Grammy Award winning producer and label CEO, 9th Wonder, is a trusted figure of wisdom and guidance in the music industry. He has worked with Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige and countless others.
Through his North Carolina-based label, Jamla Records, 9th Wonder counsels a host of artists and producers that includes Grammy-nominated rapper, Rapsody. Beyond his musical accomplishments, 9th Wonder has made significant contributions to promote and preserve hip-hop. He teaches classes at Harvard University, N.C. Central University and Duke University and serves on the Kennedy Center Hip Hop Culture Council alongside Q-Tip and LL Cool J. A leader devoted to uplifting women, 9th Wonder continues his work mentoring future leaders by joining Unlock Her Potential.
Inducted into North Carolina Music Hall of Fame (2019), produced “DUCKWORTH” on Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer Prize winning album, instructor at Harvard University’s Hip Hop Archive and Duke University, Executive Committee of Hip-Hop and Rap at the National Museum of African American History and Culture at The Smithsonian, Kennedy Center’s Hip-Hop Culture Council.