his group Little Brother which consisted of members Big Pooh and Phonte.The group dropped four dope studio albums and six mixtapes which became wildly popular in the underground hip hip scene. The North Carolina native has been putting in major work with many hip hop greats since then, both mainstream and underground, such as Jay-Z, J. Cole, Drake, Wale, David Banner, Ludacris, Buckshot, Jean Grae, Talib Kweli, Murs, Lecrae, Skyzoo, Rapsody and Kendrick Lamar to name a few. He recently produced the song Duckworth on Kendrick Lamar’s latest album “DAMN” which has received seven Grammy nominations. 9th also produced joints on Rapsody’s album “Laila’s Wisdom” like U Used to Love Me featuring Terrance Martin , You Should Know featuring Busta Rhymes and Power featuring Kendrick Lamar and Lance Skiiwalker. Rapsody has two Grammy nominations this year! The Jamla squad is on fire!
9th Wonder has amassed a mind blowing beat catalogue with strictly Boom Bap instrumentals. Over the years, 9th Wonder has become one of hip hops revered producers. Today 9th Wonder continues to blaze trails! He has released a follow up to his 36 track project with hardcore hip hip beats titled “Zion”, which dropped in May 2016. 9th never ceases to amaze hip hop fans with his ability to blend hardcore and melodic hip hop samples with his signature style. He always delivers that authentic boom bap we all know and love. No sample is safe from this creative genius. “Zion II” has been officially released today for your listening pleasure. This time it’s 43 Boom Bap packed instrumentals you must hear. Show your support and purchase/stream “Zion II“.
Weekly Rap Gods salutes 9th Wonder for his contributions to hip hop musically and as an educator. For those who don’t know , 9th Wonder has dedicated years as a music instructor at North Carolina Central University educating students in hip hop history. Now that’s how you preserve the hip hop culture!
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