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The Wonder Years (9th Wonder album)

The Wonder Years is the fourth studio album by producer 9th Wonder.[4] It was released on September 27, 2011 through his own label It's A Wonderful World Music Group. The album was entirely produced by 9th Wonder himself.

The Wonder Years
Studio album by 9th Wonder
Released September 27, 2011
Recorded 2010 - 2011
Genre Hip hop, underground hip hop, R&B
Length 61:51
Label It's A Wonderful World Music Group
Producer 9th Wonder
9th Wonder chronology
9th's Opus: It's A Wonderful World Music Group Vol. 1
(2010)9th's Opus: It's A Wonderful World Music Group Vol. 12010
The Wonder Years
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 87/100
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
XXL 4/5 stars[2]
HipHopDX 4/5 stars[3]



It was originally scheduled to be released in 2008 through Asylum Records but it was delayed to undisclosed reasons. The songs originally recorded for the album were leaked such as "Star" featuring his former group Little Brother, "Ms. Diva" featuring Tyler Woods and Talib Kweli and "Only Knew" featuring Tyler Woods and Styles P.

Track listingEdit

Standard editionEdit

No. Title Performer(s) Length
1. "Make It Big" Khrysis & 9thmatic 5:14
2. "Band Practice Pt. 2" Phonte & Median 1:59
3. "Enjoy (West Coastin')" Warren G, Murs & Kendrick Lamar 3:23
4. "Streets of Music" Tanya Morgan & Enigma of Actual Proof 3:06
5. "Hearing the Melody" Skyzoo, Fashawn & King Mez 4:04
6. "Loyalty" Masta Killa & Halo 4:15
7. "Now I'm Being Cool" MeLa Machinko & Median 4:09
8. "Never Stop Loving You" Terrace Martin & Talib Kweli 4:00
9. "Piranhas" Sene & Sundown of Actual Proof 3:19
10. "Peanut Butter & Jelly" Marsha Ambrosius 4:04
11. "One Night" Terrace Martin, Phonte & Bird and The Midnight Falcons 4:22
12. "Your Smile" Holly Weerd & Thee Tom Hardy 3:49
13. "No Pretending" Raekwon & Big Remo 4:00
14. "20 Feet Tall (Remix)" Erykah Badu & Rapsody 4:20
15. "That's Love" Mac Miller & Heather Victoria 3:30
16. "A Star U R" Terrace Martin, Problem & GQ 4:17

iTunes deluxe editionEdit

  1. "Make It Big (Remix)" featuring Big Remo
  2. "Band Practice Pt. 2" featuring Phonte and Median
  3. "Enjoy" featuring Warren G, Murs and Kendrick Lamar
  4. "Streets of Music" featuring Tanya Morgan and Enigma of Actual Proof
  5. "Hearing the Melody" featuring Skyzoo, Fashawn and King Mez
  6. "Loyalty" featuring Masta Killa and Halo
  7. "Now I'm Being Cool" featuring Mela Machinko and Mez
  8. "Never Stop Loving You" featuring Terrace Martin and Talib Kweli
  9. "Piranhas" featuring Blu and Sundown of Actual Proof
  10. "Peanut Butter & Jelly" featuring Marsha Ambrosius
  11. "One Night" featuring Terrace Martin, Phonte, and Bird and The Midnight Falcons
  12. "Your Smile" featuring Holly Weerd and Thee Tom Hardy
  13. "No Pretending" featuring Raekwon and Big Remo
  14. "20 Feet Tall" featuring Erykah Badu and Rapsody
  15. "That's Love" featuring Mac Miller and Heather Victoria
  16. "A Star U R" featuring Terrace Martin, Problem & GQ
  17. "Band Practice" featuring Phonte
  18. "Me and My Nuh" featuring Teedra Moses
  19. "Base For Your Face" featuring Lil B, Jean Grae and Phonte


  1. ^ Jeffries, David. link. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2011-11-18.
  2. ^ Martinez-Belkin, Neil. link. Retrieved on 2011-9-29.
  3. ^ The Company Man. link. Retrieved on 2011-9-28.
  4. ^ Paine, Jack (8 August 2011). "9th Wonder Reveals Tracklist For "Wonder Years," Due September 27th". Hip Hop DX. Retrieved 8 August 2011.