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9th Wonder Presents The Soul Council

9th Wonder Presents: The Away Team

Catch Up : 9th Wonder Mini- Documentaries For IWWMG


Week 2 9TH WONDER presents BIG REMO

Week 3 9TH WONDER presents RAPSODY

4-IZE In The Studio With 9th Wonder

9th Wonder Introduces IWWMG

Grammy award winning producer, 9th Wonder introduces the artists that make up his It’s A Wonderful World Music Group (IWWMG) label. Be on the lookout all summer for mini-documentaries introducing the individual artists. Register for the site launch HERE

Upcoming Documentary On Hip Hop Producer “9th Wonder”

Teaser from the yet untitled documentary on hip hop producer 9th Wonder

Jay-Z’s DJ & engineer, Young Guru discusses finding 9th Wonder and the genesis of the 9th Wonder produced track “Threat” from Jay Z’s classic The Black Album.

Beat Fanatic “SlopFunkDust”

We continue our weekly Beat Fanatic spotlight and this week we turn to the producer and founder of the movement Slopfunk

Originally from London, Slop grew up in Hawaii, North Carolina and Florida. but now resides in Phoenix Arizona.

Slopfunk is definately one of the busiest dudes in the beat business, over the years that has never slowed, if anything it’s increasingly more demanding as more and more producers step to the forefront in the industry.

We asked Slop how it all began and how the Beat Fanatics was born

SlopFunkDust :

I started Beat Fanatics shortly after the last group that I was part of (Tap Ghost & Phobia – aka Black Saturday)  broke up in 2000
My homie Mr. Naso and myself had just finished working on the Funkghost – Ultraboogie Highlife album and we were looking to branch out and start our own thing but we could never come up with a name for it, then one day PK (The Gift) came through to record a verse for the “Unseen: The Idea” album we were working on.

PK started spitting some lines from a track he had just wrote called “Beat Fanatic”. (im an addict a beat fanatic, got a habit of bringin’ the static)… me and Mr. Naso looked at each other and said “THATS IT!!! BEAT FANATIC!!!”. the track was originally suppose to be recorded to a Rik Marvel beat but PK liked the Illmind beat better.

From there we decided to ask all the people we thought were dope to be a part of a new movement / family… and that I guess the rest is history.

The original members include Illmind, moO, Nicolay, DJ Cozmos, Dela, Nemo, 9th Wonder, Kay of The Foundation, Kev Brown, DJ Kay, DJ Roddy Rod, Obsidian Blue, Supastition, FWMJ, Tzar, Brainstorm Sounds (aka Anthony Accurate), M-Phazes, Mr. Naso, Rhettmatic, Celph Titled, Akrobatik, Surreal, Rik Marvel, Krewcial, Spon, DJ Blenda, Mekka Don, RekOne (R.I.P.)

Working on the Beat Fanatic Volumes Slopfunk recently released Beat Fantics Vol 1 “The Smokers Choice” with Vol 2 already underway. Go cop this dope release it has all your favourite producers on there and be sure to check for the follow up’s as they drop.

01. Acapulco Gold (co-produced by Jaisu)
02. Alaskan Thunder F#@k (co-produced by KHRYSIS)
03. Grandaddy Purp (co-produced by Illastrate)
04. Sour Diesel (co-produced by J.Bizness)
05. White Rhino (co-produced by Illastrate)
06. AK-47 (co-produced by !llmind)
07. Blue Dream (co-produced by Nicolay)
08. Trainwreck (co-produced by KHRYSIS)
09. OG Kush (co-produced by !llmind)
10. L.A. Confidential (co-produced by Rhettmattic)