Left of Black with Hip-Hop Producer 9th Wonder

Left of Black with Hip-Hop Producer 9th Wonder

Find more Left of Black here: https://fhi.duke.edu/programs/left-black

In this special episode of Left of Black, Dr. Mark Anthony Neal sits down with legendary hip-hop producer and long-time friend, Patrick "9th Wonder" Douthit to discuss his legacy in the music industry and his professorship at Duke University and beyond. From rap icon Pete Rock and old school hip-hop to the state of women's basketball to Douthit's new sneaker line from Nike, the two men touch on multiple topics during a visit to Douthit's recording studio near Downtown Raleigh, NC.

Visit 9th Wonder's very own NC recording label, Jamla Records, here: https://www.jamlarecords.com/main

Left of Black is a web series featuring interviews with Black Studies scholars produced by the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University.

Directed and edited by Eric Barstow, MFA. Additional production support by Tessa Delgo.

Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

Additional footage & photography used in this episode were produced by the following:

9th Wonder addresses Harvard students in a scene from the documentary "The Hip-Hop Fellow," produced by Price Films https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2014/04/03/9th1_custom-c31ecab5fea66ac0...

9th Wonder at Paid Dues, posted by Flowizm and Ninth Wonder on Wickipedia https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:9thWonderAtPaidDues-2008.jpg

9th Wonder X Nike KD 15 “Charles Douthit” - Style Code: DO9827-901, produced by Window Shopping With Cacs on YouTube https://youtu.be/9eSaQPGzWp0

Chucky Thompson, photo by Russell Webster https://i8.amplience.net/i/naras/chucky-thompson-2.jpeg.jpg?w=821&sm=c

DRAKE SPEAKS ON 9TH WONDER, directed by Kenneth Price. Posted by Jamla Records on YouTube https://youtu.be/8vy06Ucwu1U

Little Brother - Lovin' It (feat. Joe Scudda) [Official Video], produced by Atlantic Records https://youtu.be/vLReIhRgVS8

Pete Rock and CL Smooth press kit https://www.hiphopnostalgia.com/2020/06/pete-rock-cl-smooth-mecca-and-so...

Pete Rock & CL Smooth - They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.) (Official Video), posted by UPROXX Video on YouTube Producer: Pete Rock & CL Smooth; Nevelle Hodge; Large Professor Label: Untouchables/Elektra Records https://youtu.be/k6mdRv0ZdR8

Q-Tip image by © Chi Modu/Diverse Images/ Corbis https://sf.ezoiccdn.com/ezoimgfmt/hiphopgoldenage.com/wp-content/uploads...

THE HIP-HOP FELLOW TRAILER, produced by Price Films. Posted by Jamla Records on YouTube https://youtu.be/612EqXJfOhE

Young Guru speaks on 9th Wonder, directed by Kenneth Price. Posted by Jamla Records on YouTube https://youtu.be/4DhgQ_woGec