This subject guide list resources pertaining to hip hop that is available both in print and electronic format at North Carolina Central University. This is a selective list of resources that are useful for locating information on hip hop. Call numbers are provided for print publications.
NCCU News (April 12, 2014)
Patrick Douthit, also known as Grammy Award-winning producer and scholar 9th Wonder, will return to NCCU in fall 2014 and teach an interdisciplinary course on hip-hop context and culture that will be based in the Department of History. Douthit served as an adjunct professor at NCCU from 2006-2009.
Patrick Douthit, P.K.A., 9th Wonder, is a native of Winston-Salem, N.C., and has served as an assistant professor and the Nasir Jones Fellow in the W.E.B. Dubois Institute at Harvard University. Additionally, he is an adjunct professor at Duke University. He has lectured at universities across the country, including University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania and Cornell University. Douthit is the CEO of JAMLA Records, and has been the subject of two feature documentaries, “The Wonder Year” and “The Hip-Hop Fellow,” both produced by Kenneth Price. The later film, “The Hip-Hop Fellow,” premiered recently at the 2014 Full Frame Film Festival. Douthit has worked with some of the music industry’s most successful artists, including Jay-Z, Destiny’s Child, Mary J. Blige, Ludacris, Drake and Chris Brown. He also serves as director of Creative Outreach and Business Development for Lifted Research Group (LRG).