9th Wonder, Grammy-award winning producer and Winston-Salem native, named visiting scholar at Wake Forest University.

Grammy-award-winning producer 9th Wonder is coming back to his hometown to join Wake Forest University's African American Studies Program, the scho...

July 1, 2022
5:48 AM

Grammy-award-winning producer 9th Wonder is coming back to his hometown to join Wake Forest University's African American Studies Program, the school announced Tuesday.9th Wonder, whose real name is Patrick Douthit, has worked with many of the country's biggest stars, including Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar and Jay-Z. 9th Wonder graduated from Glenn High School and enrolled at N.C. Central University, where he helped form the hip-hop group, Little Brother. Douthit will be Professor in Residence in African American Studies for fall 2022.

Michael Hewlett